The song of the lark
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Published:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1937.
Format:
Book
Edition:
Autograph ed.
Physical Desc:
viii, 580 pages, [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 23 cm.
Lexile measure:
950L
Status:
Description
In this semiautobiographical portrait of a young artist in the making, Willa Cather takes us into the heart of a woman coming to know her deepest self. Thea Kronborg, a minister's daughter in a provincial Colorado town, has dreams and gifts that her humble hometown will not satisfy. With the support of a few allies who recognize her rare qualities, she follows her ambitions to the big city, determined to be an opera diva. As she moves through a series of music teachers in Chicago, Thea finds that the attitudes and standards of those around her rarely match her own. It is only when she reconnects with pure nature in a brilliant Arizona desert canyon that Thea rediscovers the sensuous, mystical openness that is the source of her art. Realizing she must protect this experience at all costs, she resolves to shed all relationships that don't serve her higher purpose.
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Language:
English
Lexile measure:
950
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Cather, W., & Rogers, B. (1937). The song of the lark. Autograph ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 and Bruce Rogers. 1937. The Song of the Lark. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 and Bruce Rogers, The Song of the Lark. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1937.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Cather, Willa, and Bruce Rogers. The Song of the Lark. Autograph ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1937. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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