First Loves: Willa Cather's Niel Herbert and Ivan Turgenev's Vladimir Petrovich

@article{Harris1989FirstLW,
  title={First Loves: Willa Cather's Niel Herbert and Ivan Turgenev's Vladimir Petrovich},
  author={R. C. Harris},
  journal={Studies in American Fiction},
  year={1989},
  volume={17},
  pages={81 - 91}
}
  • R. C. Harris
  • Published 1989
  • History
  • Studies in American Fiction
Marian Forrester of A Lost Lady is certainly one of Willa Cather's most fascinating characters. As were most of Cather's major characters, she was, to a great extent, based on an actual person, Mrs. Lyra Garber, of Red Cloud, Nebraska. Lyra Garber, Cather said in 1925, was a woman she "loved very much in [her] childhood."1 Like the story of Annie Pavelka, the prototype for Antonia Shimerda of My Antonia, the story of Mrs. Garber "teased" Willa Cather for many years, and A Lost Lady, published… Expand

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