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

    Undset, Sigrid

  1. Author: Undset, Sigrid
    Title:  Kristin Lavransdatter
    Date: 1920-22
    Genre: fiction
    Note Relating to Cather: Cather appreciates that Kristin Lavransdatter is now in three volumes instead of one.
    Note Source: A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather #1732


  2. Author: Undset, Sigrid
    Title: Bulletin of St. Ansgar's Scandinavian Catholic League of New York
    Date: Feb. 1943
    Genre: fiction
    Note Relating to Cather: Cather has read Undset's retelling of Floamanna Saga twice. She marvels at the courage of early Norse explorers.
    Note Source: A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather #1625


  3. Author: Undset, Sigrid
    Title: Gunner's Daughter
    Date: 1936
    Genre: fiction
    Note Relating to Cather: Considers Gunner's Daughter perhaps Undset's best book.
    Note Source: A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather #1578


  4. Author: Undset, Sigrid
    Title: Happy Times in Norway
    Date: 1942
    Genre: nonfiction
    Note Relating to Cather: Considers Happy Times in Norway a beautiful book.
    Note Source: A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather #1594


  5. Author: Undset, Sigrid
    Title: Return to the Future
    Date: 1942
    Genre: nonfiction
    Note Relating to Cather: Mentions Undset's comparison of the Russian and Japanese cultures.
    Note Source: A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather #1578


  6. Author: Undset, Sigrid
    Title: The Longest Years
    Date: 1935
    Genre: fiction
    Note Relating to Cather: Compares her childhood with Undset's as presented in Undset's The Longest Years.
    Note Source: A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather #1570


  7. Author: Undset, Sigrid
    Note Relating to Cather: According to a letter, Cather was sending Undset's new book to Carrie Sherwood. According to a letter, Cather enjoyed Undset's essay in The New York Times Book Review about childhood books.
    Note Source: A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather #1255; A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather #1646