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A Lost Lady - Willa Cather
A Lost Lady
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A portrait of a lady who reflects the conventions of her age even as she defies them and whose transformations embody the decline of the American frontier.
A portrait of a lady who reflects the conventions of her age even as she defies them and whose transformations embody the decline of the American frontier.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780679728870 (0679728872)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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it's all small stuff
it's all small stuff rated it
4.0 A Lost Lady (Vintage Classics)
In this short novel, Willa Cather paints a disturbing portrait of a woman caught in the social grip of her times. At once a fiercely independent, charming free spirit and an obedient member of the quietly patriarchal backbone of Victorian society, Marian "Maidie" Forrester elicits both derision and ...
Ms. Margie
Ms. Margie rated it
I was a bit surprised that this didn't have the same sense of place that some of Cather's other work has. It's lovely, though, in a melancholy way. Her writing is beautiful.
demerson19
demerson19 rated it
4.0 A Lost Lady (VMC)
Willa Cather's work always fascinates me thanks to Mrs. Pepoy's introduction of her to my first-year college writing class through the classic O Pioneers! Both her novels and short stories are strong, but the short novel, A Lost Lady, had sat on my bookshelf too long.It is a novel which brings in th...
Vellichor Afternoons
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4.0
You know what surprised me? That I liked a novel by Willa Cather.Admittedly, I'd only read O, Pioneers before, but I really enjoyed A Lost Lady. It's similar in many ways to The Great Gatsby, if Gatsby were living in Colorado instead of West Egg. It's a slim volume, but the character of Mrs. Forrest...
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