Journalism

The Cather Journalism Project is a major endeavor to edit, for the first time, the complete journalistic writings of Willa Cather. To accomplish this, we are collecting high-quality page images of the original publication, transcribing Cather's work, encoding a transcription of the text in Text Encoding Initiative (TEI)-conformant Extensible Markup Language (XML), thoroughly annotating each article, and publishing the texts here on the Cather Archive. Below is our initial installment, complete with notes, page images, and cross-article XML searching.

We have presented the texts as they appeared in their first publication and have not "corrected" the texts or regularized them in any way. The typographical errors, mispellings, and inaccuracies in the texts below, though accounted for in the XML markup, are consistent with the original. In providing a transcription that matches the original, we hope to give readers some sense of the roughness and immediacy that results from the rapid writing and typesetting of late nineteenth-century journalism.

We have included all portions of the columns that were not explicitly signed by another author. In some cases, it is possible that the texts were not authored by Cather but were compiled from press releases and advance notices.

We have also made available a Bibliography of Cather's Journalistic Writings, based upon Joan Crane's book, Willa Cather: A Bibliography, published by the University of Nebraska Press in 1982.

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  1. November 22, 1893 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  2. November 23, 1893 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  3. November 30, 1893 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  4. December 14, 1893 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  5. January 10, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  6. January 18, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  7. January 20, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  8. January 26, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  9. February 7, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  10. February 9, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  11. February 13, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  12. February 20, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  13. February 22, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  14. February 24, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  15. March 2, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  16. March 13, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  17. March 14, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  18. March 16, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  19. March 17, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  20. March 22, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  21. March 30, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  22. April 3, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  23. April 4, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  24. April 5, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  25. April 6, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  26. April 7, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  27. April 18, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  28. April 20, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  29. April 24, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  30. April 26, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  31. April 27, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  32. September 13, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  33. September 28, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  34. October 2, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  35. October 5, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  36. October 7, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  37. October 9, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  38. October 12, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  39. October 14, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  40. October 25, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  41. October 30, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  42. October 31, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  43. November 9, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  44. November 10, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  45. December 20, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  46. November 6, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  47. December 14, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  48. December 4, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  49. November 22, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  50. November 7, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  51. December 18, 1894 "Amusements," Nebraska State Journal
  52. December 2, 1894 "As You Like It," Nebraska State Journal
  53. November 11, 1894 "As You Like It," Nebraska State Journal
  54. November 18, 1894 "As You Like It," Nebraska State Journal
  55. December 16, 1894 "As You Like It," Nebraska State Journal
  56. December 9, 1894 "As You Like It," Nebraska State Journal
  57. November 25, 1894 "As You Like It," Nebraska State Journal
  58. March 25, 1894 "Between the Acts," Nebraska State Journal
  59. April 1, 1894 "Between the Acts," Nebraska State Journal
  60. April 8, 1894 "Between the Acts," Nebraska State Journal
  61. April 15, 1894 "Between the Acts," Nebraska State Journal
  62. April 22, 1894 "Between the Acts," Nebraska State Journal
  63. April 29, 1894 "Between the Acts," Nebraska State Journal
  64. February 17, 1894 "The Curtain Falls," Nebraska State Journal
  65. November 4, 1894 "More or Less Personal," Nebraska State Journal
  66. November 1, 1894 "Music and Drama," Nebraska State Journal
  67. December 5, 1894 "Music and Drama," Nebraska State Journal
  68. November 14, 1894 "Music and Drama," Nebraska State Journal
  69. November 5, 1893 "One Way of Putting It," Nebraska State Journal
  70. November 12, 1893 "One Way of Putting It," Nebraska State Journal
  71. November 19, 1893 "One Way of Putting It," Nebraska State Journal
  72. November 26, 1893 "One Way of Putting It," Nebraska State Journal
  73. December 3, 1893 "One Way of Putting It," Nebraska State Journal
  74. December 17, 1893 "One Way of Putting It," Nebraska State Journal
  75. January 21, 1894 "One Way of Putting It," Nebraska State Journal
  76. January 28, 1894 "One Way of Putting It," Nebraska State Journal
  77. February 11, 1894 "Plays and Players," Nebraska State Journal
  78. October 20, 1894 "Under Golden Leaves of Autumn," Nebraska State Journal
  79. September 16, 1894 "Utterly Irrelevant," Nebraska State Journal
  80. September 23, 1894 "Utterly Irrelevant," Nebraska State Journal
  81. October 14, 1894 "Utterly Irrelevant," Nebraska State Journal
  82. October 21, 1894 "Utterly Irrelevant," Nebraska State Journal
  83. October 28, 1894 "Utterly Irrelevant," Nebraska State Journal
  84. February 25, 1894 "With Plays and Players," Nebraska State Journal
  85. March 11, 1894 "With Plays and Players," Nebraska State Journal