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Comprehensive information about Willa Cather including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Willa Sibert Cather (December 7, 1873 – April 24, 1947) was an American author who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, in works such as O Pioneers!, My Ántonia, and The Song of the Lark. In 1923 she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours (1922), a novel set during World War I. Cather grew up in Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska. She lived and worked in Pittsburgh for ten years, then at the age of 33 she moved to New York, where she lived for the rest of her life. This educational Willa Cather resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left Every artist makes himself born. It is very much harder than the other time, and longer. Quote Right
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Quote Left Only solitary men know the full joys of frienship. Others have their family but to a solitary and an exile, his friends are everything. Quote Right
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Quote Left Whatever is felt upon the page without being specifically named there—that, one might say, is created. It is the inexplicable presence of th... Quote Right
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Quote Left There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm. Quote Right
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Quote Left I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do. Quote Right
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