Willa Cather and Classical Myth the Search for a New Parnassus

Author: Ryder, Mary
Year:1990
Pages:312
ISBN:0-88946-113-9
978-0-88946-113-0
Price:219.95

Winner of the 1990 Mildred Bennett Prize for Distinguished Cather Scholarship
Reveals the full import of Cather's translation of classical myths into her own time and place

Reviews

"Ryder presents an interesting and nicely structured discussion that permits her study's myth-based categories to break down and reform just as Cather takes apart aspects of the myths and assigns them to different characters and narratives. . . . Evidence