Willa Cather: A Pictorial Memoir

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Lucia Woods
University of Nebraska Press, 1973 - Biography & Autobiography - 134 pages
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In a beautiful volume commemorating the centenary of Willa Cather's birth, December 7, 1873, the life of this classic American novelist and aspects of her best-loved novels and stories are portrayed in more than 160 illustrations, 27 in color. The photographs by Lucia Woods were specially commissioned for this book, which also includes many hitherto unpublished family pictures and snapshots as well as archival materials from the Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial.

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This is a clever little biography of Willa Cather. Short explanation accompany photographs of Cather's life - childhood photos, places she lived and wrote, friends and schoolfellows, family and foes. If you are a Cather fan, you will enjoy this small glimpse into her life. Read full review


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About the author (1973)

Lucia Woods of Chicago and New York has exhibited across Nebraska, at Darmouth, Sweet Briar, and the Art Insititute of Chicago, and in New York, Santa Fe, and London. She has made presentations to many groups, including the American Studies Association, and published essays with photographs in the Prairie Schooner and Great Plains Quarterly.

Bernice Slote, a distinguished Cather scholar, was a professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her publications included editions of April Twilights (1903); Poems of Willa Cather (1962, 1968); The Kingdom of Art: Willa Cather's First Principles and Critical Statements, 1893-1896 (1967); and Uncle Valentine and Other Stories: Willa Cather's Uncollected Short Fiction (1973, 1986), all published by the UNP.

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