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

    Grimm's Fairy Tales

  1. Author: Grimm, Jakob and Wilhelm Karl
    Title: Grimm's Fairy Tales
    Date: 1884
    Genre: fiction
    Note Relating to Cather: In My Antonia, Jim Burden compares Antonia to Snow-White. In "The Best Years," Lesley Ferguesson recalls a line from "The Robber Bridegroom" when she thinks of the large attic room where her siblings sleep and no adults are allowed: "Return, return, thou youthful bride,/This is a robbers' hall inside."
    Note Source: My Antonia Book II, Chap. 12; The Old Beauty and Others 111


  2. Author: Grimm, Jakob and Wilhelm Karl
    Title: Grimm's Fairy Tales
    Date: 1884
    Genre: fiction
    Note Relating to Cather: Cather describes Marianne Stokes's painting "Little Brother and Sister," which illustrates a scene from the Grimm tale of the same title.
    Note Source: Gazette 11/24/1902