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

    "The Grave"

  1. Author: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
    Title: "The Grave"
    Date: 1857
    Genre: poetry
    Note Relating to Cather: St. Peter "remembered some lines of a translation from the Norse he used to read long ago in one of his mother's few books, a little two-volume Ticknor and Fields edition of Longfellow, in blue and gold, that used to lie on the parlour table: For thee a house was built/ Ere thou wast born;/ For thee a mould was made/ Ere thou of woman camest"; he quotes the first four lines of "The Grave," translated from the Anglo-Saxon (not Norse). Ticknor and Fields published the "Blue and Gold" edition of Longfellow's Poems in 1857.
    Note Source: The Professor's House Book III, Chap. 4