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Today's literature; an omnibus of short stories, novelettes, poems, plays, profiles, and essays,

Author: Dudley Chadwick Gordon; Vernon Rupert King; William Whittingham Lyman
Publisher: New York, Cincinnati [etc] American Book Company [©1935]
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Today's literature.
New York, Cincinnati [etc] American Book Company [©1935]
(OCoLC)613107675
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dudley Chadwick Gordon; Vernon Rupert King; William Whittingham Lyman
OCLC Number: 1150457
Description: xvi, 998 pages 24 cm
Contents: I. Short stories --
Sophistication / Sherwood Anderson --
The little angel / Leonid Andreyev --
Mr. Cardeezer / Edwina Stanton Babcock --
Night club / Katharine Brush --
Beyond the cross / Dana Burnet --
Son of a sloganeer / Richard Connell --
Mrs. Evans number six / Rhys Davies --
All or nothing / Charles Caldwell Dobie --
Trinkets / Paul Eldridge --
Fiddlers on the mountain / Emmett Gowen --
Mountain meadows / Esse Hamot --
Miss Hinch / Henry Sydnor Harrison --
The half pint flask / DuBose Heyward --
The escape / David Hogan --
Higher education / Oliver La Farge --
A picnic / S. Libin --
Fruit tramp / Dan Mainwaring --
Marriage à la mode / Katherine Mansfield --
The man from Alesia / Naomi Mitchison --
Happy ending / Pat O'Mara --
The cog / James Oppenheim --
The maze of the enchanter / Clark Ashton Smith --
Footfalls / Wilber Daniel Steele --
Renters / Ruth Suckow --
II. Novelettes --
Victory / William Faulkner --
Victory to the strong / George Frederick Hummel --
The outlaws / Selma Lagerlöf --
III. Poetry --
Morning song of Senlin ; Evening song of Senlin ; Music I heard / Conrad Aiken --
The blindman / Hervey Allen --
Steel / Joseph Auslander --
The ballad of William Sycamore ; The hemp / Stephen Vincent Benét --
The horse thief / William Rose Benét --
No more of the moon / Morris Bishop --
The short-grass country ; The West for me ; A cattle range at night ; Where the sagebrush billows roll / E.A. Brininstool --
Nature's wisdom / Ellis Parker Butler --
Sonoma ; Vagrant ; Gipsying ; Point Bonita ; Grenstone Falls ; A thrush in the moonlight ; The hills of San José ; Eagle dance ; On hearing a lute-player ; A song of the palace ; Thoughts of old time on the Ch'u River ; Border-songs ; A song of Liang-Chou / Witter Bynner --
The glory trail / Badger Clark --
The lost valley / Stanton A. Coblentz --
Jethro's pet ; The desert of Maine / Robert P. Tristam Coffin --
She moved through the fair ; A ballad maker / Padraic Colum --
Desert drift ; Three men entered the desert alone ; Una anciana mexicana ; The green-corn dance ; Corn-grinding song ; Dance / Alice Corbin --
The three cherry trees ; The listeners ; The journey / Walter de la Mare --
The pale woman ; Could you not watch with me one little hour? ; I had a fair young son ; We whom the dead have not forgiven ; My city ; October holiday / Sara Bard Field --
Queen of the mayhem / Margaret Fishback --
The rain ; High stream's end ; Illusive month ; Hill over Rincón ; Twelve o'clock freight / Hildegarde Flanner --
The tuft of flowers ; The death of the hired man ; Stopping by woods on a snowy evening / Robert Frost --
The brothers / Wilfrid Wilson Gibson --
Songs from Steel-flanked stallion ; Twentieth century songs ; Midnight lake ; California orchard ; Christ's pity / Elsa Gidlow --
A New Mexican Bo-Peep ; Dorlan's home-walk ; The quest of the ribband ; A tract for autos / Arthur Guiterman --
A whistler in the night ; At the corner ; Middle-aged / Hazel Hall --Lonesome water ; Fox race / Roy Helton --
