❥ [KINDLE] ❂ My Ántonia By Willa Cather ➢ – Tbjewellers.co.uk Through Jim Burden s endearing, smitten voice, we revisit the remarkable vicissitudes of immigrant life in the Nebraska heartland, with all its insistent bonds Guiding the way are some of literature s Through Jim Burden s endearing, smitten voice, we revisit the remarkable vicissitudes of immigrant life in the Nebraska heartland, with all its insistent bonds Guiding the way are some of literature s most beguiling characters the Russian brothers plagued by memories of a fateful sleigh ride, Antonia s desperately homesick father and self indulgent mother, and the coy Lena Lingard Holding the pastoral society s heart, of course, is the bewitching, free spirited Antonia.
Wilella Sibert Cather was born in Back Creek Valley Gore , Virginia, in December , She grew up in Virginia and Nebraska She then attended the University of Nebraska, initially planning to become a physician, but after writing an article for the Nebraska State Journal, she became a regular contributor to this journal Because of this, she changed her major and graduated with a bachelor s degree in EnglishAfter graduation in , she worked in Pittsburgh as writer for various publications and as a school teacher for approximately years, thereafter moving to New My Ántonia PDF ´ Paperback York City for the remainder of her life Her novels on frontier life brought her to national recognition In she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for her novel, One of Ours , set during World War I She travelled widely and often spent summers in New Brunswick, Canada In later life, she experienced much negative criticism for her conservative politics and became reclusive, burning some of her letters and personal papers, including her last manuscript She was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in In , Cather received the gold medal for fiction from the National Institute of Arts and Letters, an award given once a decade for an author s total accomplishments She died of a cerebral haemorrhage at the age of in New York City.
- 232 pages
- My Ántonia
- Willa Cather
- 07 March 2018 Willa Cather