Bibliography of Willa Cather's Reading
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"The Passing of Arthur"
Author: Tennyson, Alfred, Lord
Title: "The Passing of Arthur"
Note Relating to
Cather: In "Eric Hermannson's Soul," Margaret Elliot is said to belong to the new order that replaces the old: "'The old order changeth, yielding place to new...." (from Idylls of the King).
In an 1894 Journal article,Cather quotes "The Passing of Arthur" (from Idylls of the King), II.408-410, in a defense of modern drama: "Old order changeth, yielding place to new/ And God fulfils Himself in many ways,/ Lest one good custom should corrupt the world."
Cather reviewed "The Passing of Arthur" for the Nebraska State Journal in 1895.
Note Source: Collected Short Fiction 1892-1912 363; Journal 12/16/1894; Journal 1/20/1895