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 Lost Leader"

  1. Author: Browning, Robert
    Title: "The Lost Leader"
    Date: 1845
    Genre: poetry
    Note Relating to Cather: In "The Prodigies," Leschetizky, Harriet Norton's professor, alludes to a line in "The Lost Leader" when Harriet decides to give up her musical career to marry Nelson Mackenzie: "Blot out his name, then, record one lost soul more." In essay on Oscar Wilde after his second sodomy trial, Cather uses Browning's line: "His name is 'Marked with a blot, damned in the book of Heaven.'"
    Note Source: Collected Short Fiction 1892-1912 412; Courier 9/28/1895