Bibliography of Willa Cather's Reading
Total Number of Entries in Reading Bibliography: 1056
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The Arabian Nights' Entertainment
Author: Lane, Edward William, trans.
Title: The Arabian Nights' Entertainment
Note Relating to
Cather: In Collected Short Fiction 1892-1912 Caroline Noble in "The Garden Lodge" recalls "a tale in which the Genie brought the princess of China to the sleeping prince of Damascus."
In "The Sculptor's Funeral" in Collected Short Fiction 1892-1912 Steavens thinks the sculptor was "like the Arabian prince who fought the enchantress spell for spell."
In a 1901 Index article Cather says of the Chinese embassy in Washington, D.C.: "the interior sets one to reading the Arabian Nights over again."
Note Source: Collected Short Fiction 1892-1912 196; Collected Short Fiction 1892-1912 180; Index 1/5/1901