Willa Cather's Greenwich Village: New Contexts for "Coming, Aphrodite!"

  title={Willa Cather's Greenwich Village: New Contexts for "Coming, Aphrodite!"},
  author={A. Jewell},
  journal={Studies in American Fiction},
  pages={59 - 80}
  • A. Jewell
  • Published 2004
  • History
  • Studies in American Fiction
Early one day in June 1913, Willa Cather left her house at 5 Bank Street in Greenwich Village to do the day's marketing. She had just finished off a breakfast made from fresh raspberries, brioche, and strong Chinese tea, and she was in good spirits to haggle. She walked south toward the Jefferson Street market, chatting about France with her friend Elizabeth Sergeant, who had recently arrived in New York. As the two women walked, they passed near the home of John Sloan, a painter and… Expand
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