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One of the things I’ve learned as a Times subscriber is to never, ever read Bret Stephens, no matter what he’s writing about.


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From: 5 Bank Street: The Listserv for Willa Cather Scholars <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Joshua Dolezal
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Subject: Re: [5BANKSTREET] Cather for our time . . . again


Perfect antidote is stretching it since Cather’s immigrants were largely white. No mention in My Antonia of Native American displacement. Jim’s Nebraska seems immune from the Civil War and the tumult of Reconstruction. 

I love My Antonia for many reasons. Nostalgia for American greatness is not one of them. 



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On Jul 20, 2019, at 7:39 AM, Diane Prenatt <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Thought others would be interested:



When I was in high school I read Willa Cather’s “My Ántonia” and loved it for the love story it told. This week, I borrowed my daughter’s copy and read it again. It turns out to be a book ...





Diane Prenatt, Ph.D.

Professor of English Emerita

Marian University

Indianapolis IN  46222