Willa Cather: Selected Criticism

Bibliography Prepared by Nate Ebel & Yukiko Ito


  • Brown, E.K., Rhythm in the Novel (Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1951): 71-78.


  • Cather, Willa, "On The Professor's House," in Willa Cather on Writing (New York: Knopf, 1950): 31-32.


  • * Edel, Leon, "A Cave of One's Own," in Stuff of Sleep and Dreams (New York: Harper, 1982): 216-240.


  • Grumbach, Doris, "A Study of the Small Room in The Professor's House," Women's Studies 11 (1984): 327-345.


  • Harrell, David, From Mesa Verde to The Professor's House (Albuquerque: U of New Mexico Press, 1992).


  • Hilgart, John, "Death Comes for the Aesthete: Commodity Culture and the Artifact in Cather's The Professor's House," Studies in the Novel 30 (1998 Fall): 377-404.


  • Hinz, Joseph P., "A Lost Lady and The Professor's House," Virginia Quarterly Review 29 (1953 Winter): 70-85.


  • Krutch, Joseph Wood, "The Professor's House: Second Best," in Willa Cather and Her Critics (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1967): 369-70.


  • Leddy, Michael, "The Professor's House and the Professor's Houses," Modern Fiction Studies 38 (1992 Summer): 444-54.


  • ---, "'Distant and Correct': The Double Life and The Professor's House," Cather Studies 3 (1996): 182-96.


  • Love, Glen A., "The Professor's House: Cather, Hemingway, and the Chastening of American Prose Style," Western American Literature 24 (Feb. 1990): 295-311.


  • Maxfield, James F., "Strategies of Self-Deception in Willa Cather's The Professor's House," Studies in the Novel 16 (1984 Spring): 72-86.


  • McGill, Robert A., "Heartbreak: Western Enchantment and Western Fact in Willa Cather's The Professor's House," South Dakota Review 16 (1978): 56-79.


  • O'Brien, Sharon, Willa Cather: The Emerging Voice (New York: Oxford UP, 1987).


  • ---, "Mothers, Daughters, and the 'Art Necessity': Willa Cather and the Creative Process," in American Novelists Revisited: Essays in Feminist Criticism (Boston: G. K. Hall, 1982): 265-298.


  • Oehlschlaeger, Fritz, "Indisponibilité and the Anxiety of Authorship in The Professor's House" American Literature 62 (Mar. 1990): 74-86.


  • Rosowski, Susan J., "The Professor's House: A Book of Dreams," in The Voyage Perilous: Willa Cather"s Romanticism (Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1986): 130-143.


  • Rosowski, Susan J. and Bernice Slote, "Willa Cather's 1916 Mesa Verde Essay: The Genesis of The Professor's House," Prairie Schooner 58 (1984 Winter): 81-92.


  • Schroeter, James, "Willa Cather and The Professor's House," Yale Review 54 (1965 Summer): 494-512.


  • * Skaggs, Merrill Maguire, "A Glance into The Professor's House: Inward and Outward Bound," Renascence 39 (1987): 422-8.


  • Stouck, David, "The Professor's House and the Issues of History," in Willa Cather: Family, Community, and History (Provo: BYU Humanities Publication Center,1990): 201-211.


  • ---, "The Professor's House: 'Letting Go With the Heart,'" in Willa Cather's Imagination (Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1975): 96-109.


  • Stout, Janis P., "Autobiography as Journey in The Professor's House," Studies in American Fiction 19 (1991 Autumn): 203-15.


  • Strychacz, Thomas F., "The Ambiguities of Escape in Willa Cather's The Professor's House," Studies in American Fiction 14 (1986 Spring): 49-61.


  • Swift, John N., "Memory, Myth and The Professor's House," Western American Literature 20 (Feb. 1986): 301-14.