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The American mercury reader : a selection of distinguished articles, stories, and poems published in the American mercury during the past twenty years

Author: Lawrence E Spivak; Charles Angoff
Publisher: Philadelphia : The Blakiston Company, 1944.
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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Literary collections
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American mercury reader.
Philadelphia, The Blakiston company, 1944
(OCoLC)693140024
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence E Spivak; Charles Angoff
OCLC Number: 5030416
Description: 5 preliminary leaves, 5-378 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The man who knew Coolidge / by Sinclair Lewis --
Go down, death! : A funeral sermon / by James Weldon Johnson --
William Jennings Bryan / by H.L. Mencken --
What is a statesman? / by Charles A. Beard --
Death in the woods / by Sherwood Anderson --
Remember us! / by Ben Hecht --
Tom Paine / by William E. Dodd --
The anatomy of loneliness / by Thomas Wolfe --
That evening sun go down / by William Faulkner --
Whitman as his own press-agent / by Emory Holloway --
No one my grief can tell / by Nancy Hale --
Passion / by Walter de la Mare --
The law takes its toll / by Robert Blake --
Boy baby / by Carl Sandburg --
High John de Conquer / by Zora Neale Hurston --
Eminence / by Ruth Suckow --
Our enemy, the cat / by Alan Devoe --
He's taken her back again / by Gwendolen Haste --
The mortician / by Elmer Davis --
Hatrack / by Herbert Asbury --
Husbands grow on trees / by Whitfield Cook --
All God's chillun got wings / by Eugene O'Neill --
The overcoat / by Sally Benson --
The ballad of the gallows-bird / by Edwin Markham --
One night at Coney / by Robert M. Coates --
Litany / by Charles Angoff --
Crusade for air power / by Alexander P. de Seversky --
Tales from Oklahoma / by George Milburn --
Stephen A. Douglas / by Edgar Lee Masters --
The Virginians are coming again / by Vachel Lindsay --
Trial by jury / by James M. Cain --
Letter to Saint Peter / by Elma Dean --
Convention / by Theodore Dreiser --
Americana --
Two poems. The grey goosander ; Address to the merchants / by John McClure --
Crazy Sunday / by F. Scott Fitzgerald --
The revolt of the ghosts / by Eugene Lyons --
Myself upon the earth / by William Saroyan --
Altar boy / by John Fante --
Aesthete : model 1924 / by Ernest Boyd --
At breakfast / by Grace Stone Coates --
American marriage / by Mary Austin --
China boy / by Idwal Jones --
These dark hills / by Jesse Stuart --
We rob a bank / by Ernest Booth --
The victor / by Freer Stalnaker --
A leaf-treader / by Robert Frost --
The lumberjacks go sissy / by Stewart H. Holbrook --
Bright eyes / by Jim Tully --
The theatre / by George Jean Nathan --
Happy days / by Raymond Clapper --
The South kills another Negro / by William Bradford Huie --
Your life expectancy / by Louis I. Dublin --
Foolish about windows / by Carl Sandburg.
Other Titles: American mercury.
Responsibility: edited by Lawrence E. Spivak and Charles Angoff.

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