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

    Musset, Alfred de

  1. Author: Musset, Alfred de
    Title: "A la Malibran"
    Date: 1850
    Genre: poetry
    Note Relating to Cather: Cather closes a piece on Minnie Maddern Fiske's Tess with her own translation of four stanzas of "A la Malibran," an ode by Alfred de Musset on French opera singer Maria Malibran.
    Note Source: Courier 12/11/1897


  2. Author: Musset, Alfred de
    Title: Poesies Nouvelles
    Date: 1852
    Genre: poetry
    Note Relating to Cather: de Musset's Poesies Nouvelles was the second book George Seibel and Cather translated from the French: "... 'Rolla,' the various 'Nuits' of various months, the 'Letter to Malibran,' and other hits of melodious melancholia."
    Note Source: Willa Cather Remembered 13


  3. Author: Musset, Alfred de
    Title: "Rolla"
    Date: 1833
    Genre: poetry
    Note Relating to Cather: In a piece in the Nebraska State Journal on John Ruskin, Cather quotes Part IV of Alfred de Musset's "Rolla."In "Flavia and Her Artists," when Imogen Willard sees M. Emile Roux, she is shocked at how unlike he was to the picture his publishers liked to use, that of a "slender, black-stocked Rolla he had looked at twenty."
    Note Source: Journal 5/17/1896; Collected Short Fiction 1892-1912 158