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A Quarto of Modern Literature (1935)

by Leonard Brown (Editor), Porter G. Perrin (Editor)

Other authors: Louis Adamic (Contributor), Conrad Aiken (Contributor), Sherwood Anderson (Contributor), W.H. Auden (Contributor), Hanson W. Baldwin (Contributor)70 more, Jacques Barzun (Contributor), Carl L. Becker (Contributor), William Beebe (Contributor), Stephen Vincent Benét (Contributor), Willa Cather (Contributor), Zechariah Chafee, Jr. (Contributor), Stuart Chase (Contributor), Joseph Conrad (Contributor), Hart Crane (Contributor), Stephen Crane (Contributor), e.e. cummings (Contributor), Walter de la Mare (Contributor), Bonamy Dobree (Contributor), T.S. Eliot (Contributor), William Faulkner (Contributor), Kenneth Fearing (Contributor), F. Scott Fitzgerald (Contributor), E.M. Forster (Contributor), Douglas Southall Freeman (Contributor), Robert Frost (Contributor), John Galsworthy (Contributor), Jean Giraudoux (Contributor), Albert Halper (Contributor), Thomas Hardy (Contributor), Ernest Hemingway (Contributor), Gerard Manley Hopkins (Contributor), A.E. Housman (Contributor), Sidney Howard (Contributor), Aldous Huxley (Contributor), Julian Huxley (Contributor), Shirley Jackson (Contributor), Robinson Jeffers (Contributor), James Joyce (Contributor), Franz Kafka (Contributor), D.H. Lawrence (Contributor), Vachel Lindsay (Contributor), Archibald MacLeish (Contributor), Louis MacNeice (Contributor), John Masefield (Contributor), Edgar Lee Masters (Contributor), H.L. Mencken (Contributor), Edna St. Vincent Millay (Contributor), Arthur Miller (Contributor), Samuel Eliot Morison (Contributor), Lewis Mumford (Contributor), Eugene O'Neill (Contributor), Wilfred Owen (Contributor), Dewitt H. Parker (Contributor), Alan Paton (Contributor), Edmund Pearson (Contributor), Ezra Pound (Contributor), Edwin Arlington Robinson (Contributor), Berton Roueche (Contributor), Carl Sandburg (Contributor), William Saroyan (Contributor), Robert E. Sherwood (Contributor), Stephen Spender (Contributor), Lincoln Steffens (Contributor), John Steinbeck (Contributor), Wallace Stevens (Contributor), Allen Tate (Contributor), Dylan Thomas (Contributor), James Thurber (Contributor), Robert Penn Warren (Contributor), Edith Wharton (Contributor), Thomas King Whipple (Contributor), E.B. White (Contributor), William Carlos Williams (Contributor), Thomas Wolfe (Contributor), William Butler Yeats (Contributor)

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Excerpt from A Quarto of Modern Literature About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.… (more)

