Modern prose, form and style. [print]

By: O'Connor, William Van, 1915-1966 [author]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, Crowell [(c)1959Description: 562 pages 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): English language -- Rhetoric | Authorship | American literature | English literatureLOC classification: PE1417.M634 1959COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
Contents:
The notebooks Samuel Butler -- The notebooks Henry James -- The journals Arnold Bennett -- A writer's diary Virginia Woolf -- Under whatever sky Irwin Edman -- Talk of the town The New Yorker.
An outline of biography from Plutarch to Strachey Wilbur Cross Sir John Harington Lytton Strachey Joseph Conrad Bertrand Russell Virginia Woolf Christopher Isherwood The legend of Dylan Thomas Time My mother and her relatives George Bernard Shaw Autobiographical sketch D.H. Lawrence Early success F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Poets of the English language Robert A. Hume Eminent post-Victorian Aileen Pippett Bloomsday's child Time Miss Porter's new stories Gertrude Buckman Reader's choice Charles J. Rolo "Inner-directed" and "other-directed" Lionel Trilling Capital The New York Times Maggie, a girl of the streets The New York Times The Great Gatsby The Times Literary Supplement An American tragedy The Times Literary Supplement Soldier's pay The Times Literary Supplement A farewell to arms The Times Literary Supplement The grapes of wrath The Times Literary Supplement.
Ugly words J. Donald Adams Sound and sense of words John P. Sisk More on ugly words J. Donald Adams.
"Bloody-mind professors" : the anti-social role of some intellectuals Peter Viereck Bloody-minded professors? Richard H. Rovere.
French fiction and American reality Raymond Leopold Bruckberger Wanted : an American novel Life A lesson read in American books Robert Penn Warren Notes on reading American literature abroad Ruth N. Myers.
Letters to his daughter F. Scott Fitzgerald Impressions of Japan William Faulkner The dirty street Joseph Warren Beach The wreck of the Commodore Stephen Crane The comic strip in American life The Times Literary Supplement Former students Irwin Edman The nightingale song Noel Perrin Here is New York E.B. White.
Ernest Hemingway Harvey Breit Scholarly style, or the lack thereof Sheridan Baker Sociological habit patterns in linguistic transmogrification Malcolm Cowley American prose today Geoffrey Moore Politics and the English language George Orwell The cliche expert testifies on baseball Frank Sullivan.
English : his sisters and his cousins and his aunts Charlton Laird American pronunciation Thomas Pyles American and British English Charles Shain The nature of slang H.L. Mencken.
Writing prose W. Somerset Maugham -- The Sermon on the Mount Of love Francis Bacon -- Hyrdiotaphia, or urn burial Thomas Browne -- The areopagitica John Milton A modest proposal Jonathan Swift Books Samuel Johnson -- The idea of a university John Henry Newman -- The autobiography Thomas Henry Huxley -- Studies in the history of the Renaissance Walter Horatio Pater -- Self-reliance Ralph Waldo Emerson -- "What Paul Bourget thinks of us" Mark Twain -- The art of fiction Henry James Recent prose Robert Graves, Alan Hodge.
The reading and writing of short stories Eudora Welty Story, theme, and situation Elizabeth Bowen Why do we teach poetry? Archibald MacLeish The art of the short story Anonymous.
The vigilantes Fred B. Millett Literature and censorship John Courtney Murray, S.J. The future of censorship Paul Blanshard Close-up of Britain's censor George Steiner Library Bill of Rights American Library Association Labeling American Library Association Censorship on comic books : a statement in opposition on civil liberties grounds American Civil Liberties Union.
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[Pt.1 Notebooks and journals : from The notebooks Samuel Butler -- from The notebooks Henry James -- from The journals Arnold Bennett -- from A writer's diary Virginia Woolf -- from Under whatever sky Irwin Edman -- from Talk of the town The New Yorker.

[Pt.2 Biographical and autobiographical sketches : An outline of biography from Plutarch to Strachey Wilbur Cross Sir John Harington Lytton Strachey Joseph Conrad Bertrand Russell Virginia Woolf Christopher Isherwood The legend of Dylan Thomas Time My mother and her relatives George Bernard Shaw Autobiographical sketch D.H. Lawrence Early success F. Scott Fitzgerald.

[Pt.3 Book reviews : Poets of the English language Robert A. Hume Eminent post-Victorian Aileen Pippett Bloomsday's child Time Miss Porter's new stories Gertrude Buckman Reader's choice Charles J. Rolo "Inner-directed" and "other-directed" Lionel Trilling Capital The New York Times Maggie, a girl of the streets The New York Times The Great Gatsby The Times Literary Supplement An American tragedy The Times Literary Supplement Soldier's pay The Times Literary Supplement A farewell to arms The Times Literary Supplement The grapes of wrath The Times Literary Supplement.

[Pt.4 Arguing a thesis : A. Words by themselves or in context : Ugly words J. Donald Adams Sound and sense of words John P. Sisk More on ugly words J. Donald Adams.

B. The American intellectual and totalitarianism : "Bloody-mind professors" : the anti-social role of some intellectuals Peter Viereck Bloody-minded professors? Richard H. Rovere.

C. American literature and its influence abroad : French fiction and American reality Raymond Leopold Bruckberger Wanted : an American novel Life A lesson read in American books Robert Penn Warren Notes on reading American literature abroad Ruth N. Myers.

[Pt.5 Creating a unified impression : Letters to his daughter F. Scott Fitzgerald Impressions of Japan William Faulkner The dirty street Joseph Warren Beach The wreck of the Commodore Stephen Crane The comic strip in American life The Times Literary Supplement Former students Irwin Edman The nightingale song Noel Perrin Here is New York E.B. White.

[Pt.6 Naturalness and pretentiousness in writing : Ernest Hemingway Harvey Breit Scholarly style, or the lack thereof Sheridan Baker Sociological habit patterns in linguistic transmogrification Malcolm Cowley American prose today Geoffrey Moore Politics and the English language George Orwell The cliche expert testifies on baseball Frank Sullivan.

[Pt.7 The English language : English : his sisters and his cousins and his aunts Charlton Laird American pronunciation Thomas Pyles American and British English Charles Shain The nature of slang H.L. Mencken.

[Pt.8 Traditions of English and American prose : Writing prose W. Somerset Maugham -- from The Sermon on the Mount Of love Francis Bacon -- from Hyrdiotaphia, or urn burial Thomas Browne -- from The areopagitica John Milton A modest proposal Jonathan Swift Books Samuel Johnson -- from The idea of a university John Henry Newman -- from The autobiography Thomas Henry Huxley -- from Studies in the history of the Renaissance Walter Horatio Pater -- from Self-reliance Ralph Waldo Emerson -- from "What Paul Bourget thinks of us" Mark Twain -- from The art of fiction Henry James Recent prose Robert Graves, Alan Hodge.

[Pt.9 Analysis of imaginative literature : The reading and writing of short stories Eudora Welty Story, theme, and situation Elizabeth Bowen Why do we teach poetry? Archibald MacLeish The art of the short story Anonymous.

[Pt.10 Writing and revising the term paper : The vigilantes Fred B. Millett Literature and censorship John Courtney Murray, S.J. The future of censorship Paul Blanshard Close-up of Britain's censor George Steiner Library Bill of Rights American Library Association Labeling American Library Association Censorship on comic books : a statement in opposition on civil liberties grounds American Civil Liberties Union.

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