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What is a good story of a woman writer prescribed in a course on English (language) literature, for instance, by Willa Cather?

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Willa Cather lived in Nebraska when she was young, and much of her fiction is set there. She wrote in the first half of the twentieth century, but many of her stories and novels are set some forty to fifty years earlier, when many European pioneers and homesteaders were settling the Great Plains. Cather wrote dozens of stories, as she actually made a living writing for magazines, along with teaching for a time.

If you are interested in a more recent perspective from a woman writer located in the Plains, you might try Louise Erdrich, who...

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