Our list of some of the best Willa Cather books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.
- Death Comes for the Archbishop (Vintage Classics) (1990)
- Willa Cather My Antonia 100th Anniversary Edition: Complete and Unabridged 1918 version with introduction, context, biography and analysis (2018)
- My Antonia (2015)
- Oh Pioneers! (2015)
- PRAIRIE TRILOGY O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, My Antonia (2018)
- The Song of the Lark (Vintage Classics) (1999)
- The Essential Willa Cather: O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, My Ántonia, and One of Ours with an Introduction by Nicholas Tamblyn, and Illustrations by Katherine Eglund (2017)
- Shadows on the Rock (Vintage Classics) (1995)
- O Pioneers! (2019)
- Collected Stories (Vintage Classics) (1992)
- The Professor’s House (Vintage Classics) (1990)
- A Lost Lady (Vintage Classics) (1990)
- My Ántonia (Dover Thrift Editions) (1994)
- The Troll Garden and Selected Stories (2019)
Death Comes for the Archbishop (Vintage Classics) (1990)
Willa Cather’s best known novel is an epic–almost mythic–story of a single human life lived simply in the silence of the southwestern desert. In 1851 Father Jean Marie Latour comes to serve as the Apostolic Vicar to New Mexico. What he finds is a vast territory of red hills and tortuous arroyos, American by law but Mexican and Indian in custom and belief.
Willa Cather My Antonia 100th Anniversary Edition: Complete and Unabridged 1918 version with introduction, context, biography and analysis (2018)
Willa Cather My Antonia 100th Anniversary Edition : Complete and Unabridged 1918 version with introduction, context, biography and analysisMy Ántonia is a novel published in 1918 by American writer Willa Cather, considered one of her best works. It is the final book of her “prairie trilogy” of novels, preceded by O Pioneers! and The Song of the Lark.
My Antonia (2015)
My Ántonia was enthusiastically received in 1918 when it was first published. It was considered a masterpiece and placed Cather in the forefront of women novelists. Today, it is considered as her first masterpiece. Cather was praised for bringing the American West to life and making it personally interesting.
Oh Pioneers! (2015)
Cather invents a fictional town in early twentieth century Nebraska to tell the coming-of-age story of the Bergsons, a family of Swedish immigrants. Alexandra Bergson, the eldest of the Bergson children doggedly persists during the worst of times to become a wealthy, independent landowner.
PRAIRIE TRILOGY O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, My Antonia (2018)
This volume collects the Prairie Trilogy by Willa Cather: O Pioneers! (1913), The Song of the Lark (1915), and My Ántonia (1918). These works became both popular and critical successes in her time. Cather was celebrated by national critics such as H. L. Mencken for writing in plainspoken language about ordinary people.
The Song of the Lark (Vintage Classics) (1999)
In this powerful portrait of the self-making of an artist, Willa Cather created one of her most extraordinary heroines. Thea Kronborg, a minister’s daughter in a provincial Colorado town, seems destined from childhood for a place in the wider world.
The Essential Willa Cather: O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, My Ántonia, and One of Ours with an Introduction by Nicholas Tamblyn, and Illustrations by Katherine Eglund (2017)
Presenting The Essential Willa Cather: O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, My Ántonia, and One of Ours with an introduction by Nicholas Tamblyn, and illustrations by Katherine Eglund. This collection is part of The Essential Series by Golding Books.Much of Willa Cather’s writing evokes nostalgic memories of growing up on the American plains.
Shadows on the Rock (Vintage Classics) (1995)
Willa Cather’s novel of seventeenth-century Quebec is a luminous evocation of North American origins, and of the men and women who struggled to adapt to a new world even as they clung to the artifacts and manners of one they left behind.In 1697, Quebec is an island of French civilization perched on a bare gray rock amid a wilderness of trackless forests. For many of its settlers, Quebec is a place of exile, so remote that an entire winter passes without a word from home.
O Pioneers! (2019)
Complete and unabridged paperback edition. is a 1913 novel by American author Willa Cather, written while she was living in New York. It is the first novel of her Great Plains trilogy, followed by The Song of the Lark (1915) and My Ántonia (1918). Via Wikipedia.
Collected Stories (Vintage Classics) (1992)
The most complete collection available of Willa Cather’s remarkable short fiction, Collected Stories brings together all the stories published in book form during her lifetime along with two additional volumes compiled after her death.
The Professor’s House (Vintage Classics) (1990)
Willa Cather’s lyrical and bittersweet novel of a middle-aged man losing control of his life is a brilliant study in emotional dislocation and renewal. Professor Godfrey St. Peter is a man in his fifties who has devoted his life to his work, his wife, his garden, and his daughters, and achieved success with all of them. But when St.
A Lost Lady (Vintage Classics) (1990)
A Lost Lady is the portrait of a frontier woman who reflects the conventions of her age even as she defies them. To the people of Sweet Water, a fading railroad town on the Western plains, Mrs. Forrester is the resident aristocrat, at once gracious and comfortably remote. To her aging husband she is a treasure whose value increases as his powers fail. To Niel Herbert, who falls in love with her as a boy and becomes her confidant as a man, Mrs.
My Ántonia (Dover Thrift Editions) (1994)
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, written in 1918, it is the story of Ántonia Shimerda, who arrives on the Nebraska frontier as part of a family of Bohemian emigrants.
The Troll Garden and Selected Stories (2019)
Virginia-born writer Willa Cather burst onto the American literary scene with this riveting collection of short stories, all loosely yoked together via the theme of the arts, artists, and creativity. ..
Best Willa Cather Books Worth Your Attention
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some willa cather books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Sensing Willa Cather: The Writer and the Body in Transition
Author(s): Guy J. Reynolds
ID: 3033924, Publisher: Edinburgh University Press, Year: 2021, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf
Complete Works of Willa Cather
Author(s): Cather, Willa
ID: 2667092, Publisher: Delphi Classics, Year: 2019, Size: 9 Mb, Format: epub
Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, and the Place of Culture
Author(s): Julie Olin-Ammentorp
ID: 2819174, Publisher: U of Nebraska Press, Year: 2019, Size: 13 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are absolutely hot items according to Los Angeles Times, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.