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Author: Paul A Jorgensen; Frederick B Shroyer
Publisher: New York, Scribner [1967]
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Jorgensen, Paul A.
College treasury: prose, fiction, drama, poetry.
New York, Scribner [1967]
(OCoLC)894726195
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Jorgensen; Frederick B Shroyer
OCLC Number: 749127
Description: xxiv, 492, 604 pages 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. Approaches to education. The student's point of view. Letter from college / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Letters from College to his mother / Thomas Wolfe --
I go to college and I become a student / Lincoln Steffens --
College catalogues / Reed Whittemore --
Ideals and problems. from A Liberal Education / Thomas Henry Huxley --
Literature and science / Matthew Arnold --
Educational theories of Thomas Gradgrind / Charles Dickens --
On education / Albert Einstein --
"Prof, be lenant" / Hodding Carter --
The bright girl's dilemma / Mirra Komarovsky --
Brave new world / Aldous Huxley --
Vocation. Decision / Agnes de Mille --
The boys' ambition / Samuel L. Clemens --
On choosing aviation / Charles A. Lindbergh --
Climbing the managerial ladder / Albert L. Nickerson --
Newspaperman / James Thurber --
The practice / William Carlos Williams --
Part 2. Thinking and writing. Words and language. A semantic parable / S.I. Hayakawa --
A scheme for abolishing words / Jonathan Swift --
The education of Laura Bridgman --
Colloquial English and communication / Randolph Quirk --
Tall talk, turgidity and taboo / Tomas Pyles --
Thought and its discipline. Real thinking / Ernest Dimnet --
On various kinds of thinking / James Harvey Robinson --
Obstacles to clear thinking / Richard D. Altick --
Thinking of men and machines / John H. Troll --
The Vienna circle / A.J. Ayer --
Exploring one's past. The emigrant train / Robert Louis Stevenson --
War game / John J. Espy --
At the Harvard law school / William Alexander Percy --
Where I lived, what I lived for / Henry D. Thoreau --
About oneself. Occasional self-analysis / Karen Horney --
Who are you? / Aldous Huxley --
Myself / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
A summing up / W. Somerset Maugham --
About others. Types of men / H.L. Mencken --
About barbers / Samuel L. Clemens --
Interview with Gandhi / Vincent Sheean --
Reflections on Gandhi / George Orwell --
Beau Brummell / Walter Hepworth --
Beau Brummell / Virginia Woolf --
Society and its history. Spokesman for the jazz age / Malcolm Cowley --
Rendezvous with danger / Red Smith --
TV: a prospectus / Louis Kronenberger --
The boredom of fantasy / Arthur Koestler --
Americans and Kwakiutls / David Riesman --
The discovery of what it means to be an American / James Baldwin --
Hunger was good discipline / Ernest Hemingway --
The battle of the Alamo / David Crockett --
"I shall never surrender nor retreat" / William Barret Travis --
Sir Winston Churchill: nobel prize winner / Samuel Eliot Morison --
Avarice and charm / Winston S. Churchill --
The pyramids / C.W. Ceram --
The dynamo and the virgin / Henry Adams --
Time to think / Norman Cousins --
The unrecognized power / Alan Paton --
The realms of science. Can science be explained? / Rudolf Flesch --
Science and common sense / Ernest Nagel --
Mating / Logan Clendening --
The fire apes / Loren C. Eiseley --
A game of wild Indians / Berton Roueche --
Winter animals / Henry D. Thoreau --
Monsters we have met / J.Y. Cousteau --
Creation / Jacquetta Hawkes --
United States war department release on New Mexico test, July 16, 1945 / Henry de Wolf Smith --
The coming ice age: a true scientific detective story / Betty Friedan --
Creeds and values. The anatomy of angst / The staff of Time magazine --
Faith or fear / William Faulkner --
Screwtape letters / C.S. Lewis --
Herod / W.H. Auden --
Man against darkness / W.T. Stace --
Religion and science / Alfred North Whitehead --
What I believe / E.M. Forster.
Responsibility: edited by Paul A. Jorgensen [and] Frederick B. Shroyer.

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