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


  1. Author: Aesop
    Title: "The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg"
    Date: c. 550 BCE
    Genre: fiction
    Note Relating to Cather: In "The Diamond Mine," Cressida Garnet is likened to the goose that laid the golden egg, a story found in Aesop collections usually under that name.
    Note Source: Vintage 88

  2. Author: Aesop
    Title: "The Mountain in Labor"
    Date: c. 550 BCE
    Genre: fiction
    Note Relating to Cather: In "The Willing Muse," the narrator remarks that Kenneth Gray's first book recalls the "fable of the mouse and the mountain."
    Note Source: Collected Short Fiction 1892-1912 114