Published in 1925, Willa Cather's The Professor's House is a novel exploring the need to change and adapt to new life circumstances. Its protagonist, Professor Godfrey St. Peter, a man in his 50's, is living what would seem a successful and happy life. He has attained professional success in academia and has a loving family. Despite all this, he is experiencing a profound disappointment with life and is trying to find a deeper meaning to his existence. Godfery's existential dilemmas are universal.
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A study in emotional dislocation and renewal--Professor Godfrey St. Peter, a man in his 50's, has achieved what would seem to be remarkable success. When called on to move to a more comfortable home, something in him rebels.About the Author:
Willa Cather (1873-1947) was born in Virginia where for generations her ancestors farmed land. She became a teacher and journalist and is one of the greatest American writers of the twentieth century.
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