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Thanks, Andy--so great to be alerted to this testimony to the way Cather's
works keep generating new acts of creativity.

Best to all,
 Rick


On Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 10:38 AM Steven Shively <[log in to unmask]>
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> I found the story inspiring, and it reinforces so much of why we support
> the humanities. When we teach or talk to book clubs or spread the word
> among friends or support libraries and museums, we can inspire talented
> people. I read the story yesterday from a link on the Cather Foundation
> Facebook page—like 5 Bank Street, a good source for all things Cather.
> Wishing good stories and good storytelling to all.
>
> Steve
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> My own relationship with *My Ántonia *has evolved over the years, but it
> was the book that knocked me off of my pre-law track as an undergraduate. I
> wonder if that influence, for those of us deeply affected by the book,
> comes from explicit invitations to personal stories (like Jim Burden’s to
> the narrator) or from a more subliminal effect, such as we get from Jim’s
> visit to the Widow Steavens? Perhaps unknowable.
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> Thanks for sharing, Andy.
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> Josh
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> This is so wonderful.  I think the film is out tomorrow on demand.  I
> can't wait.  Thanks for sending this.
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> On Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 9:17 AM Andrew Jewell <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Dear Cather Community:
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> As a testament to the sometimes-surprising ways Cather can influence
> contemporary writers and artists, I suggest you read writer and director
> Lee Isaac Chung’s essay in the L. A. Times
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.latimes.com_entertainment-2Darts_awards_story_2021-2D02-2D22_minari-2Dwriter-2Ddirector-2Dlee-2Disaac-2Dchung-3Ffbclid-3DIwAR2o8numqTieH-2D1bsE7En2gsV372i5tThFzGSV-5FnM5-2D5sn3-2DqsMS63U-2DWYs&d=DwMF-g&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=1P1U_QmwwektPDtD1M1foXXGqUzLgygf16Nt7kNKpE0&m=tlRszeP7GINwSQwkt7hLBVBqYlpQO6CbBiVZISFuEoQ&s=HS0gQOtHN_zBwlKoWcyXqb3r9Z8oU-xApAlO4M47Jzk&e=>
> from earlier this week. As you may know, his new film, *Minari*, is
> getting rave reviews, and I personally look forward to seeing it as soon as
> I can.
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> Wishing you all well,
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> Andy
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> Andrew Jewell, PhD
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