Isabelle McClung

Standard Name: McClung, Isabelle


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Cultural formation Willa Cather
WC , who as an adolescent cross-dressed, gave herself a male name, and nurtured passionate youthful crushes on persons of her own sex, has been enthusiastically claimed in a more outspoken age as a lesbian...
Dedications Willa Cather
The title comes from that of a French pastoral painting by Jules Breton , which Cather bought for her brother Roscoe in 1908.
Lee, Hermione. Willa Cather: A Life Saved Up. Virago.
Cather, Willa. “A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather”. The Willa Cather Archive, edited by Andrew Jewell et al.
to Roscoe Cather, 2 March 1908
She later removed the romantic...
Family and Intimate relationships Willa Cather
The friendship with Isabelle McClung was the most intense of WC 's life.
Friends, Associates Willa Cather
In 1899 WC began her important friendship with Isabelle McClung (later Hambourg) . From 1901 she lived at Isabelle's parents' home in Pittsburgh, and next year the two women went to Europe together (travelling...
Material Conditions of Writing Willa Cather
She was working on this novel from summer 1936, but the work was slowed by the death of her brother Douglass and then by that Isabelle Hambourg . Her research included a local Virginia history...


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