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

    Maupassant, Guy de

  1. Author: Maupassant, Guy de
    Title: "Le Bonheur"
    Date: 1884
    Genre: fiction
    Note Relating to Cather: In a 1900 Library article Cather says that she tried to discuss it with Stephen Crane while she was still a student at Nebraska State. In an 1899 Leader article Cather says Maupassant's incidental description of Corsica "suggests more of the country than all the volumes that have been written about it."
    Note Source: Library 6/23/1900; Leader 5/27/1899

  2. Author: Maupassant, Guy de
    Title: Notre Coeur
    Date: 1890
    Genre: fiction
    Note Relating to Cather: "[Alphonse Daudet] left no novel which, in days to come, will carry the conviction and power of Notre Coeur or Madame Bovary or Cousin Pons."
    Note Source: Courier 1/22/1898

  3. Author: Maupassant, Guy de
    Note Relating to Cather: Cather says that she has read Maupassant since she was young.
    Note Source: A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather #988

  4. Author: Maupassant, Guy de
    Title: The Odd Number
    Date: 1889
    Genre: fiction
    Note Relating to Cather: This edition of The Odd Number translated by Jonathan Sturgis and with a forward written by Henry James is probably the one Cather set Fred Otte to read when she was tutoring him in Pittsburgh.
    Note Source: Willa Cather Remembered 45