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Modern American prose,

Author: Carl Van Doren
Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace [©1934]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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"This anthology exhibits ... the prose literature of the United States during the years which may be said to have begun with the Younger Generation and to have ended with the New Deal."--Preface.
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Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.
Modern American prose.
New York, Harcourt, Brace [©1934]
(OCoLC)575504636
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Van Doren
OCLC Number: 338783
Notes: Author index, with brief biographies: p. 925-939.
Description: xiii, 939 pages 23 cm
Contents: The good Anna / Gertrude Stein --
The Sargasso Sea / Van Wyck Brooks --
The ancient people / Willa Cather --
The paradox of Oxford / Paul Emer More --
Autres temps / Edith Wharton --
History of a literary radical / Randolph Bourne --
Of compromises in heaven ; The demiurge / James Branch Cabell --
My brother Paul / Theodore Dreiser --
Moscow / John Reed --
Balconies and patios / Joseph Hergesheimer --
William James / George Santayana --
Confessions of a gallomaniac / Frank Moore Colby --
I want to know why / Sherwood Anderson --
Evolution in the Adams family / Stuart P. Sherman --
Huneker : a memory / H.L. Mencken --
First day in Paris / Carl Van Vechten --
Jean le negre / E.E. Cummings --
The diamond as big as the Ritz / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
Sunday blue / Thomas Beer --
Gerald / Elinor Wylie --
A cycle of Manhattan / Thyra Samter Winslow --
The code of a critic / George Jean Nathan --
Cactus country / Mary Austin --
The golden honeymoon / Ring W. Lardner --
Artemus Ward / Albert Jay Nock --
The imperial facade / Lewis Mumford --
What price glory / Maxwell Anderson and Laurence Stallings. John Dryden / T.S. Eliot --
The jungle sluggard / William Beebe --
Arrowsmith in the Caribbean / Sinclair Lewis --
Phantom adventure / Floyd Dell --
Poe's wife and art / Joseph Wood Krutch --
The Lincoln-Douglas debates / Carl Sandburg --
Bryan / H.L. Mencken --
The cardinal / Thornton Wilder --
Constant' July 1921 / John Dos Passos --
The killers / Ernest Hemingway --
Grandfather Tower / Glenway Wescott --
Kalicz / Evelyn Scott --
Arrangement in black and white / Dorothy Parker --
My brother / Hendrik Willem van Loon --
News from Kentucky / Elizabeth Madox Roberts --
Maya / Waldo Frank --
That evening sun / William Faulkner --
Symbolism / Edmund Wilson --
Moronia / Eleanor Rowland Wembridge --
Wedding and funeral / Pearl S. Buck --
The education of a prince / Alva Johnston --
Everyman his own historian / Carl Becker --
A portrait of Bascom Hawke / Thomas Wolfe --
My father's religion / Clarence Day --
Literature as scripture / Ludwig Lewisohn --
What is a poet? / Mark Van Doren --
Plantation lore / Julia Peterkin --
Negro as artist and scholar / James Weldon Johnson --
Lucian / Burton Rascoe --
Death of a hero / Erskine Caldwell --
Young writer remembering Chicago / Albert Halper --
In that state of life / Alecander Woollcott --
Sunrise in his pocket / Constance Rourke.
Responsibility: edited by Carl Van Doren.

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"This anthology exhibits ... the prose literature of the United States during the years which may be said to have begun with the Younger Generation and to have ended with the New Deal."--Preface.

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