Willa Cather
#1534 Overall Influence

Willa Cather

American writer and novelist


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From Wikipedia

Willa Sibert Cather was an 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 . In 1923 she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours , a novel set during World War I.

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    As an author of twentieth-century literature, Cather wrote about pioneer farming and post World War I pessimism. Moreover, her work had a characteristic style and contained themes like idealism and closeness to nature.


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University of Nebraska–Lincoln
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Public university in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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#543 World Rank #121 USA Rank
#927 World Rank #628 USA Rank