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Kari Ronning <[log in to unmask]>
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5 Bank Street: The Listserv for Willa Cather Scholars
Tue, 21 Aug 2012 21:47:31 +0000
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Just a reminder that when the Scholarly Edition of SOL goes online in the Cather Archive, materials that we had to cut or information that comes up later can be added, thanks to Andy, so stay tuned!

From: 5 Bank Street:  The Listserv for Willa Cather Scholars [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Sherrill Harbison [[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 12:28 PM
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Subject: Re: [5BANKSTREET] important scholarly development

And thanks to you Ann!
Isn't there some way your cut material could be kept in the Cather
archive?  What a shame to have it be unavailable!
Here's hoping--

Quoting Ann Moseley <[log in to unmask]>:

> Thank you so much, Sherrill. And I will always appreciate the fine
> job you did on your introduction and notes to the Penguin edition,
> and within space boundaries that limited you greatly. WHen you see
> the size of the Nebraska edition, you won't believe that we cut out
> an enormous amount of material (including a direct connection
> between Huneker and Ottenburg's drinking)--but we did.
> Best,
> Ann
> At 09:24 AM 8/16/2012, you wrote:
>> Thanks, Ann, for this note--and congratualtions on the Scholarly
>> Ed--so exciting to have it!
>> Sherrill
>> Quoting Ann Moseley <[log in to unmask]>:
>>> Dear Rick, Bob, Julie, and all,
>>>        You might be interested to know that a connection exists
>>> between pilsner and not only MY ANTONIA but also THE SONG OF THE
>>> LARK. Cather's primary source for Fred Ottenburg was James Gibbons
>>> Huneker, well known in Cather's time as "the critic of the seven
>>> arts" and a friend and one-time lover (in Bayreuth 1896) of Olive
>>> Fremstad; perhaps not so coincidentally for the prototype of the
>>> brewer Ottenburg, Huneker was an aficionado of pilsner--German
>>> pilsner.
>>>        So, Bob, there may be something of a scholarly connection
>>> between the beer party plans for Flagstaff and the literary
>>> connections to the area and the Cather novel most closely associated
>>> with the ares.
>>>        And thanks for connecting the "scholarly development[s]," Julie.
>>> Ann
>>> At 10:09 AM 8/15/2012, Richard Millington wrote:
>>>> Dear Bank Streeters,
>>>> I just wanted to alert you to the following important addition to
>>>> the scholarly tradition on My Antonia, which I sampled with great
>>>> pleasure the other night.  The excellent craft brewer Dogfish Head
>>>> has come out with a My Antonia pilsner . . . which, like the novel,
>>>> offers a little taste of Czech culture in the new world.
>>>> Best to all--and hey, it's still summer,
>>>> Rick
>>>> --
>>>> Richard H. Millington
>>>> Professor and Chair
>>>> Department of English
>>>> Smith College
>>>> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask]
>>>> (413) 585-3319