The Song of the Lark


Promenade Classics, New Delhi , 2021

Language: ENGLISH

384 pages

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Beautiful and lyrical, this third novel by Willa Cather follows the life of the Thea Kronberg from her childhood in 19th-century Nebraska to her career as a renowned opera singer. The prototype for the main character as a child and adolescent was Cather herself, while a leading Wagnerian Soprano at the Metropolitan Opera became the model for Thea Kronberg, the singer who defies the limitations placed on women of her time and social station to become an international opera star. a coming-of-age novel, important for the issue of gender and class that it explores, The Song of the Lark is one of the Cather's most popular and lyrical works.


Willa Sibert Cather was an American writer known for her novels of life on the Great Plains, including O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, and My Ántonia.