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Critical woodcuts; essays on writers and writing.

Author: Stuart Pratt Sherman; Bertrand Zadig
Publisher: Port Washington, N.Y., Kennikat Press [1967, ©1926]
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926.
Critical woodcuts.
Port Washington, N.Y., Kennikat Press [1967, ©1926]
(OCoLC)756450062
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Pratt Sherman; Bertrand Zadig
OCLC Number: 497884
Notes: "The essays in this volume were first printed in "Books," the literary supplement of the Herald tribune, in 1924 and 1925."
Description: xiv, 348 pages portraits 21 cm
Contents: 1st gallery. 1. Sherwood Anderson's Tales of the new life --
2. D.H. Lawrence cultivates a beard --
3. Willa Cather and the changing world --
4. Floyd Dell on the coast of Bohemia --
5. Ben Hecht and the supermen --
6. Ellen Glasgow: the fighting edge of romance --
7. Rose Macaulay and women --
8. H.G. Wells: dreaming for the world. 2nd gallery. 9. Mr. Brownell on the quest of perfection --
10. Chekhov, Chekhovians, Chekovism --
11. Llewwelyn Powys: a sick man's vision or the naked truth? --
12. R.L.S. encounters the "modern writers" on their own ground --
13. Anatole France: a secretary and his "immortal" --
14. Oscar Wilde: A dandy of letters and acquainted with grief --
15. Pierre Loti and exotic love --
16. Don Marquis, poet --
17. William Osler: the high calling of medicine --
18. H.L. Mencken as liberator --
19. Barrett Wendell: Farewell, New England Gentleman. 3rd gallery. 20. Mandeville on the seamy side of virtue --
21. Boswell on his own hook --
22. Laurence Sterne a graceless man of God --
23. George Washington as diarist --
24. Brigham Young: a fundamentalist who got what he wanted --
25. Interpreting Jesus --
26. The known soldier.
Responsibility: Illustrated with portraits engraved on wood by Bertrand Zadig.

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