The Song of the Lark

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Empire Books, 2012 - Children of clergy - 310 pages
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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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

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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

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About the author (2012)

Ann Moseley is William L. Mayo Professor and Professor of Literature and Languages Emerita at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Kari A. Ronning is a research associate professor of English, textual editor of the Willa Cather Scholarly Edition series, and codirector of the Willa Cather Journalism project at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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