April twilights (1903)
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April twilights (1903) poems. by Willa Cather

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 75-88.

StatementEdited with an introd. by Bernice Slote.
ContributionsSlote, Bernice, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3505.A87 A8 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationxlviii, 88 p.
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5599462M
LC Control Number68005587

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April Twilights: "Whatever we had missed, we possessed together the precious, the incommunicable past" by Willa Sibert Cather. Willa Sibert Cather was born on 7th December, on her grandmother's farm in the Back Creek Valley near Winchester, Virginia. While Houghton Mifflin never published such a book, after Cather changed her publisher with Youth and the Bright Medusa in , Alfred A. Knopf did. April Twilights and Other Poems appeared from Knopf in spring ; its publication coincided with the Pulitzer Prize she won for One of Ours (). Thus as her career as a fiction writer was Cited by: 3. About April Twilights and Other Poems. Before Willa Cather went on to write the novels that would make her famous, she was known as a poet, the most popular of her poems reprinted many times in national magazines and anthologies. Her first book of poetry, April Twilights.   Before Willa Cather went on to write the novels that would make her famous, she was known as a poet, the most popular of her poems reprinted many times in national magazines and anthologies. Her first book of poetry, April Twilights, was published in Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

APRIL TWILIGHTS "GRANDMITHER, THINK NOT I FORGET" Grandmither, think not I forget, when I come back to town, An' wander the old ways again an' tread them up an' down. I never smell the clover bloom, nor see the swallows pass, Without I mind how good ye were unto a little lass.   Her first published books were the poetry collection April Twilights and the short story collection The Troll Garden. In Cather received the Pulitzer Prize for her novel One of Ours. Bernice Slote (–83), a distinguished Cather scholar, was a professor of English at the University of Nebraska–: UNP - Nebraska.   Her first published books were the poetry collection April Twilights and the short story collection The Troll Garden. In Cather received the Pulitzer Prize for her novel One of Ours. Bernice Slote (–83), a distinguished Cather scholar, was a professor of English at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Synopsis Before she wrote her prose masterpieces, Willa Cather produced striking poems, which were collected in in April Twilights. It was her literary debut, preceding the publication of .

Before she wrote her prose masterpieces, Willa Cather produced striking poems, which were collected in in April Twilights. It was her literary debut, preceding the publication of O Pioneers! by nine years. In her introduction, distinguished Cather scholar Bernice Slote notes that this early edition of April Twilights restores what had been "an almost lost, certainly blurred, portion of. First edition of Cather's first book, published at her own expense. Joan Crane, citing American Book Prices Current for , noted a copy of April Twilights with a tipped-in "Literary Note", and concluded, although never seeing it, that it was "an announcement flyer for the book in the form of an advertisement and order form issued by the Book Edition: First Edition. Bernice Slote, a distinguished Cather scholar, was a professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her publications included editions of April Twilights (); Poems of Willa Cather (, ); The Kingdom of Art: Willa Cather's First Principles and Critical Statements, (); and Uncle Valentine and Other Stories: Willa Cather's Uncollected Short Fiction ( Willa Cather (), April Twilights and Other Poems (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, ). Graphic Arts RCPXG “Of this book, there were printed by the Pynson Printers four hundred and fifty numbered copies, each signed by the author”–P. [68]. This edition includes 13 new poems, eliminating 13 from the original volume.