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The professor's house, Willa Cather

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The professor's house
Title
The professor's house
Statement of responsibility
Willa Cather
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The professor's house was published in 1925, when she was fifty-two. At the time she was an author with a worldwide reputation, having won the Pulitzer Prize in 1923 for One of ours. Reaching the top of her profession had produced a letdown, and she later wrote that around the time she won the Pulitzer she had felt that for her the world had broken in two. The situation of the professor in this novel reflects the troubled time in Cather's own life. Behind this story of Godfrey St. Peter, a man who, despite his successes, has at mid-career experienced a profound disappointment with life, is the fierce story of how he decides to continue living despite his disappointment. Sandwiched between St. Peter's stories is the thrilling tale of his one brilliant student, Tom Outland, who discovers the cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde. Profound and disturbing, The professor's house has taken its place as one of its author's most important works
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DLC
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1873-1947
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Cather, Willa
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3505.A87
LC item number
P7 1990
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Vintage classics
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  • Teacher-student relationships
  • College teachers
  • Middle-aged men
  • Midlife crisis
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The professor's house, Willa Cather
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Publication
Control code
ocm21562053
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Vintage classics ed.
Extent
258 p.
Isbn
9780679731801
Lccn
90050269
System control number
(OCoLC)21562053
Label
The professor's house, Willa Cather
Link
Publication
Control code
ocm21562053
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Vintage classics ed.
Extent
258 p.
Isbn
9780679731801
Lccn
90050269
System control number
(OCoLC)21562053

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