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Volume 57.3- Winter-Spring 2015

Volume 57.3- Winter-Spring 2015


This issue's topics echo the papers and discussions that took place at the 2014 Willa Cather Spring Conference. Take a look at the influence of the environment on Cather's work.


1 Letter from the Executive Director and the President
2 Mapping Literary Landscapes: Environments and Ecosystems
3 "We were the land before the land was ours"
6 Making Old Truths Effective
6 In Red Cloud We Dance
8 "A Religion of Grass"
10 The Virtures of Native Flora
12 Nature, Second Nature, and One of Ours
17 Living in the Holes with Badgers: Nostalgia, Children's Literature and O Pioneers!
23 Writing Her First Home Pasture: Willa Cather on Her Virginia Environment
28 "That Obliterating Strangeness": The Prairie as Sublime Landscape in Willa Cather's My Ántonia
33 Women and Nature in Willa Cather and Her Contemporaries