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Fables and parables for the mid-century

Author: Nym Wales
Publisher: New York : Philosophical Library, ©1952.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nym Wales
OCLC Number: 2054770
Description: 339 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Fables. Machine fables and mineral fables. Minnie, the schizophrenic uranium atom --
The meeting of the four elements --
The tale of a lipstick --
The bolt in the steering wheel : a fable for the machine age --
The mechannikins --
Animal and vegetable fables. The man who learned to purr --
Every cat must have his bird --
The dog men of New York --
Martha, an American manuscript --
The umbrella tree --
Fables for an age of anxiety. The dove --
The millstones --
The tree that people threw stones at --
The hard walnut --
The label, the individual and the atom. Parables. Parables for an age of wars and revolutions. Parable of prophecy --
The mob --
The first stone --
A sermon in stones --
The steam roller --
The three on the road --
Quality --
Labor nails its own martyrs to the cross --
The burning of the books --
The parable of Michael Servetus --
The communist menace --
The most dangerous truths suffer the greatest persecution --
The clam-digger and the tide --
The holy city --
The parable of Guilford, Connecticut --
Police force --
Iron --
The customs of the country --
Parables of modern woman. The only remedy --
The search for a manly man --
The test tube --
The first morning of the first spring --
The incorruptible --
The inexorable --
That which is taken away --
A talent for being a woman --
American girl --
The woman who learned how to bewitch men --
Two women --
Two sisters --
A little masterpiece for the anthologies --
Her natural enemies --
Two dancers --
Genealogy --
Parables of modern man. The poisoner --
The mutilated --
There is a lucifer in every man --
Illness is the chief nurse of talent --
Determinism --
The atomic vault --
The wealth of the Indies --
The red and the white --
The national reproach --
The lighthouse keepers --
Mr. Grabbitt --
Every man's life is a parable --
Parables of the sex war. The man who resigned from the human race --
Men, women, and words --
The one thing --
The forbidden secret weapon --
A selfish wife trains a good husband --
A pair of black shoes --
Puritan parables and fables. An idiot's tale --
Death and the woman --
A sense of providence --
The steam boiler : a Puritan fable --
Freudian fables and parables. Return --
The whirlpool --
The cavern and the sea --
The holy grail --
The discovery of the unconscious --
Susan and the id. Pastorals and primitives. American fairy tales. The sachem's daughter --
Hiawatha, an un-American totem saga --
The move to abolish the moon --
The weaver on a mountain --
A touch of fantasy --
Ithuriel's spear --
Mythical tales. Old Hsia's perfect square --
The ambivalent goddess --
The Greek spirit --
The discovery of zero --
American ancestral tales. The man who mad bad axes --
The tale of the Scotch-Irish shirt --
Sycamores along the Brandywine --
American pilgrim's progress --
The western pioneers.
Responsibility: by Nym Wales.

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