Cather Studies, Volume 7: Willa Cather as Cultural Icon by Cather Studies, Guy J Reynolds

By Cather Studies, Guy J Reynolds

Quantity 7 of the Cather reports sequence explores Willa Cather’s iconic prestige and its difficulties inside of well known and literary tradition. not just are Cather’s personal lifestyles and paintings topic to enshrinement, yet as a author, she herself usually back to the motifs of canonization and to the complicated dating among the onlooker and the idealized item. via textual learn of her released novels and her behind-the-scenes crusade and exposure writing in carrier of her novels, the reader involves comprehend the level to which, regardless of her mythical claims and dedication to privateness, Willa Cather helped to orchestrate her personal iconic prestige.

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By Willa Cather. Willa Cather Scholarly Edition. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1997. 177–233. Scaife, Roger L. Letter to Willa Cather. 19 Oct. 1915. Huntington Library, San Marino ca. Woodress, James. Historical Essay. My Ántonia. By Willa Cather. Willa Cather Scholarly Edition. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1994. 369–401. Willa Cather and Her Public in 1922 J A NI S P. STOUT Recent scholarship has substantially displaced the once widely accepted image of Willa Cather as an otherworldly aesthete, withdrawn from society in general (though with a few selected intimates) and unconcerned with material matters.

1919: 15. ———. Advertisement for One of Ours. New York Times Book Review 10 Sept. 1922: 25. ———. Advertisement for Youth and the Bright Medusa and other titles. New Republic 29 Sept. 1920: back cover. ———. Advertisement for Youth and the Bright Medusa and other titles. New York Times Book Review 10 Oct. 1920: 23. ” Publishers Weekly 21 Dec. 1918: 1963–65. Ballou, Ellen B. The Building of the House: Houghton Mifflin’s Formative Years. Boston: Houghton, 1970. Butcher, Fanny. Many Lives—One Love. New York: Harper, 1972.

Publishers Weekly 13 Mar. 1915: 757. Greenslet, Ferris. Letters to Willa Cather. Houghton Library, Harvard U. Houghton Mifflin Co. Advertisement for an Amy Lowell novel. New Republic 27 July 1921: back cover. ———. Advertisement for Emerson’s journals. New Republic 12 Dec. 1914: back cover. ———. Advertisement for My Ántonia. New York Times Book Review 29 Sept. 1918: 414. ———. Advertisement for My Ántonia and other titles. Publishers Weekly 28 Sept. 1918: 886. ———. Advertisement for The Song of the Lark.

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