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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The case of mr. CABELL vs. THE AUTHOR OF THE BIOGRAPHY
Since an abstract view of this most discussed of contemporary literary figures in America would now be practically valueless, and a personal view of an impersonal figure is practically impossibl [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Coming of the Lord. By Sarah Gertrude Millin. New York: Horace Liveright. $2.50. Things Were Different. By Elisabeth Fagan. New York: Lincoln McVeagh, The Dial Press. $2.50. The English Miss. By R. H. Mottram. New York: Lincoln McVeagh, The Dia [...]