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

    King Lear

  1. Author: Shakespeare, William
    Title: King Lear
    Date: 1608
    Genre: drama
    Note Relating to Cather: According to A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather, Cather wants to quote "Fortune, turn thy wheel" when she reads Zona Gale's book. In My Mortal Enemy, Myra Henshawe likes to visit what she calls "Gloucester's Cliff": "Why, Nellie!" [Myra] exclaimed, "it's like the cliff in Lear, Gloucester's cliff, so it is!"
    Note Source: A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather #991; My Mortal Enemy Part II, Chap. 2