Willa Cather

My Antonia

Willa Cather is just one wonderful story-teller. She’s a beautiful writer as well. From the opening scenes, one is transported to a place and time all too few of us are familiar with, and we discover our commonality and our alien-ness at the same time. Interestingly, Cather tells the story of a Bohemian woman from […]

O Pioneers

Nebraska, who would have thought such grant things could occur within your borders? Willa Cather, writing in the early 1900’s gives us memories of life on the prairie as it made itself felt upon its earliest settlers. And indeed, it is about the land, which takes center stage, and apparently was what Cather intended. One […]