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The American Mercury Reader: A Selection of Distinguished Articles, Stories, and Poems Published in the American Mercury During the Past Twenty Years

edited by Lawrence E. Spivak and Charles Angoff
Format
Book
Published
Garden City, N.Y. : Blue Ribbon Books, 1946, c1944.
Language
English
Related Title
American mercury.
Contents
  • The man who knew Coolidge / by Sinclair Lewis
  • Go down, death! : A funeral sermon / by James Weldon Johnson
  • William Jennings Bryan / by H.L. Mencken
  • What is a statesman? / by Charles A. Beard
  • Death in the woods / by Sherwood Anderson
  • Remember us! / by Ben Hecht
  • Tom Paine / by William E. Dodd
  • The anatomy of loneliness / by Thomas Wolfe
  • That evening sun go down / by William Faulkner
  • Whitman as his own press-agent / by Emory Holloway
  • No one my grief can tell / by Nancy Hale
  • Passion / by Walter de la Mare
  • The law takes its toll / by Robert Blake
  • Boy baby / by Carl <U+00dd> <U+00dc> 11 [2] 505 0 Sandburg
  • High John de Conquer / by Zora Neale Hurston
  • Eminence / by Ruth Suckow
  • Our enemy, the cat / by Alan Devoe
  • He's taken her back again / by Gwendolen Haste
  • The mortician / by Elmer Davis
  • Hatrack / by Herbert Asbury
  • Husbands grow on trees / by Whitfield Cook
  • All God's chillun got wings / by Eugene O'Neill
  • The overcoat / by Sally Benson
  • The ballad of the gallows-bird / by Edwin Markham
  • One night at Coney / by Robert M. Coates
  • Litany / by Charles Angoff
  • Crusade for air power / by Alexander P. de Seversky
  • Tales from Oklahoma / by George Milburn
  • Stephen A. Douglas / by Edgar Lee Masters
  • The Virginians are coming again / by Vachel Lindsay
  • Trial by jury / by James M. Cain
  • Letter to Saint Peter / by Elma Dean
  • Convention / by Theodore Dreiser
  • Americana
  • Two poems. The grey goosander ; Address to the merchants / by John McClure
  • Crazy Sunday / by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The revolt of the ghosts / by Eugene Lyons
  • Myself upon the earth / by William Saroyan
  • Altar boy / by John Fante
  • Aesthete : model 1924 / by Ernest Boyd
  • At breakfast / by Grace Stone Coates
  • American marriage / by Mary Austin - <U+00dd><U+00dc> 11 [4] 505 0 - China boy / by Idwal Jones
  • These dark hills / by Jesse Stuart
  • We rob a bank / by Ernest Booth
  • The victor / by Freer Stalnaker
  • A leaf-treader / by Robert Frost
  • The lumberjacks go sissy / by Stewart H. Holbrook
  • Bright eyes / by Jim Tully
  • The theatre / by George Jean Nathan
  • Happy days / by Raymond Clapper
  • The South kills another Negro / by William Bradford Huie
  • Your life expectancy / by Louis I. Dublin
  • Foolish about windows / by Carl Sandburg. <U+00dd> <U+00dd>
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378 p. ; 21 cm.
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