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Modern English readings; biography, short stories, poems, essays, plays, novel,

Author: Roger Sherman Loomis; Donald Lemen Clark
Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart, 1934.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Sherman Loomis; Donald Lemen Clark
OCLC Number: 1063993
Description: xii, 892, xxviii pages 1 illustration 24 cm
Contents: Florence Nightingale / Lytton Strachey --
J.E.B. Stuart / Gamaliel Bradford --
Abraham Lincoln: the first prairie years / Carl Sandburg --
Four years in a shed / Eve Curie --
Elizabeth Arden-glamour, Inc. / Margaret Case Harriman --
My brother Steve / William Rose Benét --
Life with father / Clarence Day --
Early impressions / Henry Adams --
Rowing / Oliver La Farge --
University days / James Thurber --
Modern Gothic / Vincent Sheean --
Flyers are inarticulate / Beirne Lay, Jr. --
Brave men / Ernie Pyle --
Gentle giantess / Charles Lamb --
On going on a journey / William Hazlitt --
Sounds / Henry David Thoreau --
Crabbed age and youth / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Hunting the deceitful turkey / Mark Twain --
How shall I word it? / Max Beerbohm --
Mr. Dooley on the education of the young / Finley Peter Dunne --
Codfish chowder and sun / Robert P. Tristram Coffin --
From Spargo to Carver to speaker / Heywood Broun --
Garland of ibids / Frank Sullivan --
Spring comes to the farm / Betty Fible Martin --
Of goodness / Elizabeth Jackson --
Of reading books / John Livingston Lowes --
Pursuit of values in fiction / Dorothy Brewster and Angus Burrell --
Novels of Thomas Hardy / Virginia Woolf --
Outline for a defense of poetry / Earl Daniels --
Writing prose / W. Somerset Maugham --
Vocabulary and success / Johnson O'Connor --
On jargon / Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch --
Cliché expert / Frank Sullivan --
Stabilizing the language through popular songs / Sigmund Spaeth --
Excerpts from "a dictionary of modern English usage" / H.W. Fowler --
Daily theme eye / Walter Prichard Eaton --
Letters to the editor / Anonymous --
Eve Curie's Madam Curie / Clifton Fadiman --
Carl Sandburg's Abraham Lincoln, the prairie years / Stuart Penn --
Ernie Pyle's brave men / Vincent Sheean --
Film story of GI Joe / Manny Farber --
Film Grapes of wrath / John Mosher --
Riveters / Editor of Fortune --
Three kinds of hash / William Rhode --
Why an airplane flies / Wolfgang Langewiesche --
How to make a book / Mortimer Adler --
Yankee school / George Lyman Kittredge --
Propaganda techniques of German fascism / Clyde R. Miller and others --
Marco Polo / Eileen Power --
Four kinds of thinking / James Harvey Robinson --
Gate receipts and glory / Robert M. Hutchins --
American student as I see him / Gilbert Highet --
Education for freedom / Robert M. Hutchins --
Even A.B.'s must eat / Ernest Earnest --
Alumni and civic responsibility / C. Robert Pace --
Free speech in America / Zechariah Chafee, Jr. --
Radio boom and the public interest / Bernard B. Smith --
Liberty-for what? / Alexander Meiklejohn --
America / Dorothy Thompson --
Citizen's charter / Geoffrey Crowther --
Lessons of TVA / David Lilienthal --
When can the atom be put to work? / Harry M. Davis --
Modern man is obsolete / Norman Cousins --
Walt Whitman and the peace / Robert A. Hume --
Petty Anglo-American differences / Thomas W. Lamont --
Texan in England / J. Frank Dobie --
Dialogue on Gorki Street / John Hersey --
Apology for man / Earnest A. Hooton --
Evolution and ethics / Thomas Henry Huxley --
Why is God silent while evil rages? / Harry Emerson Fosdick --
Infallibility / John Henry Newman --
Tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe --
Lodging for the night / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Night club / Katharine Bush --
Paul's case / Willa Cather --
Devil and Daniel Webster / Stephen Vincent Benét --
Garden party / Katherine Mansfield --
I can't breathe / Ring Lardner --
But it's O! in my heart / Joan Vatsek --
Day of victory / Howard Fast --
Three swimmers and the grocer from Yale / William Saroyan --
Veterans reflect / Irwin Shaw --
Salesmanship / Mary Ellen Chase --
Guidance / Margaret Widdemer --
Mrs. Packletide's tiger / Saki (H.H. Munro) --
End of something / Ernest Hemingway --
Breakfast / John Steinbeck --
First day / James Reid Parker --
Riders to the sea / John Millington Synge --
Fall of the city / Archibald MacLeish --
Beyond the horizon / Eugene O'Neill --
Green pastures / Marc Connelly --
You can't take it with you / Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman --
Good heavens / Norman Corwin --
Sacrilege / Thomas Hardy --
Ballad of east and west / Rudyard Kipling --
Farewell to barn and stack and tree / A.E. Housman --
Abraham Lincoln / Stephen Vincent Benét --
Ballad maker / Padraic Colum --
Jesse James / William Rose Benét --
Robin Hood rescuing the widow's three sons / Anonymous --
Jesse James / Anonymous --
