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The Professor's House - Willa Cather

The Professor's House

By: Willa Cather, A. S. Byatt (Introduction by)

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On the eve of his move to a new, more desirable residence, Professor Godfrey St Peter finds himself in the shabby study of his former home. Surrounded by the comforting, familiar sights of his past, he surveys his life and the people he has loved: his wife Lillian, his daughters and, above all, Tom Outland, his most outstanding student and once, his son-in-law to be. Enigmatic and courageous - and a tragic victim of the Great War - Tom has remained a source of inspiration to the professor. But he has also left behind him a troubling legacy which has brought betrayal and fracture to the women he loves most . . .

'She is undoubtedly one of the twentieth century's greatest American writers' OBSERVER *'Her voice, laconical and richly sensuous, sings out with a note of unequivocal love for the people she is setting down on the page' MARINA WARNER *'Cather makes a world which is burningly alive, sometimes lovely, often tragic' HELEN DUNMORE

Prefacep. vii
The Professor's House: Willa Catherp. 3
Acknowledgmentsp. 285
Historical Apparatusp. 289
Historical Essayp. 291
Notesp. 320
Works Citedp. 324
Mesa Verdep. 327
On the Professor's Housep. 335
Explanatory Notesp. 337
Textual Apparatusp. 385
Textual Essayp. 387
Works Citedp. 422
Works Citedp. 428
Historical Collationp. 431
Word-Divisionp. 461
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ISBN: 9781844083763
ISBN-10: 1844083764
Series: Vmc
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 7th September 2006
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.7  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.19
Edition Number: 1