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Canby, Henry Seidel. Review in The Saturday Review of Literature, August 6, 1932, p. 29.

This is an early review of Obscure Destinies which praises Cather's realism.

Danker, Kathleen A. "The Passing of a Golden Age in Obscure Destinies," in Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial Newsletter, Vol. 34, pp. 24-8. Cited in A Reader's Guide to the Short Stories of Willa Cather, edited by Sheryl L. Meyering, New York: G. K. Hall & Co., 1994.

Danker pays particular attention to pastoralism in "Neighbour Rosicky," offering a useful definition of the term and explaining the ways it can be applied to Cather's work.

Fadiman, Clifton. Review in The Nation, August 3, 1932, p. 107.

Clifton praises Cather's craftsmanship and purity of style in "Neighbour Rosicky."

Hicks, Granville. "The Case Against Willa Cather," in The English Journal, November, 1933. Reprinted in Willa Cather and Her Critics, edited by James Schroeter, New York: Cornell University Press, 1967, pp. 139-47.

A social realist, Hicks...

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