Prosodic Variations in Willa Cather’s Prairie Poems

  title={Prosodic Variations in Willa Cather’s Prairie Poems},
  author={M. Ryder},
  journal={Western American Literature},
  pages={223 - 237}
  • M. Ryder
  • Published 1985
  • Art
  • Western American Literature
In 1903, W illa C ather published a slim volume of poems which were unrem arkable in both them e and form but which anticipated a serious com m itm ent to writing. As Bernice Slote notes, the poems collected in April Twilights would have seemed fam iliar and perhaps slightly oldfashioned to readers,1 for poems on classical subjects, nature, and the role of the artist were conventional a t the tu rn of the century. W ithin the next twenty years, however, C ather continued to write poetry, to… Expand
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