Bibliography of Willa Cather's Reading

This bibliography was created by Sharon Hoover and Melissa Ryan. They know that the existing work, though large, is incomplete, and they invite interested scholars, readers, and students to submit new works to the bibliography. To do so, please contact the editor of the Willa Cather Archive at . Any resource that attempts to be comprehensive depends upon a community of scholars, readers, and other interested parties.

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Total Number of Entries in Reading Bibliography: 1056

    Ibsen, Henrik

  1. Author: Ibsen, Henrik
    Title: The Master Builder
    Date: 1893
    Genre: drama
    Note Relating to Cather: Compares the mood of The Master Builder to the beginning of Lucy Gayheart.
    Note Source: A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather #1257


  2. Author: Ibsen, Henrik
    Title: Hedda Gabler
    Date: 1890
    Genre: drama
    Note Relating to Cather: Collected Short Fiction 1892-1912, Jemima Broadwood uses Hedda Gabler as an example of a character Flavia has no opinion about herself; Flavia depends on others for her opinions. In Index, Cather says the 12/1900 performance at Washington, D.C.'s Lafayette Theatre was "notable ... in many respects."
    Note Source: Collected Short Fiction 1892-1912 165-6; Index 12/29/1900


  3. Author: Ibsen, Henrik
    Title: Peer Gynt
    Date: 1867
    Genre: drama
    Note Relating to Cather: On Rossetti's "Goblin Market": "In its weird mysticism it reminds one of the elfland scenes in Peer Gynt."
    Note Source: Journal 1/13/1895


  4. Author: Ibsen, Henrik
    Title: The Wild Duck
    Date: 1884
    Genre: drama
    Note Relating to Cather: "Let Mr. Shaw turn him to his master, Ibsen, and read The Wild Duck over again, and he will find that it is a dangerous business, this tearing our life-lies away from us."
    Note Source: Leader 12/2/1898