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Designed for reading: an anthology drawn from the Saturday review of literature, 1924-1934,

Author: Henry Seidel Canby
Publisher: New York, Macmillan, 1934.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Synopsis: Selections run the gamut of American literature, from the opening five chapters dealing with the art of writing to the articles published between 1924 and 1934. There are critical, biographical and editorial essays; reviews of such works as Brittain's Testament of Youth, Mencken's Notes on Democracy, "Is 5" by e.e. cummings, The Negro Author by Vernon Loggins, and Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe are  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Saturday review.
Designed for reading.
New York, Macmillan, 1934
(OCoLC)610590669
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Seidel Canby
OCLC Number: 1576112
Notes: "Biographical notes": p. 607-614.
Description: xviii, 614 pages illustrations 21 cm
Contents: [1.] Chapters on writing --
[2.] Anthology: 1. Essays: Mainly critical and expository ; Mainly biographical --
2. Editorial essays --
3. Reviews: Analytical ; Appreciative ; Adverse ; Impressionistic ; Informative ; Philosophical --
4. Poetry: Short poems ; Longer poems --
5. Imaginative writing: Stories ; Nature and human nature ; Fancy and fantasy --
6. Humor and satire: Humor ; Satire --
7. Letters to the editor --
8. Biographical notes.
Other Titles: Saturday review.
Responsibility: by the editors of the Saturday review of literature; Henry Seidel Canby [and others].

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Synopsis: Selections run the gamut of American literature, from the opening five chapters dealing with the art of writing to the articles published between 1924 and 1934. There are critical, biographical and editorial essays; reviews of such works as Brittain's Testament of Youth, Mencken's Notes on Democracy, "Is 5" by e.e. cummings, The Negro Author by Vernon Loggins, and Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe are followed by the poetry of Louis Untermeyer, Langston Hughes, and the Sitwells, among others.

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