The Bohemian Girl: Stories (Harper Perennial Classic Stories)
Uprooted from a well-ordered life in Virginia when she was nine, Willa Cather came of age in the West during the last years of the American frontier. She developed a love for the beauty of the open grassland and an abiding interest in the Old World customs of her neighbors, the dreamers and builders who inhabit her fiction. This collection includes work from the early part...more
The reader will see that there is not a lot of emotion or affection in the family. They are quite reserved and distant. Nils is very attached to his little brother Eric who is now in his teens but remains indifferent to his two older brothers.
I am seeing a pattern with Cather's writing: love sought, love lost or love conquered intermixed with despair and tragedy.
In this st ...more