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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User Review  - KatherineGregg - LibraryThing

The Song of the Lark is the story of the making of an artist. Thea Kronborg is transformed from a minister's daughter living in a small Colorado town to a world renowned opera singer. Cather's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Zumbanista - LibraryThing

I was disappointed in this second of Willa Cather's Prairie Trilogy. While the writing is very good, I disliked Thea, the main character. There is a richness in the description of life in Colorado and ... 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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