Edith Lewis

Standard Name: Lewis, Edith

Connections

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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...
death Willa Cather
She was buried at Jaffrey, New Hampshire, with a gravestone which gave her date of birth three years later than it was, as 7 December 1876. Edith Lewis was later buried at her feet.
Urgo, Joseph R., and Willa Cather. “Introduction. Willa Cather: A Brief Chronology. A Note on the Text”. My Ántonia, edited by Joseph R. Urgo and Joseph R. Urgo, Broadview Press, 2003, pp. 9 - 39.
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Lee, Hermione. Willa Cather: A Life Saved Up. Virago, 1989.
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Family and Intimate relationships Willa Cather
In 1908 Cather set up house in New York with Edith Lewis , and their lives became closely intertwined.
Urgo, Joseph R., and Willa Cather. “Introduction. Willa Cather: A Brief Chronology. A Note on the Text”. My Ántonia, edited by Joseph R. Urgo and Joseph R. Urgo, Broadview Press, 2003, pp. 9 - 39.
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Lewis's letters written after Cather's death are those of a devoted widow and an affectionate...
Friends, Associates Willa Cather
In 1903 WC met Edith Lewis , who was to become another especially close friend and then her life companion, who apparently accepted gladly the role of servant to Cather's creative achievement. In Boston she...
Residence Willa Cather
Also during 1927, when their building on Bank Street, New York, was demolished to make room for expanding subway construction, she and Edith Lewis moved to a new home in the Grosvenor Hotel...

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