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Willa Cather's New York : new essays on Cather in the city / edited by Merrill Maguire Skaggs.

Book Book (c2000.)
Description: 318 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Madison, [NJ] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, c2000.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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Merrimack College Stacks (Lower Level) PS3505.A87 Z9383 2000 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0838638570 (alk. paper)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Introduction / Merrill Maguire Skaggs -- Pt. I. Geographical City and Home Town -- From Cornfield to the Big Apple Orchard: New York as School for Cather and Her Critics / John J. Murphy -- Young Willa Cather and the Road to Cos Cob / Merrill Maguire Skaggs -- Willa Cather's Political Apprenticeship at McClure's Magazine / Joseph R. Urgo -- "Behind the Singer Towar": A Transatlantic Tale / Robert K. Miller -- Willa Cather and Modern Medicine / Jo Ann Middleton -- Pt. II. Art Capital of the World -- Morality and the Naked Lady / Cynthia Griffin Wolff -- In the City of New York: Two Artists at Work / Kathryn H. Faber -- Cather, Fremstad, and Wagner / Sherrill Harbison -- Lucy Gayheart and Schubert / Gretel D. Weiss -- Willa Cather and Leon Bakst: Her Portraitist Who Was Designer to Diaghilev's Russian Ballet / Evelyn Haller -- Pt. III. City Contacts and Literary Connections -- Throw Out the Furniture, Rip Out the Curtains: Cather's Whitman and Whitman's Cather / Gloria Rojas -- Willa Cather and Mark Twain: Yours Truly, Jim Burden / Robert C. Comeau -- Pernicious Contact: Willa Cather and the Problem of Literary Sisterhood / Deborah Lindsay Williams -- Meeting in New York: Willa Cather and Sigrid Undset / Mona Pers -- Exclusion as Adventure: Willa Cather and Postmodernism / Laura Winters -- Pt. IV. Urban Perspectives -- Sapphira and the City / Ann Romines -- City Consciousness: A Comparison of Cather's The Song of the Lark and Dreiser's Sister Carrie / Heather Stewart Armstrong -- Like a Rose Among Thorns: Ethnicity, Demography, and Otherness in Willa Cather's "Old Mrs. Harris" / Jessica G. Rabin -- Success and Willa Cather: The Uncelebrated Victories in Obscure Destinies / Joanne Stone Morrissey -- Thea Kronborg, a Distinguished Provincial in New York: or, Willa Cather's Cultural Geography of Humor / Susan J. Rosowski.
Authors: Skaggs, Merrill Maguire. (Added Author).
Citation: Skaggs, Merrill Maguire. "Willa Cather's New York : new essays on Cather in the city." Madison, NJ : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; 2000.
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