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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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auth_author2 Guidall, George., Lawlor, Patrick G., Mondelli, Nicholas,, Murphy, John J. 1933-, Tapper, Gordon.
author Cather, Willa.
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display_description In Jim Burden's accounting of his life with, and without, Antonia Shimerda, listeners are transported to the hardscrabble Nebraska prairie and the rural immigrant experience. When Jim first sees the Shimerda family, immigrants from Bohemia, disembarking from the same train that is taking him West to live with his grandparents, he has no idea the impact they will have on his life. Nostalgically, he remembers the good and bad times they had on their respective farms and creates his portrait of Antonia, an independent and tough survivor.
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title_display My Ántonia
title_full My ?ntonia / Willa Cather ; introduction and notes by John J. Murphy ; illustrations by W.T. Benda, My Antonia, My Antonia / Willa Cather, My Antonia / Willa Cather ; foreword by Kathleen Norris, My Antonia / Willa Cather ; with an introduction and notes by Gordon Tapper, My Antonia / by Willa Cather, My Antonia [electronic resource] / Willa Cather, My Antonia [sound recording] / Willa Cather, My Ántonia / Willa Cather ; illustrations by W.T. Benda, My Ántonia / by Willa Cather ; with ill. by W.T. Benda, My Ántonia [electronic resource] / Willa Cather, My Ántonia, My Ántonia / Willa Cather, My Ántonia [sound recording] / Willa Cather, My Ántonia [sound recording] / by Willa Cather, My ℓntonia / by Willa Cather ; with illustrations by W. T. Benda
title_short My Ántonia
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