Jim Bludso of the prairie belle / John Hay --
Skipper Ireson's ride / John Greenleaf Whittier --
Ballad of Old Dog Higgins / Leonora Speyer --
Haystack in the floods / William Morris --
Raid on Harper's Ferry / Stephen Vincent Benét --
Blindman / Hervey Allen --
Saul Kane's fight (from the everlasting mercy) / John Masefield --
Ulysses / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
My last duchess / Robert Browning --
Death of the hired man / Robert Frost --
Listeners / Walter de la Mare --
Santa Fé Trail / Vachel Lindsay --
Ode to the west / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
Ode on a Grecian urn / John Keats --
Pioneers! O pioneers! / Walt Whitman --
Chicago / Carl Sandburg --
Ode to the confederate dead / Allen Tate --
Willie brewed a peck o'maut / Robert Burns --
Sweet Afton / Robert Burns --
Auld lang syne / Robert Burns --
Break, break, break / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
Splendor falls / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
Marching along / Robert Browning --
When I am dead, my dearest / Christina Rossetti --
Night has a thousand eyes / F.W. Bourdillon --
Gaudeamus Igitur / John Addington Symonds --
Rugby Chapel / Matthew Arnold --
My sister's sleep / Dante Gabriel Rossetti --
Eagle that is forgotten / Vachel Lindsay --
Deirdre / James Stephens --
To an athlete dying young / A.E. Housman --
Soldier / Robert Frost --
Time I've lost in wooing / Thomas Moore --
Rondeau / Leigh Hunt --
Love in a cottage / Nathaniel Parker Willis --
Letter of advice / Thomas Hood, Jr. --
Terrible infant / Frederick Locker-Lampson --
Ballade made in the hot weather / W.E. Henley --
Villanelle / W.E. Henley --
Ballade of prose and rhyme / Austin Dobson --
Ballad of dead ladies / Dante Gabriel Rossetti --
Twentieth century gets through / E.B. White --
Ad leuconoen / Franklin P. Adams --
Latest decalogue / Arthur Hugh Clough --
Miniver Cheevy / Edwin Arlington Robinson --
From lines to John Lapraik / Robert Burns --
Reform in our town / Bert Leston Taylor --
Publicity / Lee Wilson Dodd --
Base details / Siegfried Sassoon --
Next to of course God / E.E. Cummings --
London snow / Robert Bridges --
Autumn in Cornwall / Algernon Charles Swinburne --
Stopping by woods on a snowy evening / Robert Frost --
Sea-fever / John Masefield --
Strange holiness / Robert P. Tristram Coffin --
After dry weather / Mark Van Doren --
Loveliest of trees / A.E. Housman --
Poem for the time of change / Archibald MacLeish --
Study in Æsthetics / Ezra Pound --
To a locomotive in winter / Walt Whitman --
Express / Stephen Spender --
October hills / Thomas S. Jones, Jr. --
Love's philosophy / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
Sonnet / John Keats --
When we two parted / Lord Byron --
Lovesight / Dante Gabriel Rossetti --
Mid rapture / Dante Gabriel Rossetti --
Birthday / Christina Rossetti --
If thou must love me / Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
Sonnet for Svanhild / Joseph Auslander --
Oh, think not I am faithful to a vow! / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Prelude / Richard Aldington --
Interlude / Richard Aldington --
Epilogue / Richard Aldington --
I can no more hear love's voice / José Garcia Villa --
From in memoriam / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
Prospice / Robert Browning --
Dover Beach / Matthew Arnold --
Invictus / William Ernest Henley --
To fight aloud is very brave / Emily Dickinson --
Fire on the hills / Robinson Jeffers --
Impiety / Helene Margaret --
Pyre / Thomas S. Jones, Jr. --
Morning song (from Senlin) / Conrad Aiken --
Pied beauty / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Still falls the rain / Edith Sitwell --
Journey of the Magi / T.S. Eliot --
Song of the shirt / Thomas Hood --
Consider these, for we have condemned them / C. Day Lewis --
Man with the hoe / Edwin Markham --
From the river / Pare Lorentz --
Get there if you can and see the land you once were proud to own / W.H. Auden --
Song of the answerer (a reply to Walt Whitman) / Helen Margaret --
Efficiency expert / Florence Converse --
I am the people, the mob / Carl Sandburg --
Speech to those who say comrade / Archibald MacLeish --
Moving through the silent crowd / Stephen Spender --
From Areopagitica / John Milton --
From the hind and the panther / John Dryden --
It is not enough to be thought / William Wordsworth --
Foreign ruler / Walter Savage Landor --
You ask me, why, though ill at ease / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
Independence / Henry David Thoreau --
America / Samuel Francis Smith --
Laus Deo! / John Greenleaf Whittier --
Ballad of the common man / Alfred Kreymborg --
Peacemaker / Joyce Kilmer --
Let America be America again / Langston Hughes --
Slave / James Oppenheim --
My heart rebels against my generation / George Santayana.
Responsibility: edited by Roger Sherman Loomis and Donald Lemen Clark ...

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