My Ántonia, published in 1918, is a novel by Willa Cather that tells the story of Jim Burden and his friendship with Ántonia Shimerda, both of whom are immigrants to the American Midwest. Through Jim’s eyes, the novel explores themes of nostalgia, the power of memory, and the transformative nature of the American landscape. Set against the backdrop of the late 19th century, the novel captures the challenges and triumphs of pioneers forging a new life on the Nebraska plains. My Ántonia is the third novel in Cather’s Prairie Trilogy, which also includes O Pioneers! (1913) and The Song of the Lark (1915).