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Style and form in American prose,

Author: Gorham Bert Munson
Publisher: Port Washington, N.Y., Kennikat Press [1969, ©1929]
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gorham Bert Munson
OCLC Number: 1586
Notes: "Condensations and recastings of lectures in a course on style and form in American prose which [the author] ... was privileged to give at the New School for Social Research, New York City, in the fall of 1927."
Description: xi, 313 pages 22 cm
Contents: The Basis of Prose --
The Elements of Style and Form --
Sytle and Form as Behavior --
The Language of Ideas --
Prose for Literary Criticism: Edgar Allan Poe and T.S. Eliot "The Idiosyncrasy of Hawthorne's Prose" by Edgar Allan Poe "The Critic and the Perception of Values" by T.S. Eliot --
Prose for Philosophy: Ralph Waldo Emerson Intellect by Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Prose for Philosophy: William James "The Common Content of All Religions" by William James --
Prose for Philosophy: George Santayana "William James" by George Santayana --
Prose for Fiction: Herman Melville "The Supper of King Abrazza" by Herman Melville --
Prose for Fiction: Stephen Crane --
Prose for Fiction: Waldo Frank "After the Revival Meeting" by Waldo Frank --
Other Forms of Prose --
Prose for Humor and Satire: Mark Twain, Finley Peter Dunne, and Donald Ogden Stewart --
"The Glorious Whitewasher" by Mark Twain "Mr. Dooley on Prayers for Victory" by Finley Peter Dunne " How Love Came to General Grant" by Donald Odgen Stewart --
Prose for Drama: William Vaughn Moody, Theodore Dreiser and Eugene O'Neill Scene From "The Hand of the Potter" by Theodore Dreiser Scene From "Desire Under the Elms" by Eugene O'Neill Prose for Autobiography: Henry Adams "A Visit to Fryson (1862)" by Henry Adams --
Prose for Experimentation: Gertrude Stein "Miss Furr and Miss Skeene" by Gertrude Stein --
The Future of American Prose --
The Quest of the Perfect Style --
Standard Table of Metrical Feet --
Standard Table of Consonants.
Responsibility: by Gorham B. Munson.

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