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To Fanny Butcher,
Thought she said legend, not folklore. A very different thing. The lives were like works of art. Hopes to go out to soon. Glad to autograph copy. A very gracious review. Willa Cather [Stout #896]
Thanks for his note about the . Got a sense of from Howlett's on . May be in later in the winter. Appreciates the clergy's general willingness to overlook errors in details. Willa Cather [Stout #920]
To E. K. Brown,
Found his essay when she returned. Likes the way he presented his opinions of her books. Very fair, though too much emphasis on geographic surroundings. Not true the Southwest is not her own country in the way is. On the contrary, knew it well. Please read her comments on . Believes it is quite possible to admire and equally, though they are so different. Willa Cather [Stout #1360]
Is very pleased by her letter. Is glad when French people find an authentic note in her [in ]. They were modeled on from history whom she studied so closely she felt she knew them. Unfortunately, her student cannot hope to publish a translation of the into French, as that has already been done and by now has been published. Will have Miss Bloom enclose a copy of the short essay about the writing of the book done for a Catholic publication [ ]. Willa Cather [Stout #1366]