#0291: Willa Cather to Ferris Greenslet, December 13 [1914]

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FG Dear Mr. Greenslet1

The novel3 will be done4 by mid-summer at latest—perhaps by April—and ought to come out next autumn. It will be fully twice as long as "O Pioneers."5 The title is still uncertain. What would you think of "The Song of the Lark"? with apologies to the author6 of "The Nightingale."7 It is, I think, as a story, much more interesting and color-ful than "O Pioneers"—so many more people and places, and I think you will like the heroine.8 I shall be glad when it is in shape for you to read.

Faithfully yours Willa Cather 1180 Murray Hill Ave9. Pittsburgh2