By Willa Cather

ISBN-10: 1849027188

ISBN-13: 9781849027182

The jacket of the 1st variation of vague Destinies introduced “Three New tales of the West,” heralding Willa Cather’s go back to what many regarded as “her” territory—the nice Plains. those 3 tales, “Neighbour Rosicky,” “Old Mrs. Harris,” and “Two Friends,” mirrored her go back to the good of reminiscence that had encouraged the books that made her reputation.The Willa Cather Scholarly version provides for the 1st time the 3 tales of their old and biographical context, with an interpretive ancient essay and special explanatory notes. The textual essay and gear determine the definitive textual content and hint Cather’s alterations via newly came across prepublication types.

Show description

Read Online or Download Obscure Destinies PDF

Similar classics books

Download PDF by Edgar Rice Burroughs: Out Of Time's Abyss (The Lost Continent's Most Startling

On Caprona, the Land that point Forgot, all the world's savage previous nonetheless lived. the following have been dinosaurs and flying reptiles, the following have been the main primitive of cavemen and the final of the Bronze Age barbarians. yet there has been another mystery that the claws and fangs and sharp-edged spears guarded such a lot of all.

A Middle English Reader and Vocabulary - download pdf or read online

This hugely revered anthology of medieval English literature gains a number of well-chosen extracts of poetry and prose, including popular stories from Arthurian legend and classical mythology, in addition to the allegorical poem "Piers Plowman" and John Wycliffe's translation of the Bible. contains notes on each one extract, appendices, and an intensive word list by way of J.

Obscure Destinies by Willa Cather PDF

The jacket of the 1st version of vague Destinies introduced “Three New tales of the West,” heralding Willa Cather’s go back to what many considered “her” territory—the nice Plains. those 3 tales, “Neighbour Rosicky,” “Old Mrs. Harris,” and “Two Friends,” mirrored her go back to the good of reminiscence that had encouraged the books that made her attractiveness.

Additional resources for Obscure Destinies

Sample text

He became a good workman, he was industrious, and his wages were increased from time to time. He minded his own business and envied nobody’s good fortune. He went to night school and learned to read English. He often did overtime work and was well paid for it, but somehow he never saved anything. He couldn’t refuse a loan to a friend, and he was self-indulgent. He liked a good dinner, and a little went for beer, a little for tobacco; a good deal went to the girls. He often stood through an opera on Saturday nights; he could get standing-room for a dollar.

I don’t like to see nobody lookin’ sad. It comes hard fur a town girl to be a farmer’s wife. I don’t want no trouble to start in Rudolph’s family. When it starts, it ain’t so easy to stop. An American girl don’t git used to our ways all at once. ” “Sure it’s all right, Papa,” Mary cut in. “And it’s good you thought about that. Town girls is used to more than country girls. ” The boys put as good a face on it as they could. They surely looked forward to their Saturday nights in town. That evening Rosicky drove the car the half-mile down to Rudolph’s new, bare little house.

He went to night school and learned to read English. He often did overtime work and was well paid for it, but somehow he never saved anything. He couldn’t refuse a loan to a friend, and he was self-indulgent. He liked a good dinner, and a little went for beer, a little for tobacco; a good deal went to the girls. He often stood through an opera on Saturday nights; he could get standing-room for a dollar. Those were the great days of opera in New York, and it gave a fellow something to think about for the rest of the week.

Download PDF sample

Obscure Destinies by Willa Cather


by William
4.3

Rated 4.29 of 5 – based on 13 votes