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Willa Cather
(1876-1947) born on
Dec 07
US novelist, short-story writer. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for her novel "One of Ours," 1922; she also wrote "O Pioneers," 1913.
         
   
F
Give the people a new word and they think they have a new fact.

R
A child's attitude toward everything is an artist's attitude.
A
What was any art but an effort to make a sheath, a mold in which to imprison for a moment the shining, elusive element which is life itself.
N
Art should simplify. That is very nearly the whole of the higher artistic process; finding what conventions of form and what detail one can do without and yet preserve the spirit of the whole.
K
I tell you there is such a thing as creative hate.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "On Writing," "Four Letters: Escapism," 1936.
R: "The Song of the Lark," 1915.
A: "The Song of the Lark," 1915.
N: From an Internet collection of quotations.
K: "The Song of the Lark," 1915.
   


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