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 (kăth′ər), Willa Sibert 1873-1947.
American writer noted for depicting frontier life in novels such as My Ántonia (1918) and One of Ours (1922), which won a Pulitzer Prize.


(Biography) Willa (Sibert). 1873–1947, US novelist, whose works include O Pioneers! (1913) and My Ántonia (1918)


(ˈkæð ər; often ˈkæθ-)

Willa (Sibert), 1876–1947, U.S. novelist.
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Southwestern Women Writers and the Vision of Goodness: Mary Austin, Willa Cather, Laura Adams Armer, Peggy Pond Church, and Alice Marriott
In astutely and acutely engaging the 1920s social world of her professor, Cather particularizes the ways social structures shape the individual choices and self-conceptions of her characters.
For Willa Cather, the place where she spent her childhood-the American Midwest-was both her inspiration and an abundant source of her art.
Although The Professor s House is not her most popular book, I have to admit I'm a Cather fanatic who loved this shorter novel.
By working together with the Dowell, Cather and other GNM and TM members were able to draw up a better solution for all.
The Selected Letters of Willa Cather, edited by Andrew Jewell and Janis Stout.
Cather's works, and Cather herself, are situated in the reality of editors, designers, publishers, translators, reviewers, and colleagues.
If Cather borrows this mode of structural parataxis, it is not to proselytize nor reaffirm providence but to draw attention to the rhetorical relationship between the work of art and its audience.
In the humanities, though, no such models have managed to take hold, and my broader purpose in returning to Cather is to join in the effort to establish one.
Cather and her colleagues recently completed a claims database study that found psoriasis to be significantly associated with lower rates of pregnancy and live births in women aged 35 years or younger.
Birns (literature, Eugene Lang College) brings together 18 essays on the life and work of American writer Willa Cather.