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Obscure destinies

Label
Obscure destinies
Title
Obscure destinies
Statement of responsibility
Willa Cather ; historical essay by Kari A. Ronning ; explanatory notes by Kari A. Ronning ; textual essay by Frederick M. Link with Kari A. Ronning and Mark Kamrath
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This scholarly edition presents Cather's three Great Plains stories ("Neighbour Rosicky," "Old Mrs. Harris," and "Two Friends") in their historical and biographical context. Kari A. Ronning and Frederick M. Link (U. of Nebraska) provide a historical essay, explanatory notes identifying allusions and references, a textual commentary tracing the work through its lifetime, and a record of changes in the text's various editions. Several b&w photos and maps as well as typescript pages showing Cather's corrections are also included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
019353
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1873-1947
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cather, Willa
Dewey number
813.52
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3505.A87
LC item number
O25 1932
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ronning, Kari
  • Link, Frederick M
  • Kamrath, Mark
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Farmers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Farm life
  • Families
  • Family relationships
  • Failure (Psychology)
  • Men and nature
  • Friendship
  • Senior women
  • Nebraska
Target audience
adult
Label
Obscure destinies
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Willa Cather
  • "First edition."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Neighbour Rosicky.--Old Mrs. Harris.--Two friends
Control code
17214584
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
4 preliminary leaves, [3]-229, 1 unnumbered page, 1 leaf
Lccn
32026864 //r
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Obscure destinies
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Willa Cather
  • "First edition."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Neighbour Rosicky.--Old Mrs. Harris.--Two friends
Control code
17214584
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
4 preliminary leaves, [3]-229, 1 unnumbered page, 1 leaf
Lccn
32026864 //r
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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