Our May story for the Willa Cather Short Story Project is “A Resurrection.” It was first published in The Home Monthly in April 1897.
Read the story on the Willa Cather Archive: https://cather.unl.edu/writings/shortfiction/ss033
“A Resurrection” is a love story with some landscape description and a good dose of Nebraska and Western US history. The setting, Brownsville, Nebraska, is an actual town.
Fun fact: In 2017 the Brownville Village Theatre hosted the premier of the stage adaptation of “A Resurrection.” It was adapted by Rachel Curtiss and Mitchell Bean.
Read “A Resurrection” sometime this month and then come back to discuss it on the response post I’ll share on May 25, the fourth Wednesday of the month. Or, feel free to read it now and comment here if you can’t wait until then!
New to this blog? Learn more about the Willa Cather Short Story Project here. In a nutshell, we’re reading one Cather short story a month. I remind everyone of what story we’re reading on the second Wednesday of the month and then share a response on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Jump in anytime!