The Song of the Lark
This is Cather s coming-of-age classic---the story of a young artist who leaves the mediocrity of her home town to seek fame and success in the big city. A bittersweet reflection on severing oneself from one s past relationships and surroundings, The Song of the Lark explores the loss that ultimately accompanies an artist s highest achievements.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dandelionroots - LibraryThing
Cather vocalizes the vivacity and torment of raw talent - from a very few others recognizing a non-specific light, self-realization, the quest for knowledge & refinement, discovering you have no peers ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - snash - LibraryThing
Primarily an exploration of the artistic drive but also a description of a time (1890 to 1920) and places (Colorado, Arizona, Chicago, and New York City) Read full review