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English 102 Willa Cather 6pm
English 102 Willa Cather 6pm
English 102 Willa Cather 6pm
English 102 Willa Cather 6pm
English 102 Willa Cather 6pm
English 102 Willa Cather 6pm
English 102 Willa Cather 6pm
English 102 Willa Cather 6pm
English 102 Willa Cather 6pm
English 102 Willa Cather 6pm
English 102 Willa Cather 6pm
English 102 Willa Cather 6pm
English 102 Willa Cather 6pm
English 102 Willa Cather 6pm
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English 102 Willa Cather 6pm

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  • 1. Born in: Back Creek, VirginiaOn: December 7th, 1873Died in: New York City, New YorkOn: April 24th, 1947
  • 2.  Miss Sarah Orne JewelInfluenced her to write her own way,adviced her to write things as she sees them.Wrote:Tom’s HusbandA Country DoctorThe LandScape ChamberThe Countrt of pointed firs Praire life The Plains Pioneer setlers immigrating:Swedish, French, mostly woman The praire life Hired Girls, Servant girls Stories from these settlers
  • 3.  Willa’s Hometown has preservedher childhood home They display sign for tourism Tours to the home Hometown very proud of her
  • 4.  Mother: Mary Virgin Boak Father: Charles Cather Siblings:Roscoe, Douglas,Jessica, James, and Elsie
  • 5.  School: University of Lincoln Career: Originaly aspired to study Medicine andScience Aprentice Physician Change of heart during education:professor submited her work for publishing in anarticle Columnist for Nebraska State Journal Lincoln Corner, writer Managing Editor of McClure’s Magazine
  • 6.  O Pioneers! The Song of the Lark My Antonia One of Ours A lost Lady Death comes for the Archbishop The Enchanted Bluff The Shadows of the Rock Sapphira and the Slave Girl
  • 7.  The Gold Medal of the National Institute of Arts and Letters inJanuary 1944 Pulitzer Award Prize winner for“One of Ours “PulitzerAward Prize for “A lost Lady” Honorary degrees from Universities, including: Princeton, Yale, Berkley American Academy Medal for “Death Comes for the Archbishop” Prix Femina Americain award for depiction of French culture inAmerica Nebraska Hall of Fame
  • 8.  She has countless fan sites and dedications Foundations made in her name Large following, fans Controversy: Debates on her sexuality haveemerged do to letters and correspondanceabout other women and to other women. Secret Letters which cannot be quoted due toher will She ensured a protection be in place afterdeath for the protection of her writing
  • 9.  http://cather.unl.edu/life.shortbio.html http://www.public.coe.edu/~theller/soj/ess/cather-2.htm http://classiclit.about.com/library/bl-etexts/wcather/bl -wcather-enchant.htm http://www.nndb.com/people/122/000113780/ http://www.willacather.org/about-willa-cather/willa-cather?start=4 http://www.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/c/willa_cather/index.ctx?query=LITERARY%20CONTESTS%20AND%20AWARDS&field=des&match=exact

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