This Willa Cather Scholarly Edition of A Lost Lady is edited according to standards set by the Committee for Scholarly Editions of the Modern Language Association. The historical essay describes the origin, writing, and reception of the novel as well as motion pictures that were later based on it; and a selection of archival photographs illuminates the connection between the novel and the people and places from Cathers formative years in Nebraska. Explanatory notes identify locations, literary references, persons, events, and specialized terminology. The textual essays describe the production and subsequent revisions of the text.
Susan J. Rosowski is Adele Hall Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Nebraska and the series editor for Cather Studies. Kari A. Ronning is assistant editor of the Cather Scholarly Edition. Charles W. Mignon and Frederick M. Link are professors emeritus of English at the University of Nebraska....Continua