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Readings in the modern essay,

Author: Edward S Noyes
Publisher: Boston, New York [ect.] Houghton Mifflin Co. [©1933]
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Noyes, Edward S. (Edward Simpson), b. 1892.
Readings in the modern essay.
Boston, New York [ect.] Houghton Mifflin Co. [©1933]
(OCoLC)612420908
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward S Noyes
OCLC Number: 1110461
Description: viii, 561 pages 20 cm
Contents: Group 1: On thinking and writing: On various kinds of thinking / James Harvey Robinson --
The method of scientific investigation / Thomas Henry Huxley --
Adventures in philosophy / Ellwood Hendrick --
The relativity of all knowledge / Herbert Spencer --
On jargon / Sir A.T. Quiller-Couch --
Our refinement / Frank Moore Colby --
Group 2. On political, social, and scientific topics: The idea of equality / Aldous Huxley --
A plea for equality / Harold J. Laski --
Political ideals / Bertrand Earl Russell --
Bryan and the dogma of majority rule / Walter Lippmann --
Our changing characteristics / James Truslow Adams --
Cheer up, America! / William Allen White --
The essential condition of economic planning / Norman Thomas --
The nemesis of American business / Stuart Chase --
Introduction to the nature of the physical world / Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington --
The study of astronomy / Sir James Hopwood Jeans --
A chain of jungle life / William Beebe --
Pulvis et umbra / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Is progress a delusion? / Will Durant --
Man's destiny / J.B.S. Haldane --
Group 3. Familiar essays: Some hints for those about to travel / H.M. Tomlinson --
A sacred mountain / G. Lowes Dickinson --
Believe it / William Bolitho --
The disillusioned / J.B. Priestley --
Walking / George Macaulay Trevelyan --
Going out for a walk / Max Beerbohm --
The golden drugget / [Max Beerbohm] --
Every man's desire to be somebody else / Samuel McChord Crothers --
Autumn tints in chivalry / C.E. Montague --
Cleaning out the desk / Robert Benchley --
Oxford as I see it / Stephen Butler Leacock --
Group 4. On literary types: A note on the essay / Carl Van Doren --
The plain reader / Elizabeth A. Drew --
On detective novels / G.K. Chesterton --
A note on tragedy / Ludwig Lewisohn --
A note on comedy / [Ludwig Lewisohn] --
Some platitudes concerning drama / John Galsworthy --
The modern biographer / André Maurois --
Poetry today / Iolo A. Williams --
Figures in a dream / Chauncey Brewster Tinker.
Responsibility: edited by Edward S. Noyes.

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