Our final read of the year for the Willa Cather Short Story Project is “A Death in the Desert.” As I mentioned in the reminder post for this story, it was first published in Scribner’s Magazine in January 1903, then revised for… Read More ›
December 2019 reminder for the Willa Cather Short Story Project. We’ll be reading “A Death in the Desert.”
A short response to Willa Cather’s short story, “The Sculptor’s Funeral.”
November 2019 reminder for The Willa Cather Short Story Project and a heads-up about the Willa Cather Spring Conference next year.
This story reminded me of A Lantern in Her Hand by Bess Streeter Aldrich. In both stories a woman of culture and talent marries and moves to the Nebraska territory where her life becomes an endless drudge of mind-numbing and… Read More ›
Of all Cather’s short stories, “Paul’s Case” is the one with which I’m most familiar. I won’t summarize the plot here since this post is intended for folks who have read the story. I am of the school that thinks… Read More ›