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A cen­tury af­ter My An­to­nia was first re­leased, Alexan­dra Har­ris ex­plores the con­tin­ued rel­e­vance of Willa Cather’s mas­ter­piece about an im­mi­grant fam­ily in Ne­braska (page 106). Har­ris is a pro­fes­sor of English at the Univer­sity of Birm­ing­ham and has pub­lished four books in­clud­ing a cel­e­brated in­tro­duc­tion to the life and work of Virginia Woolf. True beauty is…

‘to be found in the mo­ment when some very sim­ple thing – a laugh, a light – seems to sum up the vi­tal­ity of the world.’

The strong­est per­son you know ‘My friend Felic­ity has cared for two par­ents and two small boys while teach­ing her stu­dents and writ­ing glo­ri­ous prose in the mer­est of emails. When she writes a novel, you’ll want to know about it.’

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