My ÁntoniaBook - 2003
Widely recognized as Willa Cather 's greatest novel, My #65533;ntonia is a soulful and rich portrait of a pioneer woman's simple yet heroic life. The spirited daughter of Bohemian immigrants, #65533;ntonia must adapt to a hard existence on the desolate prairies of the Midwest. Enduring childhood poverty, teenage seduction, and family tragedy, she eventually becomes a wife and mother on a Nebraska farm. A fictional record of how women helped forge the communities that formed a nation, My #65533;ntonia is also a hauntingly eloquent celebration of the strength, courage, and spirit of America's early pioneers.Gordon Tapper is Assistant Professor of English at DePauw University. He is the author of The Machine That Sings: Modernism, Hart Crane, and the Culture of the Body , from Routledge.
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BostonPL_LauraB Dec 07, 2016
A New York lawyer remembers his boyhood in Nebraska and his friendship with a pioneer Bohemian girl. A novel set in Nebraska about pioneering Bohemian farmers & of the courageous heroine, Antonia. A classic tale, and read-a-like for "Gilead".
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