A Lost Lady

A Lost Lady

Book - 1990
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"Written from the perspective of a male narrator, Willa Cather's classic novel is an American version of "Madame Bovary". It is a portrait of a talented woman trapped in the conventions and economic restraints of a marriage. It is the story of a woman who defies expectations, and whose personal changes coincide with the transforming American Frontier. In this work, Willa Cather expressed her profoundly modern feminist views in the life of an ordinary and gifted woman who is stifled by marriage."--Ingram
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1990
Edition: Vintage classics edition
Copyright Date: ©1923
ISBN: 9780679728870
Characteristics: 150 pages ; 21 cm


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Jun 12, 2018

1923 novel by Willa Cather, who is one of the 20th century's most underrated writers. "O Pioneers!" and "My Antonia" are her twin masterpieces, but "A Lost Lady" is a poignant and subtle novel about unrequited love and small town manners and gossip. Cather won the Pulitzer in 1923

Jan 10, 2018

Willa Cather is one of my favourite authors. This title along with My Antonia are two highly recommended books.


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