Gamesters all ; Jasbo Brown ; The last crew ; The equinox ; Horizons / DuBose Heyward --
Drummin wood ; The starry mist ; Connemara ; The last heritage / F.R. Higgins --
A sailor's ballad ; Iris ; A man who is at home within himself / Roberta Holloway --
Ellis Park ; Flirtation ; Telephoning ; The office building ; Let me keep your hand ; Red cloud of dawning ; Rain at night ; Hands ; Difference ; October letter ; Let me be a star ; Your father walked these hills ; Rune of the forest fire ; Pine-cones burning ; The inextinguishable / Helen Hoyt --
Proem ; Epilogue ; As I grew older ; The Negro speaks of rivers ; Dream variations ; Poem--to the black beloved ; Our land ; Jazzonia ; The gypsy ; Young sailor / Langston Hughes --
Hands ; The stone axe ; The place for no story ; Fire on the hills ; An Irish headland ; Night ; Hooded night ; Clouds of evening ; Woodrow Wilson ; The bed by the window / Robinson Jeffers --
Go down, death / James Weldon Johnson --
The snow of Okoboji ; Lyman Dillon and his plow ; The First Minnesota at Gettysburg / MacKinlay Kantor --
Charley Lee ; The ballad of Billy the Kid / Harry Herbert Knibbs --
Lost ; Noctiflora ; Sheep herders / Maurice Lesemann --
Fat girl's song / Newman Levy --
Morning devotion ; White oak / Janet Lewis --
The Santa-Fé trail ; General William Booth enters into heaven ; A Negro sermon: Simon Legree / Vachel Lindsay --
Indians ; Navajo escarpments ; Navajos ; Lightning ; Cactus ; Towns / Haniel Long --
Burying ground by the ties ; Empire builders / Archibald MacLeish --
The bells of youth ; The founds of song ; The lonely hunter ; Shule, shule, shule, agrah! ; White-hands ; The tryst of Queen Hynde ; The moon-child ; Murias / Finoa Macleod --
Hannah Armstrong ; Charles Webster ; Dr. Siegfried Iseman ; Seth Compton ; Fiddler Jones / Edgar Lee Masters --
A song of freedom ; Dectera of the dun ; The burial of Diarmuid / Alice Milligan --Radio ; Graf Zeppelin ; At the edge / Harriet Monroe --
The strange case of Professor Primrose ; The clean platter ; Ma, what's a banker? or, Hush, my child ; A drink with something in it ; My dear, however did you think up this delicious salad? ; Nothing but nature / Ogden Nash --
The poplars ; The half-door ; Praise ; The sheep ; The ballad of the fiddler ; The rainbow ; "Have thou no fear" / Seamus O'Sullivan --
Sea-drinking cities ; Street cries / Josephine Pinckney --
A wave of the sea ; White dove of the wild dark eyes ; O lovely heart ; My lady has the grace of death ; I see his blood upon the rose ; Epitome / Joseph Plunkett --
Hilda ; The Joshua tree ; The dun snake ; The seventh city of Cibola / Harry Noyes Pratt ; The alligator ; Tidewater / Beatrice Ravenel --
Prairie ; Chicago ; Fog ; Nocturne in a deserted brickyard ; Graves ; Prayers of steel ; Caboose thoughts ; Killers ; Murmurings in a field hospital / Carl Sandburg --
Ballad of lovely Bridget ; Ballad of the dolphin's daughter ; Ballad of the black kitchen ; Ballad of the careless lover ; A gray moth / Marjorie Allen Seiffert --
The white witch ; The nameless one ; The sea maiden ; Cean duv deelish ; The star ; Ireland / Dora Sigerson --
Apache ; Vaquero ; Hopi love songs ; As waters run ; Grand Canyon again ; Yucca is yellowing / William Haskell Simpson --
Song of the search ; Song of whip-plaiting / Constance Lindsay Skinner --
The secret ; Adventure ; Consolation ; Nycalops / Clark Ashton Smith --
Signal hill ; Like weary elephants ; Olive hill ; Tropic night / Sarah Bixby Smith --
Lesbia ; Christmas in freelands ; Green weeds ; Nachiketas and death ; On the freedom of Ireland ; The pit of bliss / James Stephens --
