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Emily Clark


Branch Cabell’s Dream

Smirt~An Urbane Nightmare. By Branch Cabell. New York: Robert M. McBride and Company. $2.50. Of branch cabell's books, "Smirt," to me, is the most satisfactory. It may also help the people whom Mr. Cabell calls dullards to a closer sympa [...]

Magic Casements

Garrets and Pretenders—A History of Bohemianism in America. By Albert Parry. New York: Covici-Fricde. $3.50. Contrary to all that I expected, or failed to expect, from a history of Bohemia in America, Albert Parry's "Garrets and Pretende [...]

Actress and Critic

Ellen Terry and Bernard Shaw: A Correspondence. Edited by Christopher St. John. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. $5.00. This correspondence between Ellen Terry and Bernard Shaw covers a period of thirty years, with long pauses towards its end. H [...]

Memories of Women

Education of a Princess. By Marie, Grand Duchess of Russia. Translated from the French and Russian under the editorial supervision of Russell Lord. New York: The Viking Press. $3.50. Theatre Street. By Tamara Karsavina, with a foreword by J. M. Barr [...]

Dubose Heyward

The Reviewer and the Poetry Society of South Carolina were responsible for a long series of letters between DuBose Heyward and me before we met. I had, however, long heard of DuBose, not only as a dawning poet, but as a part of the Charleston that ev [...]

Ellen Glasgow

Like her grey-walled house in the current traffic of downtown Richmond, Ellen Glasgow's position is isolated in the literary history of the South. It is a piquant circumstance that two distinguished and isolated figures in American letters belong to [...]

Eve and Mr. Cabell: - and the Archbishop

Death Comes for the Archbishop. By Willa Cather. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. $2.50. Something About Eve. By James Branch Cabell. New York: Robert M. McBride and Company. $2.50. This eleventh volume in Mr. Cabell's biography will, to those who h [...]