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Shadows on the rock

by Willa Cather

  • 156 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada,
  • Québec (Québec)
    • Subjects:
    • Frontenac, Louis de Buade, comte de, 1620-1698 -- Fiction,
    • Fathers and daughters -- Fiction,
    • Pharmacists -- Fiction,
    • Physicians -- Fiction,
    • Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France) -- Fiction,
    • Québec (Québec) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilla Cather.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesVintage classics
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3505.A87 S5 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination229 p. ;
      Number of Pages229
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1277232M
      ISBN 100679764046
      LC Control Number95008915

      To an extent, Shadows on the Rock stands apart from other Willa Cather novels because of its setting. Cather is known as a regionalist, one who writes .   Rock • Play Shuffle. Editors’ Notes If you immediately think of Zakk Wylde as a guitar-shredding beast from Ozzy Osbourne and Black Label Society, Book of Shadows II offers the tamer, acoustic counterpoint. As he did on ’s volume one, Wylde taps into his introspective side, setting a vulnerable tone that recalls Lynyrd Skynyrd.

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      As James Woodress, Willa Cather's foremost biographer, remarks, "An historical novel laid in Quebec in the seventeenth century seems an unlikely product from the pen of Willa Cather." Unlikely and unwelcome, some readers might add. Indeed, Shadows on the Rock () is perhaps the most forbidding of Cather's works. Plotless, slowly paced, and indifferent to the Author: Steven Trout.   The "Rock" in the title refers to the mountains surrounding Quebec, so I suppose the shadows are the stories in the book. However, Cather is masterful at creating a sense of place. I remember that was the thing I've liked best about all her books so far: the Midwest in My Antonia and Song of the Lark; the Southwest in The Professor's House; and.


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What a great book. Willa Cather never disappoints a reader. This was one of her lesser known novels but it is still excellent. Shadows on the Rock is a tale of Quebec City during the final days of the royal governor Louis Frontenac and colonial New France.

It is not a long book but the characters are many and varied and thoughtfully drawn.4/5. “Shadows on the Rock” is a historical novel which takes place between and in Quebec.

For a number of years after the French first settled Quebec, it was an isolated, rocky settlement where many of the inhabitants struggled to survive in the harsh by: “Shadows on the Rock” is a historical novel which takes place between and in Quebec.

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Shadows on the Rock is a novel by American author Willa. Buy a cheap copy of Shadows on the Rock book by Willa Cather. Shadows on the Rock, written after Willa Cather discovered Quebec City during an unplanned stay inis the second of her Catholic historical novels and Free shipping over $Cited by: Shadows on the Rock Homework Help Questions.

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The “Shadows” is a more intimate book; the other casts the larger shadow. One might love the newer book better, but it will not be so greatly admired, By its theme and inception, “Death Comes for the Archbishop” had a wider scope. The world of “Shadows on the Rock” is a rounded world, bound in by the trackless forests and the sea.

Shadows on the Rock. Book Details. Title: Shadows on the Rock: Author: Cather, Willa (3 of 3 for author by title) () and of the French Canadians at Quebec in Shadows on the Rock (). For the setting of her last novel, Sapphira and the Slave Girl (), she used the Virginia of her ancestors and her childhood.

Shadows on the Rock, written after Willa Cather discovered Quebec City during an unplanned stay inis the second of her "Catholic" historical novels and reflects her fascination with finding a little piece of France in eastern Canada.

Set in the late seventeenth century, the novel centers on the activities of the widowed apothecary Euclide Auclair and his young daughter, 4/5(6). Willa Cather wrote Shadows on the Rock immediately after her historical masterpiece, Death Comes for the Archbishop.

Like its predecessor, this novel of 17th-century Quebec is a luminous evocation of North American origins and of the men and women who struggled to adapt to that new world even as they clung to the artifacts and manners of one.

Shadows on the Rock, while not Willa Cather’s most well-known novel, is my personal in colonial Quebec in the waning days of the s, it is more portrait than story, more contemplative than narrative.

The novel is set at a historical moment of seismic proportions, which Cather captures brilliantly—the opening of the New World to the Old World. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Zakk Wylde - Book Of Shadows at Discogs.

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Publish your book with B&N.5/5(5). Shadows is a prequel to Obsidian and tells the story of Dawson Black and Bethany Williams. This book also has in it Dawson's siblings, Daemon and Dee (they are triplets) as well as other supporting characters in the story/5. About Shadows on the Rock “Superbly written, with that sensitivity to sunset and afterglow that has always been Miss Cather’s.” —The New York Times Willa Cather wrote Shadows on the Rock immediately after her historical masterpiece, Death Comes for the its predecessor, this novel of seventeenth-century Quebec is a luminous evocation of North.

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(with requisite flourishes of killer electric guitar work).7/ Shadows on the Rock by Willa Cather, First Edition. You Searched For: Author/Artist etc.: The book is like new - the pages are pristine and the book shows no wear. This was part of a collection of books and nearly all of the Library of America books appeared to.

Shadows on the Rock, written after Willa Cather discovered Quebec City during an unplanned stay inis the second of her "Catholic" historical novels and reflects her fascination with finding a little piece of France in eastern in the late seventeenth century, the novel centers on the activities of the widowed apothecary Euclide Auclair and his young daughter, 4/5(13).

Willa Cather's novel of seventeenth-century Quebec is a luminous evocation of North American origins, and of the men and women who struggled to adapt to a new world even as they clung to the artifacts and manners of one they leftQuebec is an island of French civilization perched on a bare gray rock amid a wilderness of trackless forests.5/5(3).

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