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Modern familiar essays

Author: William M Tanner; D Barrett Tanner
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, and Co., 1927.
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Tanner, William M. (William Maddux).
Modern familiar essays.
Boston, Little, Brown, and Co., 1927
(OCoLC)742315916
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William M Tanner; D Barrett Tanner
OCLC Number: 1411532
Description: xi, 368 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Red brick literature / Henry Seidel Canby --
Lost adventures / William McFee --
An infamous brigade --
Max Beerbohm --
The people next door / Frank Moore Colby --
The latest thing / John Galsworthy --
The customary correspondent / Agnes Repplier --
A man of property / A.A. Milne --
Lazy ink-pots / Charles S. Brooks --
Ocean travel / Joseph Conrad --
A stepdaughter of the prairie / Margaret Lynn --
In defense of patent medicines / Robert Lynd --
Golf and human nature / Bliss Perry --
On growing older / Arthur Christopher Benson --
The tyranny of facts / Elizabeth Woodbridge --
Real people / Simeon Strunsky --
The young people / Hilaire Belloc --
The hours of sleep / Alice Meynell --
A green thought / Robert M. Gay --
Clothes old and new / E.V. Lucas --
Publicomania / Henry Van Dyke --
On lying in bed / G.K. Chesterton --
Enjoying life / W.N.P. Barbellion --
The joy of being an invalid / Thomas L. Masson --
Driftwood fire / Frances Lester Warner --
Bed-books and night-lights / H.M. Tomlinson --
The edge of night / Dallas Lore Sharp --
Ideal immortality / George Santayana --
In sickness and in health / Winifred Kirkland --
Water music / Aldous Huxley --
The hush / Alexander Black --
On talk and talkers / "Alpha of the plough" --
Moving / Christopher Morley --
A kitchen parnassus / Mary Ellen Chase --
Peterpantheism / Holbrook Jackson --
On going to bed / Richard Middleton --
Buying happiness / Edgar J. Goodspeed --
Rendezvous / Thomas Burke --
On certain things to eat / Karle Wilson Baker --
Motoring at night / Dixon Scott --
Preface to a book of fishhooks / Don Marquis --
Cows / Arthur McDowall --
The new burden / Edith Dickson --
Thirst / Filson Young --
Loose emotion / A. Clutton-Brock --
The ego in the essay / Anonymous --
Moral indignation / Anonymous --
Voices / Lucy Scarborough Conant --
Farewell to America / Henry W. Nevinson --
Appendixes: Biographical notes; Analyzing and writing the familiar essay; A list of subjects for familiar essays; Collections of essays by British and American authors.
Responsibility: edited with introduction and notes by William M. Tanner ... and D. Barrett Tanner.

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