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"Willa Siebert Cather." 6 Jan. 1996. Willa Cather. Harvard University. 13 Jan. 2005 <>.
The Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial and Educational Foundation at Red Cloud, Nebraska preserved her childhood home and other buildings connected with her writings.
"An introduction to the life and writings of Willa Cather." Willa Cather Site. 14 Jan. 2005 <>.
Sarah Orne Jewett was probably also one of the main influences on Cather’s art.
Lee, Hermione. Willa Cather. 2004. Commentary Magazine. 13 January 2005 <>.
Willa Cather wrote about the spirit and heart of America
"Willa Cather's subject was America. The country 'works on my mind,' she said in 1925, 'like light on a photographic plate.'"
Willa Cather’s Style of Writing. 2004. 13 January 2005 <>.
Willa Cather could be considered an early feminist.
"Willa refused to accept her generation’s idea that women should be passive, domestic, and uneducated. Instead, she pursued an active literary life and a world perspective that gave her work universal appeal."
Nichols, R. Art in Willa Cather's Fiction. 20 July 2003. Pittsburgh State University. 13 January 2005 <>.
Willa Cather was influenced by art of varying kinds.
"It was a painting, by the way, that made the first scene of that story [Death Comes for the Archbishop] for me. A French painter, Vibert, one who did a precise piece of work in the manner of his day, called 'The Missionary's Return.'" -Willa Cather
Parry, David. Willa Cather and the Burlington Railroad. June 2000. University of Nebraska Lincoln.13 January 2005 <>.
"The opening of "A Death in the Desert" shows that Cather knew her Burlington. Few others could have captured the slow, desultory journey on the Burlington's remote High Line from Holdrege to Cheyenne."
Duryea, Polly P..Paintings and Drawings in Willa Cather's Prose: A Catalogue Raisonné. Univeristy of Neraska, Lincoln. 13 January 2005 <>.
"After leaving Pittsburgh for work in New York City, Cather moved to Greenwich Village, where she lived near painters like Don Hedger, in her story "Come, Eden Bower." While living in Boston in her apartment on Chestnut Street, Cather could walk to the grand home of Mrs. Annie (James T.) Fields."
Newstrom, Scott. Willa Cather. 5 March 2002. Gustavus Adolphus University.13 January 2005 <>
During her tenure at college, she fell in love with Louise Pound, a student athlete.
Will(el)a (Siebert) Cather (1873-1947). 2003. Books and Authors. 13 January 2005 <>
"After receiving her BA in 1895, Cather lived in Pittsburg with Isabelle McClung"
Lindhard, Anne. Willa Cather Site. 13 January 2002. 13 January 2005 <>
"Willa Cather is one of the most interesting women writers in American literary history. Both a teacher, a journalist and a critic as well as a writer, Cather plays an important part in the shaping of American modernist thought and writings."
Willa Cather was born in Back Creek, Virginia on December 7th, 1873
Willa Siebert Cather." Willa Cather. 18 Jan. 2005 <
Cather also recieved honorary degrees from the University of Michigan, the University of California, and from Columbia, Yale, and Princeton.
"Willa Siebert Cather." Willa Cather. 18 Jan. 2005 <
Cather was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame at Seneca, New York in 1988.
"Biography Willa Cather." Willa Cather. 18 Jan. 2005 <
Cather’s style is very condensed, almost minimalistic – she often described her work as "unfurnished" – which gives a sense of ‘top of the iceberg’ quality.
"Willa Sibert Cather Encyclopedia Article." MSN Encarta. Online Education Info and Resources . 18
Jan. 2005 <>.
From her college years on, Cather wrote short stories and poetry; her first published book was a collection of verse, April Twilights (1903)
"Cather, Willa Sibert," Microsoft® Encarta® Online Encyclopedia 2005 © 1997-2005 Microsoft Corporation. All Rights Reserved
Death Comes for the Archbishop is consdered Cather's greatest novel (1927)
"Willa Sibert Cather." Women in American Hisotry By Encyclopedia Britannica. 19 Jan. 2005
Cahter wrote of the pioneer spirit of another age, that of the French Catholic missionaries in the Southwest in Death Comes for the Archbishop (1927)
"Willa Cather Domestic Goddess." Willa Cather. 18 Jan. 2005 <
Her work is sometimes romantic, sometimes naturalistic, but always, it compels discussion and thought.

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