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My Ántonia

by Willa Cather

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Published by Signet Classics .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsSharon O"Brien (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7577222M
ISBN 100451525795
ISBN 109780451525796

Adaptation of ‘My Antonia’ leads actor/adapter on a path of rediscovery Gianni Truzzi, Seattle Post-Intelligencer 11/26/ Book-It Repertory has a solid adaptation of ‘My Ántonia’ Gianni Truzzi, Seattle Post-Intelligencer 12/1/ Annie Lareau and Bliss Kolb honored for My Ántonia: The Best, Worst in of Seattle Theater Scene. My Ántonia (first published ) is considered the greatest novel by American writer Willa Cather. My Ántonia -- pronounced with the accent on the first syllable of "Ántonia"--Is the final book of the "prairie trilogy" of novels by Cather, a list that also includes O Pioneers! and The Song of the Lark.3/5(4).

M UCH AS I liked Ántonia, I hated a superior tone that she sometimes took with me. She was four years older than I, to be sure, and had seen more of the world; but I was a boy and she was a girl, and I resented her protecting manner. O NE AFTERNOON WE were having our reading lesson on the warm, grassy bank where the badger lived. It was a day of amber sunlight, but there was a shiver of coming winter in the air. I had seen ice on the little horse-pond that morning, and as we went through the garden we found the tall asparagus, with its red berries, lying on the ground, a mass of slimy green.

Dec 08,  · My Ántonia shows us that life is hard and unforgiving. Summers burn and winters bite. And yet for all that (and with with an audacity that's almost comical), new life keeps pouring forth Author: Xan Brooks. My Ántonia: One Book, One Chicago Fall My Ántonia Discussion Questions. Willa Cather's Nebraska. Prairies in Cook County. Close Menu: My Ántonia. My Ántonia Discussion Questions. Why do you think Willa Cather chose to open the novel with the simultaneous arrival of Jim and the Shimerda family in Nebraska?


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My Ántonia book. Read 7, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Through Jim Burden's endearing, smitten voice, we revisit the remarka /5(7K). Dec 04,  · My Ántonia (Dover Thrift Editions) [Willa Cather] on axendadeportiva.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

My Ántonia evokes the Nebraska prairie life of Willa Cather's childhood, and commemorates the spirit and courage of immigrant pioneers in America. One of Cather's earliest novels/5(). “My Ántonia is a showcase for breathtaking acting like few productions I have seen.” BWW Review: MY ANTONIA at Book-It Repertory Theatre –BroadwayWorld My Ántonia book “Book-It Repertory Theatre has a winner on its hands.

MY ANTONIA sings with triumph as a. MY ÁNTONIA BOOK I THE SHIMERDAS I I FIRST heard of Ántonia 1 on what seemed to My Ántonia book an interminable journey across the great midland plain of North America.

I was ten years old then; I had lost both my father and mother within a year, and my Virginia relatives were sending me out to my grand-parents, who lived in Nebraska. I traveled.

Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in My Ántonia and in-depth analyses of. Mar 30,  · My Antonia [Willa Sibert Cather] on axendadeportiva.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The novel tells the stories of an orphaned boy from Virginia, Jim Burden, and the elder daughter in a family of Bohemian immigrants/5(). 47 rows · My Ántonia Willa Sibert CATHER ( - ) The book’s narrator, Jim Burden, arrives in. My Antonia by Willa Cather, a free text and ebook for easy online reading, study, and reference.

My Antonia () is the third book in Cather's Prairie Trilogy, which began with O Pioneers. (), and was followed by The Song of the Lark (). My Antonia tells the story of several immigrant families who move to rural Nebraska.

Jul 11,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. My Ántonia quiz that tests what you know. Perfect prep for My Ántonia quizzes and tests you might have in school. My Ántonia Summary. My Ántonia begins with a short fictional introduction told by a nameless narrator, who may or may not be the author herself.

The narrator tells you about a friend of hers named Jim Burden, a lawyer for one of the transcontinental railroads. Jul 01,  · My Ántonia, by Willa Cather, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.

Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics/5. Oct 25,  · SUPPORT LARB. DONATE $50 OR MORE BY MIDNIGHT, DECEMBER 31, The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit.

Help us create the kind of literary community you’ve always dreamed of. My Ántonia is written in the past tense and from the perspective of an adult Jim.

Everything in the novel is therefore filtered through Jim's older and wiser adult personality and understanding. For example, in this chapter, Jim's description of his grandparents is very respectful and reverent, and it is obviously written by someone who has.

Oct 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of My Ántonia book by Willa Cather. It seems almost sacrilege to infringe upon a book as soulful and rich as Willa Cather's My Ántonia by offering comment.

First published inand set in Nebraska Free shipping over $/5(5). Aug 08,  · My Ántonia, generally regarded as Cather's masterpiece, was published in and My Antonia crossed my path first.

This book captures life for immigrant families on the prairies. The author excels in providing descriptive detail of the stunning scenery and complex true characters/5.

Widely recognized as Willa Cather’s finest book and one of the outstanding novels of American literature, My Ántonia tells of the life of early American pioneers in Nebraska.

Through Jim Burden’s endearing, smitten voice, we revisit the remarkable vicissitudes of immigrant life in. My Ántonia Introduction. My Ántonia, published inis arguably the most famous work of American novelist Willa axendadeportiva.com novel takes the form of a fictional memoir written by Jim Burden about an immigrant girl named Ántonia with whom he grew up in the American West.

Jim has written a memoir about her and the narrator expresses interest in reading the manuscript. Jim delivers it to her, changing the title to My Ántonia, and thus indicating that the script will be a personal story.

With this introduction, Ántonia Shimerda's story begins and is marked by the changes in the seasons of both life and the prairie. Jul 08,  · Though it's not an easy read for teen, adults often report that they appreciate this book more when they revisit it later in life.

The great curmudgeon H.L. Mencken famously remarked, "No romantic novel ever written in America, by man or woman, is one half so beautiful as 'My Antonia,'" and there are plenty who agree with him.

Many young 5/5. 1. The first narrator in My Ántonia is an unnamed speaker who grew up with Jim Burden and meets him years later on a train.

Jim tells his story in response to this mysterious figure, who disappears from the novel as soon as the Introduction is over.Ántonia loves playing with the Harling children, and her attitude towards them will acquire greater significance in the last section of the book.

At the end of the novel, when Jim goes to visit Ántonia and her huge brood, he will note that her interactions with her children mirror those with the Harlings.Jun 04,  · My Ántonia tells the stories of several immigrant families who move out to rural Nebraska to start new lives in America, with a particular focus on a .