Willa Cather Scholarly Edition

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  1. Lucy Gayheart
    Willa Cather’s 1935 novel drew on her lifelong interest in music, which plays a transformative role in the lives of her characters. Cather’s last novel set in the Great Plains tells the story of young Lucy Gayheart, who escapes... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2015
    Hardback | £77.00
  2. The Song of the Lark
    Willa Cather’s third novel, The Song of the Lark, depicts the growth of an artist, singer Thea Kronborg, a character inspired by the Swedish-born immigrant and renowned Wagnerian soprano Olive Fremstad. Thea’s early... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2012
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  3. Sapphira and the Slave Girl
    Willa Cather’s twelfth and final novel, Sapphira and the Slave Girl, is her most intense fictional engagement with political and personal conflict. Set in Cather’s Virginia birthplace in 1856, the novel draws on family and... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2009
    Hardback | £77.00
  4. Youth and the Bright Medusa
    In 1920 Willa Cather collected eight of the stories she had written over the past twenty years into Youth and the Bright Medusa, stories of the perilous pursuit of the bright medusa of art in a hostile, materialistic world. These... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2009
    Hardback | £77.00
  5. Alexander's Bridge

    Alexander's Bridge

    Written by Willa Cather, Edited by Frederick M. Link, Introduced by Guy J Reynolds

    Series Willa Cather Scholarly Edition

    UNP - Bison Books

    Engineer Bartley Alexander appears to have a happy life in Boston with a successful career and a beautiful wife. He has been commissioned to design the Moorlock Bridge in Canada, the most important project of his career. With... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2007
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £11.99
    Paperback | £9.99
  6. One of Ours

    One of Ours

    Written by Willa Cather, Edited by Frederick M. Link

    Series Willa Cather Scholarly Edition

    UNP - Nebraska

    Although the land on which the Nebraska farm boy Claude Wheeler lives is settled, he himself has inherited the pioneer spirit of adventure, the frontiersman's purpose, and the settler's sense of idealism. In One of Ours, Willa... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2006
    Hardback | £65.00
  7. Shadows on the Rock
    Shadows on the Rock, written after Willa Cather discovered Quebec City during an unplanned stay in 1928, is the second of her "Catholic" historical novels and reflects her fascination with finding a little piece of France in eastern... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2006
    Hardback | £69.00
  8. O Pioneers!
    Willa Cather said that O Pioneers! was her first authentic novel, “the first time I walked off on my own feet—everything before was half real and half an imitation of writers whom I admired.” Cather’s novel of life on... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1992
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  9. A Lost Lady
    First published in 1923, A Lost Lady is one of Willa Cather’s classic novels about life on the Great Plains. It harks back to Nebraska’s early history and contrasts those days with an unsentimental portrait of the materialistic... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 1997
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £15.99
  10. My Ántonia

    My Ántonia

    Written by Willa Cather, Edited by Charles Mignon and Kari A. Ronning

    Series Willa Cather Scholarly Edition

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback

    Hailed by reviewers and readers for its originality, vitality, and truth, My Ántonia secured Willa Cather’s place in the first rank of American writers. Cather drew deeply on her childhood days in frontier Nebraska for her... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1995
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £20.99
    Paperback | £17.99
  11. The Professor's House
    The scholarly edition of The Professor's House incorporates into its textual analysis findings from a recently discovered and significantly reworked draft of the novel. Willa Cather's perennial claims that there were no extant... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2002
    Hardback | £65.00
  12. Death Comes for the Archbishop
    Death Comes for the Archbishop sprang from Willa Cather’s love for the land and cultures of the American Southwest. Published in 1927 to both praise and perplexity, it has since claimed for itself a major place in twentieth-century... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 1999
    Hardback | £69.00
  13. Obscure Destinies
    The jacket of the first edition of Obscure Destinies announced “Three New Stories of the West,” heralding Willa Cather’s return to what many thought of as “her” territory—the Great Plains. These three stories, “Neighbour... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 1998
    Hardback | £69.00