There was a time ; Under bloom and over stone / Genevieve Taggard --
A child of joy ; In the fields of love ; The wedding of the redeemed princess ; Four crimson violers / Rachel Annand Taylor --
Deadwood ; Prairie battle ; Bear's heart ; Sand Creek / Stanley Vestal --The story of creation ; How Nixat made the ocean ; How Nixat made animals ; When summer was lost / Eda Lou Walton --
My little sister / May Williams Ward --
Composition in cottons ; Orgy ; The unicorns ; The living ; Night-light ; Lord of Eden / Marie de L. Welch --
Elegy on a young airedale bitch lost two years since in a salt-marsh ; By the road to the Sunnyvale airbase / Yvor Winters --
First snow ; The cattle camp--night ; The cattle camp--dawn ; The water-hole ; A willow-wattled house ; Lay me on the hill-top / Charles Erskine Scott Wood --
Velvet shoes ; Chimaera sleeping ; Upon your heart, which is the heart of all / Elinor Wylie --
The host of the air ; The song of Wandering Aengus ; Red Hanrahan's song about Ireland / William Butler Yeats --
Finovar ; A dream-garden ; The wind from the west / Ella Young --
IV. Plays --
One-act plays --
Youth must be served / Harriet Ford --
The workhouse ward / Lady Gregory --
Moonshine / Arthur Hopkins --
Knives from Syria / Lynn Riggs --
Where the cross is made / Eugene O'Neill --
Full-length plays --
No more frontier / Talbot Jennings --
Amaco / Martin Flavin --
The silver box / John Galsworthy --
Lars killed his son / Lawrence J. Bernard --
In Abraham's bosom / Paul Green --
V. Profiles --
Phineas Taylor Barnum / Gamaliel Bradford --
Herman Melville / Edwin R. Coulson --
Art Young: good humorist / Max Eastman --
Walt Whitman old and poor / Hamlin Garland --
Stuart Chase: economist extraordinary / Dudley Gordon --
Mary Austin / Carey McWilliams --
The great dissenter joins the majority / Harry Salpeter --
Town crier: Alexander Woollcott on the air / Ruth Woodbury Sedgwick --
Will Rogers / Lee Shippey --
VI. Essays --
Informal essays --
And how are they all? / Frederick Lewis Allen --
"A penny's worth, please" / Anonymous --
The university tongue / Altha Leah Bass --
What college did to me / Robert Benchley --
Freshman adviser / George Boas --
Neckwear / Heywood Broun --
On friendship / A. Clutton-Brock --
My free recipe for getting rich / Irvin S. Cobb --
This early-bird nonsense / Philip Curtiss --
Words that laugh and cry / Charles A. Dana --
Caveat vendor / Joseph Fulling Fishman --
The perfect carver / Edward Fitch Hall --
Happy ending / James Norman Hall --
They laughed! / Nunnally Johnson --
My financial career / Stephen Leacock --
On writing jokes / Newman Levy --
On unanswering letters / Christopher Morley --
New ladies' clubs to conquer / John Riddell --
The efficacy of the dirty look / Leslie Roberts --
Perpetuating Pippa / Florence Guy Seabury --
Stronghold of the sun / Marian Storm --
Aunt Ann's cottage / Edward Thomas --
Words with a tang / Sophie Kerr Underwood --
Too late, lady! / Robert P. Utter --
Madame Cocaud / Alexander Woollcott --
Texas lights / Stark Young --
Expository essays --
The screen enters politics / Richard Sheridan Ames --
Freedom of speech / William E. Borah --
Fossil remnants of the frontier / Bernard DeVoto --
Youth moves toward new standards / Christian Gauss --
Revolutionary America / Louis M. Hacker --
Liberalism and the social conscience / Vernon Louis Parrington --
Farewell to America / John Cowper Powys --
The misunderstood savage / John W. Vandercook.
Responsibility: edited by Dudley Chadwick Gordon, Vernon Rupert King and William Whittingham Lyman ...

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