My Ántonia

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Hailed by reviewers and readers for its originality, vitality, and truth, My Ántonia secured Willa Cather's place in the first rank of American writers. Cather drew deeply on her childhood days in frontier Nebraska for her fourth novel, published in 1918. Ántonia Shimerda is memorable as the warm-hearted daughter of Bohemians who must adapt to a hard life on the desolate prairie. She survives and matures, a pioneer woman made radiant by spirit.

This Willa Cather Scholarly Edition of My Ántonia is edited according to standards set by the Committee for Scholarly Editions of the Modern Language Association and it presents the full range of biographical, historical, and textual information on the novel. The selection of W. T. Benda's illustrations and the historical photography and maps also illuminate the fiction of a writer who drew so extensively on actual experience.

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subject_facet Czech Americans -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Electronic books, Farm life -- Fiction, Farm life -- Nebraska -- Fiction, Farmers' spouses -- Fiction, Farmers' spouses -- Nebraska -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Frontier and pioneer life -- Fiction, Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Married women -- Fiction, Nebraska -- Fiction, Western stories, Women -- Nebraska -- Fiction, Women immigrants -- Fiction, Women pioneers -- Fiction, Women pioneers -- Nebraska -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display My Ántonia
title_full My Ántonia / Willa Cather, My Ántonia / Willa Cather ; foreword by Kathleen Norris, My Ántonia / Willa Cather ; introduction by Jane Smiley, My Ántonia [electronic resource] / Willa Cather, My Ántonia
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