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alipeymann: Midwestern writers often move away and then find their story looking back. Willa Cather to Delia Cai.

aarikdanielsen: And I just found Willa Cather in the little free library so …

b2l_Literature: Hailed by reviewers and readers for its originality, vitality, and truth, this novel secured Willa Cather a place in the first rank of American writers. Cather called My Ántonia “the best thing I’ve done.” For Oliver Wendell Holmes, My Ánto...

RickBarry44: She was not stout, but her body had that rather shapeless heaviness which for some detestable reason often settles upon people in old age. WILLA CATHER, "A Chance Meeting"

Philip_D_Conrad: The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young. (Willa Cather)

MikelovesSF: “The old man smiled. 'I shall not die of a cold, my son. I shall die of having lived.” ― Willa Cather, Death Comes for the Archbishop

armadill2010: The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young. (Willa Cather)

chriswolak: Portrait of the publisher as a young man by Willa Cather

ScottAndPark: In his Nobel Lecture, Lewis praised Theodore Dreiser, Willa Cather, Ernest Hemingway, and other contemporaries, but also lamented that "in America most of us—not readers alone, but even writers—are still afraid of any literature which is not a glorification of everything…

ClipperHerald: Local historian and Robert Henri Museum and Art Gallery Director, Peter Osborne, gives a presentation at the library on Monday, Feb. 13, at 5:30 p.m. at Wilson Public Library in

shelley_fort: There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before. — Willa Cather

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bentolentino11: "Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again.” – Willa Cather. KYJI CELEBRATES ASAP28

Philip_D_Conrad: The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young. (Willa Cather)

https_maxdave: i suffer in my loving, and you know it. Willa Cather, from The Complete Works of Willa Cather, "The Basket".

UpSearchLearn: "There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm." ~Willa Cather

bummiese: Willa Cather - O Pioneers! ☆☆☆

MsManeee: There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm. ▫️ Willa Cather, The Song of the Lark

JASKOIKE: Where there is great love, there are always miracles - Willa Cather ROBXINE TCO Barkadahan

jwrose53: People have to snatch at happiness when they can, in this world. It is always easier to lose than to find. ~Willa Cather

MelanieJaxn: “Where there is great love, there are always miracles.” ― Willa Cather

strferrari: anyways, willa cather's peter is wild. at first, i had the audacity to laugh at the ending, but then i realized that i had a lot of things in life that are too precious for me to lose that i'd probably do the same of what peter did

b2l_Literature: Death Comes for the Archbishop sprang from Willa Cather’s love for the land and cultures of the American Southwest. Published in 1927 to both praise and perplexity, it has since claimed for itself a major place in twentieth-century literatu...

beyourhome: Where there is great love, there are always miracles. - Willa Cather

LifeCoachMary: That is happiness; to be dissolved into something completely great. – Willa Cather

UpSearchLearn: "There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm." ~Willa Cather

paulreiners: Reading "Consequences" by Willa Cather.

Philip_D_Conrad: The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young. (Willa Cather)

b2l_Literature: Tracy Daugherty’s historical novel 148 Charles Street explores the fascinating story of Willa Cather’s friendship with Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant. The women shared a passion for writing, for New York, and for the desert Southwest, but their...

AmLit_ALA: For those of you interested in the seminar “Bright and Beautiful and Alive”: Willa Cather’s New York Intersections (June 21-23, 2023, The New School, New York, NY), there's still time to apply! Deadline extended to Feb. 15th. Details at

armadill2010: The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young. (Willa Cather)

Philip_D_Conrad: The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young. (Willa Cather)

b2l_Literature: Willa Cather and the Nineteenth Century explores, with textual specificity and historical alertness, the question of how the cultures of the nineteenth century—the cultures that shaped Willa Cather’s childhood, animated her education, suppl...

bbinfluencerorg: "The fact that I was a girl never damaged my ambitions to be a pope or an emperor. ” ― Willa Cather

Bobbyydre: Where there is great love, there are always miracles. - Willa Cather

b2l_Literature: Cather Studies 6 is part of a growing body of scholarship that seeks to undo Willa Cather’s longstanding reputation as a writer who remained aloof from the cultural issues of her day. This chronologically arranged collection demonstrates th...

RuadhanJ: Willa Cather - author of 'Death Comes for the Archbishop' - sounds Tolkienesque in defending the 'escape' of art in the face of critical so-called revolutionaries. (Excerpt from Harold Bloom's 'Willa Cather')

WadeOnTweets: I listened to Willa Cather's "My Ántonia," a detailed and fascinating look into life in the Old West. [aff. link]

Philip_D_Conrad: The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young. (Willa Cather)

UpSearchLearn: "There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm." ~Willa Cather

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

blazuiuu: I shall not die of a cold. I shall die of having lived. -Willa Cather ALAG BT BY MUNAWAR HITS 1M TROPHY AWAITS MC STAN

b2l_Literature: Edith Wharton and Willa Cather wrote many of the most enduring American novels from the first half of the twentieth century, including Wharton’s The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, and The Age of Innocence, and Cather’s O Pioneers!, My Ántonia...