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Brown, LeonardEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Perrin, Porter G.Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Adamic, LouisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Aiken, ConradContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Anderson, SherwoodContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Auden, W.H.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baldwin, Hanson W.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barzun, JacquesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Beebe, WilliamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Cather, WillaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Chase, StuartContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Crane, HartContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Crane, StephenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Dobree, BonamyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Faulkner, WilliamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Galsworthy, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Halper, AlbertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Excerpt from A Quarto of Modern Literature About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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  • Fiction
    • The Apple Tree / John Galsworthy
    • The Lagoon / Joseph Conrad
    • The Blue Hotel / Stephen Crane
    • Neighbour Rosicky / Willa Cather
    • Counterparts / James Joyce
    • Death in the Woods / Sherwood Anderson
    • The Rich Boy / F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber / Ernest Hemingway
    • Delta Autumn / William Faulkner
    • Metamorphosis / Franz Kafka
    • Jacob and the Indians / Stephen Vincent Benét
    • The Lost Boy / Thomas Wolfe
    • The Red Pony (I) / John Steinbeck
    • The Pomegranate Trees / William Saroyan
    • The Lottery / Shirley Jackson
    • The Novel
      • Ethan Frome / Edith Wharton
      • The Great Gatsby / F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Biography and History
    • The Shame of Minneapolis / Lincoln Steffens
    • My Life and Hard Times / James Thurber
    • Shore Whaler / Berton Roueche
    • The Young Man Washington / Samuel Eliot Morison
    • R.M.S. Titanic / Hanson W. Baldwin
    • How to Accomplish "The Impossible" / Douglas Southall Freeman
  • Drama
    • Loyalties / John Galsworthy
    • The Emperor Jones / Eugene O'Neill
    • The Silver Cord / Sidney Howard
    • Abe Lincoln in Illinois / Robert Sherwood
    • The Madwoman of Chaillot / Jean Giraudoux
    • Death of a Salesman / Arthur Miller
  • Poetry
    • Thomas Hardy
      • New Year's Eve
      • The Oxen
      • The Darkling Thrush
      • In Time of "The Breaking of Nations"
      • The Convergence of the Twain
    • A.E. Housman
      • Is My Team Plowing
      • Could Man Be Drunk for Ever
      • When I Was One-and-Twenty
      • The Chestnut Casts His Flambeaux
      • Epilogue
    • Edwin Arlington Robinson
      • Miniver Cheevy
      • Mrs. Flood's Party
      • Luke Havergal
      • The Man Against the Sky
    • John Masefield
      • On Growing Old
    • Walter de la Mare
      • The Listeners
    • Robert Frost
      • The Tuft of Flowers
      • Mending Wall
      • Two Tramps in Mud Time
      • Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
      • Acquainted with the Night
      • The Death of the Hired Man
    • Edgar Lee Masters
      • Anne Rutledge
      • Daisy Fraser
      • Fiddler Jones
      • Lucinda Matlock
    • Vachel Lindsay
      • Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight
      • John Brown
      • The Chinese Nightingale
    • Carl Sandburg
      • Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind
      • Cool Tombs
      • Haze
      • The People Will Live On
    • Edna St. Vincent Millay
      • Pity Me Not
      • What Lips My Lips Have Kissed
      • Oh, My Beloved, Have You Thought of This
    • Ezra Pound
      • Canto I
      • The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter
    • Wilfred Owen
      • Apologia Pro Poemate Meo
      • Dulce et Decorum Est
    • D.H. Lawrence
      • We Are Transmitters
      • Snake
      • Bavarian Gentians
    • William Butler Yeats
      • The Wild Swans at Coole
      • The Lamentation of the Old Pensioner
      • Leda and the Swan
      • A Prayer for My Daughter
      • Sailing to Byzantium
    • Gerard Manley Hopkins
      • God's Grandeur
      • The Windhover
      • Felix Randal
    • Conrad Aiken
      • Morningsong of Senlin
      • Samadhi
    • T.S. Eliot
      • Animula
      • The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
      • The Hollow Men
      • Gerontion
      • Difficulties of a Statesman
    • e.e. cummings
      • O Sweet Spontaneous Earth
      • The Hours Rise Up Putting Off Stars
      • Anyone Lived in a Pretty How Town
    • Robinson Jeffers
      • Hurt Hawks
      • The Bloody Sire
      • The Purse-Seine
      • Shine, Perishing Republic
    • William Carlos Williams
      • Gulls
      • Tract
    • Wallace Stevens
      • The Paltry Nude Starts on a Spring Voyage
      • Anatomy of Monotony
      • Peter Quince at the Clavier
    • Hart Crane
      • The River (from The Bridge)
      • At Melville's Tomb
      • The Air Plant
      • The Broken Tower
    • Archibald MacLeish
      • Ars Poetica
      • Memorial Rain
      • Landscape as a Nude
      • You, Andrew Marvell
    • Allen Tate
      • Ode to the Confederate Dead
    • Kenneth Fearing
      • Portrait
      • Travelogue in a Shooting-Gallery
      • American Rhapsody (4)
      • Requiem
    • W.H. Auden
      • Musée des Beaux Arts
      • In Memory of W.B. Yeats
      • Casino
      • Law Like Love
      • The Unknown Citizen
    • Stephen Spender
      • Oh Young Men Oh Young Comrades
      • The Express
      • I Think Continually of Those Who Were Truly Great
      • Ultima Ratio Regum
      • Not Palaces, an Era's Crown
    • Louis MacNeice
      • August Is Nearly Over
      • Now We Are Back to Normal
    • Dylan Thomas
      • The Force That Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower
      • Among Those Killed in the Dawn Raid Was a Man Aged One Hundred
      • In My Craft or Sullen Art
      • Poem in October
      • Fern Hill
  • Factual Prose
    • The Chain of Jungle Life / William Beebe
    • The Talk of the Town
      • Click, Click
      • The Dint of Pity
      • Affectionate Friend
      • City Rhythms
    • Young Writer Remembering Chicago / Albert Halper
    • Death Waits for My Uncle Yanez / Louis Adamic
    • The Hallmarks of American / H.L. Mencken
    • What Is Evidence? / Edmund Pearson
    • The Monastery and the Clock / Lewis Mumford
    • The Luxury of Integrity / Stuart Chase
    • Pupils into Students / Jacques Barzun
    • The Door / E.B. White
    • Fear / Alan Paton
    • Free Speech Today / Zechariah Chafee, Jr
    • Machinery, Magic, and Art / Thomas King Whipple
    • Pure and Impure Poetry / Robert Penn Warren
    • The New Way of Writing / Bonamy Dobree
    • On Realism / Sherwood Anderson
    • On Crudity / Sherwood Anderson
    • A Preface to Dogs / James Thurber
    • Comfort / Aldous Huxley
    • Science and Religion / Julian Huxley
    • Climates of Opinion / Carl L. Becker
    • The Criticism of Morality / Dewitt H. Parker
    • I Believe / E.M. Forster
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