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Bernice Slote
University of Nebraska, Lincoln (Lincoln, NE 68588-0007)

Willa Cather: A Biography

To write a full-scale, detailed, critical biography of Willa Cather which will portray her as distinctly American in both her life and her art, but still a classic example of the fusion of world understanding and of local affection. Study will emphasize new material on l) her family background, 2) her early years, 3) her journalistic career, 4) her personality, and 5) her assessment of human values in American life.

Project fields:
American Literature

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$20,000 (approved)
$20,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1978 – 12/31/1978