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Willa Cather


) And a great-aunt out west who’d gone to college with Willa Cather, although it was true that the great-aunt hadn’t known at the time that Willa Cather existed.
Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  admired U.S. author known for her capturing the frontier life of immigrant Americans and appreciated by some for subtle feminism (1876-1947)
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Strongly Associated with:   My Antonia
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  • ) And a great-aunt out west who’d gone to college with Willa Cather, although it was true that the great-aunt hadn’t known at the time that Willa Cather existed.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • Seemed to have read a great deal—mainly Norse mythology—although his favorite novelists were people like Sigrid Undset, Knut Hamsun and those four-square Midwesterners, Hamlin Garland and Willa Cather.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • O PIONEERS! by Willa Cather PART I. The Wild Land I One January day, thirty years ago, the little town of Hanover, anchored on a windy Nebraska tableland, was trying not to be blown away.
    Willa Cather  --  O Pioneers!
  • My Antonia — Willa Cather INTRODUCTION LAST summer I happened to be crossing the plains of Iowa in a season of intense heat, and it was my good fortune to have for a traveling companion James Quayle Burden—Jim Burden, as we still call him in the West.
    Willa Cather  --  My Antonia

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  • ) And a great-aunt out west who’d gone to college with Willa Cather, although it was true that the great-aunt hadn’t known at the time that Willa Cather existed.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Willa Cather [9] , Mark Twain [4] , Washington Irving [5] , Ernest Hemingway [6] , James Baldwin [7] , Upton Sinclair [7] , Arthur Miller [8] , F. Scott Fitzgerald [8] , Herman Melville [8] , Jack Kerouac [8] , Jack London [8] , John Steinbeck [8] , Joseph Conrad [8] , Langston Hughes [8] , Mary Shelley [8] , Nathaniel Hawthorne [8] , Ray Bradbury [8] , William Faulkner [8] , Anton Chekhov [9] , Edith Wharton [9] , J.D. Salinger [9] , James Fenimore Cooper [9] , Tennessee Williams [9]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Classic Literature
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