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Critical Essay by Peter M. Sullivan

SOURCE: Sullivan, Peter M. “Willa Cather's German Connections: ‘Uncle Valentine’ and Wetherian Wandering.” Cather Studies 4 (1999): 319-29.

In the following essay, Sullivan examines elements of German culture in Cather's stories, particularly the influence of Goethe on “Uncle Valentine.”

More than 70 years after Willa Cather won the Pulitzer Prize for literature, her novels and stories continue to attract a wide readership. A wave of research has examined the enduring appeal of Cather's works from different perspectives. These approaches often lead back to beginnings: the novels and stories about the immigrant peoples and their struggles against an untamed prairie that Cather knew as a child. Although Nebraska is the setting for many of Cather's writings, her portrayals of the foreign settlers on the lands opened by the...

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