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 Middle Years

  1. Author: James, Henry
    Title: The Middle Years
    Date: 1917
    Genre: nonfiction
    Note Relating to Cather: In an 1895 Courier article, Cather writes: "Well, as Henry James says, 'Our doubt is our passion and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.'" In a Courier piece on artist Charles Stanley Reinhart, Cather observes that "the 'madness of art' had bitten the boy deeply"; the quote is from James' The Middle Years.
    Note Source: Courier 11/2/1895; Courier 10/23/1897