Modern American prose / edited by Carl Van Doren.

Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.
[1st ed.]
New York : Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1934]. (Rahway, N. J. : Printed in the United States of America by Quinn & Boden Company, Inc.)
[2], xiii, [1], 939, [5] p. ; 23 cm.
American prose literature.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
United States New Jersey Rahway.
The good Anna / Gertrude Stein
The Sargasso Sea / Van Wyck Brooks
The ancient people / Willa Cather
The paradox of Oxford / Paul Emer More
Autres temps / Edith Wharton
History of a literary radical / Randolph Bourne
Of compromises in heaven; The demiurge / James Branch Cabell
My brother Paul / Theodore Dreiser
Moscow / John Reed
Balconies and patios / Joseph Hergesheimer
William James / George Santayana
Confessions of a gallomaniac / Frank Moore Colby
I want to know why / Sherwood Anderson
Evolution in the Adams family / Stuart P. Sherman
Huneker: a memory / H.L. Mencken
First day in Paris / Carl Van Vechten
Jean le negre / E.E. Cummings
The diamond as big as the Ritz / F. Scott Fitzgerald
Sunday blue / Thomas Beer
Gerald / Elinor Wylie
A cycle of Manhattan / Thyra Samter Winslow
The code of a critic / George Jean Nathan
Cactus country / Mary Austin
The golden honeymoon / Ring W. Lardner
Artemus Ward / Albert Jay Nock
The imperial facade / Lewis Mumford
What price glory / Maxwell Anderson and Laurence Stallings.
John Dryden / T.S. Eliot
The jungle sluggard / William Beebe
Arrowsmith in the Caribbean / Sinclair Lewis
Phantom adventure / Floyd Dell
Poe's wife and art / Joseph Wood Krutch
The Lincoln-Douglas debates / Carl Sandburg
Bryan / H.L. Mencken
The cardinal / Thornton Wilder
Constant' July 1921 / John Dos Passos
The killers / Ernest Hemingway
Grandfather Tower / Glenway Wescott
Kalicz / Evelyn Scott
Arrangement in black and white / Dorothy Parker
My brother / Hendrik Willem van Loon
News from Kentucky / Elizabeth Madox Roberts
Maya / Waldo Frank
That evening sun / William Faulkner
Symbolism / Edmund Wilson
Moronia / Eleanor Rowland Wembridge
Wedding and funeral / Pearl S. Buck
The education of a prince / Alva Johnston
Everyman his own historian / Carl Becker
A portrait of Bascom Hawke / Thomas Wolfe
My father's religion / Clarence Day
Literature as scripture / Ludwig Lewisohn
What is a poet? / Mark Van Doren
Plantation lore / Julia Peterkin
Negro as artist and scholar / James Weldon Johnson
Lucian / Burton Rascoe
Death of a hero / Erskine Caldwell
Young writer remembering Chicago / Albert Halper
In that state of life / Alecander Woollcott
Sunrise in his pocket / Constance Rourke.
Title printed within double-ruled border.
"Copyright, 1934, by Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc."
"First edition."
"Typography by Robert Josephy."
"This anthology exhibits, on a larger scale than has been used before, the prose literature of the United States during the years which may be said to have begun with the Younger Generation and to have ended with the New Deal."--Preface.
Author index, with brief biographies (p. 925-939)
Red cloth boards lettered in gilt.
Penn Provenance:
Frank, Waldo (autograph)
Frank, Jean K. (donor)
Penn Chronology:
Josephy, Robert, 1903-1993.
Library of Theodore Dreiser (University of Pennsylvania)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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