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Transformative Journeys of the Feminine Into the Southwest

A Look at the Ordeal of Making the Real Visual in Picturing a Different West:  Vision, Illustration, and the Tradition of Austin and Cather   Originally published 2 June 2014 “You can scarcely understand what it means . . . that enormous territory . . . the cradle of faith in the New World . . . the beginning of momentous things.” Willa Cather in Death Comes For the Archbishop “Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing.” Georgia O’Keeffe In Picturing a Different West: Vision, Illustration, and the Tradition of Austin and Cather (Texas Tech University Press, 2007) author Janis P. Stout closely researches and explains the history...

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