A Willa Cather Timeline
You can find out more about Willa Cather's life, in the context of her work and major world events, in A Willa Cather Timeline.
Born in 1873, Willa Cather lived a life that spanned two centuries, a time when the world -- and a woman's role in it -- would change radically. Cather's career included stints as a magazine editor and English teacher, but her true calling was writing. Her many books, including The Song of the Lark, One of Ours, and Death Comes for the Archbishop, were both critical and popular successes, garnering awards at home and abroad. Personally, Cather found comfort in the Nebraska of her youth, the family who had lived there with her, and several close female friends who supported and inspired her literary achievements. Since her death in 1947, she has been remembered as a pioneer much like the women, artists, and immigrants she chronicled in her fiction.
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Click and drag the bottom right corner of the window to enlarge the timeline.
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As you scroll over points on the timeline, you can read more about significant events and, in some cases, view related images.
Or, click on a title in the listing of Cather's major works to see it located on the Timeline.
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