By Guy Reynolds

Drawing on a variety of fabric from data within the united states and from a number of basic old resources, this examine locations Cather's significant fiction in its cultural context. Reynolds explores 'progressivism', 'primitivism' and 'Americanization' in such novels as My Antonia and O Pioneers! Willa Cather in Context develops interdisciplinary readings of this significant Nebraskan novelist, putting her as a author actively engaged with some of the key debates of early twentieth-century the United States, from immigration to evolutionary conception.

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