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By Willa Cather

The jacket of the 1st version of Obscure Destinies introduced “Three New tales of the West,” heralding Willa Cather’s go back to what many considered “her” territory—the nice Plains. those 3 tales, “Neighbour Rosicky,” “Old Mrs. Harris,” and “Two Friends,” mirrored her go back to the good of reminiscence that had encouraged the books that made her reputation.

The Willa Cather Scholarly variation offers for the 1st time the 3 tales of their ancient and biographical context, with an interpretive ancient essay and exact explanatory notes. The textual essay and gear determine the definitive textual content and hint Cather’s alterations via newly came across prepublication versions.

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