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Some shapers of man: short stories, paintings, sculpture, poetry, essays, fables

Author: John H Bens
Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1968]
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Genre/Form: College readers
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John H Bens
OCLC Number: 437919
Description: xiii, 235 pages illustrations (some color) 23 cm
Contents: SECTION ONE / HOME AND FAMILY. Under the horse-chestnut tree (painting) / Mary Cassatt --
Hide-and- seek (painting) / Pavel Tchelitchew --
There will come soft rains / Ray Bradbury --
The knife / Brendon Gill --
Catherine and the winter wheat / P.B. Hughs --
All the years of her life / Morley Callaghan --
You've got to be taught / Oscar Hammerstein, 2nd --
Don'ts / D.H. Lawrence --
Mending wall / Robert Frost --
Sonnet to gath / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Children / Anonymous --
Eletelephony / Laura E. Richards --
The wind and the sun / Esop --
SECTION TWO / RELIGION AND FATE. The hand of God (sculpture) / Carl Milles --
And God created man in his own image (painting) / Ivan Albright --
The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs --
God sees the truth, but waits / Leo N. Tolstoy --
The history of Susanna / from the Aprocrypha --
Where the mind is without fear / Rabindranath Tagore --
Abou Ben Adhem / Leigh Hunt --
Incident / Countee Cullen --
God's grandeur / Gerald Manley Hopkins. SECTION TWO cont. The road not taken / Robert Frost --
Old times / Carl Sand burg --
Nobody loses all the time / E.E. Cummings --
The parable of the sower / St. Matthew, from chapter 13 --
Appointment in Samarra / W. Somerset Maugham --
SECTION THREE / SCHOOL. Or does the pupil know more? (etching) / Francisco de Goya y Lucientes --
Education strengthens the nation (poster) / National Education Association --
The last lesson / Alphonse Daudet --
The way it spozed to be / James Hernden --
The three swimmers and the grocer from Yale / William Saroyan --
There is no frigate like a book / Emily Dickenson --
On flunking a nice boy out of school / John Ciardi --
The purist / Ogden Nash --
Transcendentalism / A student --
The slave / James Oppenheim --
O world, thou choosest not the better / Geore Santayana --
On schools / Robert Henri --
SECTION FOUR / MASS MEDIA AND THE POPULAR ARTS. The four seasons (painting) / Norman Rockwell --
Mechanical man with pretty pictures (painting) / Mara McAfee. SECTION FOUR cont. Night club / Katharine Brush --
Chaos, disorder and the late show / Warren Miller --
The outcasts of poker flat / Bret Harte --
Story for the slicks / Elinor Goulding Smith --
Ad / Kenneth Fearing --
My creed / Edgar A. Guest --
Four preludes on playthings of the wind / Carl Sandburg --
Island magic / Leonard Bernstein --
The fiddler of Dooney / William Butler Yeats --
What is news? / Duane Bradley --
The trumpeter taken prisoner / Esop --
SECTION FIVE / PEERS AND ENVIRONMENT. The feast of pure reason (painting) / Jack Levine --
Handball (painting) / Ben Shahn --
Black is my favorite color / Bernard Malamud --
The chrysanthemums / John Steinbeck --
The day the dam broke / James Thurber --
Yonder see the morning blink / A.E. Housman --
Street corner college / Kenneth Patchen --
Leisure / William Henry Davies --
Ozymandias / Percy Byshhe Shelley --
An age when one must be an editor / Ralph J. Gleason --
The fable of the corporation director and the mislaid ambition / George Ade. SECTION SIX / FINE ARTS. High Yaller (painting) / Reginald Marsh --
The listener / John Berry --
Seibei's gourds / Shiga Naoya --
The Celestial omnibus / E.M. Forster --
Conditioning the children / Aldous Huxley --
If thou of fortune be bereft / James Terry White --
Introduction to songs of innocence / William Blake --
Madman's song / Elinor Wylie --
Lantern in the snow / Robert P. Tristram Coffin --
Composed upon Westminister Bridge / William Wordsworth --
Mr. Youse needn't be so spry / E.E. Cummings --
To make a prarie / Emily Dickenson --
The artist / Robert Henri --
The cock and the jewel / Esop --
The dog and the wolf / Esop --
Buffalo Dusk / Carl Sandburg --
Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico- / Ansel Adams.
Responsibility: [compiled by] John H. Bens.

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