A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Willa Cather, who received a Pulitzer Prize in 1923. Titles in this study guide include My Antonia, O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, One Of Ours, and Death Comes for the Archbishop.
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.
Willa Sibert Cather (; December 7, 1873 – April 24, 1947) was an American writer who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, including O Pioneers! (1913), The Song of the Lark (1915), and My Ántonia (1918). In 1923 she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours (1922), a novel set during World WarI.