You can feel the spirit of the plains and those remarkable women who settled it in every perfect word that Willa Cather writes.

My Antonia by Willa Cather. After eloping with an Irish train conductor, Antonia Shimerda returns to Black Hawk, Nebraska, where she intends to make a fresh start despite betrayal and opposition.

Willa Cather 1873-1947   Her books have become classics. One of her books was Death of the Archbishop, my favorite.

Willa Cather - American writer who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, including O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, and My Ántonia.

There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm. — Willa Cather

"There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm" -Willa Cather

people live through such pain only once. pain comes again - but it finds a tougher surface. willa cather

"People live through such pain only once. Pain comes again - but it finds a tougher surface." The Lark - Willa Cather

Artistic growth is, more than it is anything else, a refining of the sense of truthfulness.

Artistic growth is, more than it is anything else, a refining of the sense of…

“The test of one’s decency is how much of a fight one can put up after one has stopped caring, and after one has found out that one can never please the people they wanted to please.” - Willa Cather

Willa Cather on Writing Through Troubled Times: A Moving Letter to Her Younger Brother

Willa Cather (American Author Novelist) Her novels were written about frontier life on the great plains. She is noted for her books like The Song of the Lark, O Pioneers and One of Ours. Her character development is really perfect in it's presentation.

"The heart of another is a dark forest, always, no matter how close it has been to one's own." ~ Willa Cather

Dark Forest Art Print, by Tina Crespo circles- relaxing - portal to a more relaxing place

Willa Cather - Born: December 7, 1873,

Willa Cather said that O Pioneers! was her first authentic novel, “the first time I walked off on my own feet—everything before was half real and half an imitation of writers whom I admired.

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