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On the divide [[electronic resource] ] : the many lives of Willa Cather / / David Porter

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Autore: Porter David H. <1935-> Visualizza persona
Titolo: On the divide [[electronic resource] ] : the many lives of Willa Cather / / David Porter Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Lincoln, : University of Nebraska Press, c2008
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (417 p.)
Disciplina: 813/.52
Soggetto topico: Novelists, American - 20th century
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-355) and index.
Nota di contenuto: Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Abbreviations; Part I. Cather on Cather; 1. Three Autobiographies and an (Auto)interview; 2. Dust-Jacket Copy; Part II. Entering the Kingdom of Art; 3. The Quest to Excel; 4. Cather Caught in the Eddy; 5. Two Alter Egos; Part III. At Home on the Divide; 6. O Pioneers! and My Autobiography; 7. The Song of the Lark; 8. My Ántonia; Part IV. Confronting Medusa; 9. "Hard and Dry"; 10. Youth and the Bright Medusa; 11. One of Ours; Part V. "The Seeming Original Injustice"; 12. A Lost Lady
13. The Best Stories of Sarah Orne Jewett 14. The Professor's House; 15. My Mortal Enemy; Part VI. Recapitulation; 16. Cather Talks with Cather; Part VII. "In the End Is My Beginning"; 17. Death Comes for the Archbishop; 18. Fiction of the 1930's; 19. Cather, Jewett, and Not Under Forty; 20. Sapphira and the Slave Girl; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Sommario/riassunto: On the Divide analyzes the iconic image that Cather helped develop for herself, in contrast to the anonymous face she adopted for promotional activities and the very different private self she shared only with friends and family. Delving into Cather's correspondence and the little-known promotional material she produced anonymously, David Porter provides new insight into the extent-and direction-of her control. He also considers the contrasting influences of Mary Baker Eddy, whose biography Cather ghostwrote, and Sarah Orne Jewett on the author's emerging artistic persona. The study goes on to
Titolo autorizzato: On the divide  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-281-95842-5
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910454348503321
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