The Resource Alexander's bridge, [Willa Cather], (electronic resource)

Alexander's bridge, [Willa Cather], (electronic resource)

Label
Alexander's bridge
Title
Alexander's bridge
Statement of responsibility
[Willa Cather]
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Alexander's Bridge" was Willa Cather's first novel and one of her best. Bartley Alexander was the world's leading bridge builder; something considered an awesome skill in the early 20th century. Alexander has the strength and regret that weave throughout Cather's male characters much as they do through those of her contemporary authors, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Dreiser, Anderson, Lewis, and others. Mrs. Alexander has the strength and forbearance of Cather's female characters, shown off most clearly after the great bridge collapses along with Alexander himself. The novel bathes its locations in a glow reminiscent of a lovely Impressionist painting, full of light and luminosity. Boston has never appeared more glorious than in her descriptions, as one example. The novel starts with great strength but with a forbidding air. It ends as a great Greek drama with the collapse of the hero and the literal collapse of his great work. This is the Cather novel to start with
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Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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1873-1947
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Cather, Willa
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Narrator, Deaver Brown
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Brown, Deaver
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  • Bridges
  • Adultery
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Alexander's bridge, [Willa Cather], (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT11244769
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (2hr., 49 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781614960140
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11244769
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11244769
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Alexander's bridge, [Willa Cather], (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11244769
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (2hr., 49 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781614960140
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11244769
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11244769
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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