Philip_D_Conrad: The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young. (Willa Cather)

chikuwa100q_bot: 96. Where there is great love/ there are always miracles. [Willa Cather]

Alberto39K: The Only Wonderful Things: The Creative Partnership of Willa Cather & Edith Lewis 6XXQHCQ

KaraKreative: 4 of 5 stars to Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather

selina3sticks: I’ve now had Toby (Wolff), Willa (Cather), Dot (Parker), and Ernie (Hemingway). I’m in too deep. I can’t stop now.

edwereddie: Men R OK for friends,but as soon as you marry them they turn into cranky old fathers,even the wild 1s.They begin to tell you what's sensible&what's foolish,& want you to stick at home all the time.I prefer to be foolish when I feel like it,&be accountable to nobody." Willa Cather

sjrusinowski: Any guesses on what I’m studying this semester? Now I just need a portrait of Willa Cather and some candles to complete the shrine

SSAABRAN: Where there is great love, there are always miracles. ~Willa Cather

tierneysutton: a good day is VIP parking at United Recording. 9songs based on Willa Cather’s The Song of The Lark

DonJaggidon007: “Where there is the greatest love, there are always miracles.” — Willa Cather JANAMDIN MUBARAK MUNAWAR

LibraryAmerica: Great news for Willa Cather fans! All three LOA volumes of her work are back in stock at our Web Store and on sale. What better way to mark the sesquicentennial of the author who, to quote Eudora Welty, “never lost sight of the particular in the panorama.”

KaraKreative: On page 115 of 297 of Death Comes for the Archb, by Willa Cather: I got to the part wher...

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

KaraKreative: On page 165 of 297 of Death Comes for the Archb, by Willa Cather: I had to Google what a...

michaelscaines: I am sulking with a hatred of my kind, just at present; as a result of having broken over my rule and gone to a string of “literary” dinners in New York. My God.. It makes me want to hibernate at Five Bank street and wear a never-lifting frown. – Willa Cather, Jan 26 1922

KaraKreative: On page 194 of 297 of Death Comes for the Archbishop, by Willa Cather

MrBigAzzB: People have to snatch at happiness when they can, in this world. It is always easier to lose than to find. - Willa Cather, writer

UpSearchLearn: "There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm." ~Willa Cather

terrywhalin: "Where there is great love there are always miracles." -- Willa Cather

JoLynnF: 5 of 5 stars to A Lost Lady by Willa Cather

KaraKreative: On page 221 of 297 of Death Comes for the Archbishop, by Willa Cather

adampbjelly: People have to snatch at happiness when they can, in this world. It is always easier to lose than to find. - Willa Cather, writer

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pharidjaffer: Quote du jour: "People have to snatch at happiness when they can, in this world. It is always easier to lose than to find." Willa Cather, writer

thecuecard: New beginnings after a move and reviews of Sarah Winman's novel Still Life and the Willa Cather classic My Antonia at

BookishlyBright: 5 of 5 stars to Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather

chriswolak: “The Affair at Grover Station” by Willa Cather

Philip_D_Conrad: The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young. (Willa Cather)

RogerGrosser: People have to snatch at happiness when they can, in this world. It is always easier to lose than to find. - Willa Cather

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

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

cudy_id: "Where there is great love, there are always miracles" -- Willa Cather

effelte: Willa Cather didn’t have to snap, spill and go off with such legendary windswept wild child fierceness boots when she wrote Paul’s Case but she did

WillaCatherFdn: Many of you already know Rachel Olsen, but you might not know that she was recently promoted to Director of Education & Engagement. Read more about Rachel’s background and work at the National Willa Cather Center—and what’s ahead!

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edtwt_bf: thank god willa cather is dead bc if i ever saw her i wouldve actually murdered this bitch i hate willa cather her writing sucks balls

gutenberg_org: The Bookkeeper’s Wife from Willa Cather

KaraKreative: On page 73 of 297 of Death Comes for the Archb, by Willa Cather: Father Valiant is kind ...

Philip_D_Conrad: The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young. (Willa Cather)

NesTheRogue: I don't know what kind of writing advice you want from me. I earned my MA in creative writing 20 years ago, but so far my only publications are essays on the advertising of Willa Cather's novels. If you want literary advertising advice from the early 1900s, that's my specialty.

LibraryAmerica: In “The Bookkeeper’s Wife,” Willa Cather drew on her time in the business world to explore how working women and their male supervisors mirrored, in a distorted way, the domestic arrangements between wives and husbands. Read our Story of the Week here:

edtwt_bf: i think the main character in my book is autistic bc he’s an anti social guy who struggles to make friends and shows more sympathy towards animals than he does humans. shout out to willa cather for the autistic representation

b2l_Literature: The scholarly edition of The Professor's House incorporates into its textual analysis findings from a recently discovered and significantly reworked draft of the novel. Willa Cather's perennial claims that there were no extant drafts make t...

malinee34667365: “Where there is great love, there are always miracles.” ― Willa Cather

faggificate: when willa cather calls paul in paul's case a "faggot burning in a tempest", she was a literary time traveler for just a moment

b2l_Literature: Although the land on which the Nebraska farm boy Claude Wheeler lives is settled, he himself has inherited the pioneer spirit of adventure, the frontiersman's purpose, and the settler's sense of idealism. In One of Ours, Willa Cather explor...

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TexasHistoryL: Aside from my parents and grandparents and a few other older people that cared about me, John Graves, Larry McMurtry, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Willa Cather, Kurt Vonnegut, Jim Harrison, Light Cummins, Mark Twain and Patterson Hood are a few of the people that really influenced me.

Philip_D_Conrad: The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young. (Willa Cather)

DukeStirr: "Blame keeps wounds open. Only forgiveness heals!" ~ Willa Cather

UpSearchLearn: "There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm." ~Willa Cather

RaissaDevereux: The Affair at Grover Station by Willa Cather

armadill2010: The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young. (Willa Cather)

chikuwa100q_bot: 96. Where there is great love/ there are always miracles. [Willa Cather]

KaraKreative: On page 70 of 297 of Death Comes for the Archbishop, by Willa Cather



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