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Premiere of Willa Cather: Breaking the Mold

Willa Cather defies convention. She was both a regional writer and an international literary superstar; her novels and stories transported readers to a lowly frontier dugout or an elegant theater loge with equal adeptness. For more than one hundred years, Cather’s deeply human characters and stories

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Premiere of Willa Cather: Breaking the Mold
Premiere of Willa Cather: Breaking the Mold

Time & Location

Jun 06, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT

Red Cloud, 413 N Webster St, Red Cloud, NE 68970, USA

About the event

This short film chronicles Cather’s pursuit of literary acclaim alongside the creation and unveiling of her statue in Washington, D.C. Using archival imagery, Cather’s own words, and observations from contemporary readers and scholars, this documentary invites viewers to revisit and reexamine Cather’s importance to American literature and encourages exploration of her life more fully through literary pilgrimage.

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