This is a bit of a tangent, but, if you want to see the New York Times obituary in its original page context, the link is The headline was incorrectly OCRed as "WILLAGATIRDIES", which is unfortunate. (The headline was later dropped in the favor of the first subheadline for the "On This Day" entry, which reads "Author of 'Lost Lady' Won the Pulitzer Prize in 1922 for Writing 'One of Ours'". Like others, I'm excited to hear that A Lost Lady is coming into the public domain. My regards,


On Thu, Feb 7, 2019 at 3:38 PM Olin-Ammentorp, Julie <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Thanks for mentioning this, Kari -- good to know! When I did a search for "Willa Cather Obituary" a while ago, the headline from the NY Times which I found listed cited her as the author of "A Lost Lady."

It's interesting that "Lost Lady" was the title they led off with. 


On Thu, Feb 7, 2019 at 12:06 PM Kari Ronning <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

A Lost Lady leads reviewer Michael Dirda’s list of the best books of 1923, now coming into the public domain. His Washington Post column (8 February 2019) calls Cather’s book “One of the heartbreaking masterpieces of arguably the finest American novelist of the twentieth century.”

Always good to hear this from other sources.

                Kari Ronning

Julie Olin-Ammentorp, Ph.D.
Dept. of English
Le Moyne College
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Syracuse, NY 13214
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Matthew Lavin
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University of Pittsburgh