Essay Reviews
by Schuyler Ashley (9781406703344)

Essay Reviews
Schuyler Ashley
Release Date: 01 March 2007
Format: Paperback
Pages: 204
Category: Literature & Literary Studies
ISBN: 9781406703344
ISBN-10: 1406703346

ESSAY REVIEWS BY SCHUYLER ASHLEY BORN 1897 DIED 1927 INTRODUCTION BY ROSE ADELAIDE WTTHAM KANSAS CITY THE LOWELL PRESS 1529 Yours COPYRIGHT 1929 BY HENRY D. ASHLEY Of wounds and sore defeat I made my battle stay. Winged sandals for my feet I wove of my delay. Of weariness and fear I made my battle spear. Of loss and doubt and dread, And swift on-coming doom I made a helmet for my head And a floating plume. From the failure of the breath, I made a battle horn to blow Across the vales of overthrow. Oh, hearken, then, the battle horn, The triumph clear, the silver scorn. Oh, hearken how the echoes bring, Down the gray disastrous morn, Laughter and rallying WILLIAM VAUGHAN MOODY CONTENTS Suspense. Joseph Conrad 20 The Diary of Otto Braun 23 Glorious Apollo. E. Barrinffton 27 Jennifer Lorn. Elinor Wylie 30 Lay Thoughts of a Dean. William Ralph Inge, D. Z. .... 34 The Pilgrim of Eternity. John Drinkwater 38 Charles Dickens and Other Victorians. Sir Arthur Quitter-Couch 41 Castle Conquer. Padraic Colum 44 Two or Three Graces. Aldous Huxley 48 Fathers of the Revolution. Philip Guedalla 51 Henry Thoreau, Bachelor of Nature. Leon Bazalgette .... 55 The Pilgrimage of Henry James. Van Wyck Brooks . ... 57 No More Parades. Ford Madox Ford 60 Miniatures of French History. Hilaire Belloc 64 In Our Time. Ernest Hemingway 67 The Doves Nest. Katheyrine Mansfield 70 A Notable Discovery of Coosnage. Robert Greene 74 The Professors House. Willa Gather 78 My Mortal Enemy. Willa Gather 81 Peter the Czar. Klabund 84 Nigger Heaven. Carl Van Vechten 88 Evolution and Optimism. Ludwig Stein 91 The World of William Clissold. H. . Wells 95 The Personal Equation. Louis Berman 99 Everymans Genius. Mary Austin 99 TheSun Also Rises. Ernest Hemingway 102 Jesus, Man of Genius. J. Middleton Murry 106 Hearts of Hickory. John Trotwood Moore 109 Dark Laughter. Sherwood Anderson 112 The Spirit of the Hive. Dallas Lore Sharp 115 The Love Nest. RingW. Lardner 118 The Mauve Decade. Thomas Beer 121 The Whole Story. Eltosabeth Bioesco ......... 125 Straws and Prayer Books. James Branch Gabell 128 The Wind and the Rain. Thomas Burke 130 The Creative Spirit. Rollo Walter Brown 134 The Hounds of Spring. Sylvia Thompson 137 Essays of 1925. Odell Shepard 140 vn CONTENTS Bough Justice. C. E. Montague 143 The Outlook for American Prose. Joseph Warren Beach . . . 147 They Had to See Paris. Homer Cray 151 Points of View. Stuart P. Sherman 154 Thunder on the Left. Christopher Morley 157 The Fool in Christ. Gerhart Hauptmann 160 Tar Mityas Love. Sherwood Anderson Ivan Bumn .... 163 The Hard-Boiled Virgin. Frances Newman 166 Fiery Particles. 7. JE7. Montague 169 Seventy Years a Showman. Lord George ganger 172 The Silver Spoon. John Galsworthy 176 Harmer John. Hugh Walpole 180 Whaling North and South. F. V. Morley and J. 8. Hodgson . . . 183 POEMS By SCHUYLER ASHLEY To a Breaker 189 Visions 190 Twilight and the Citys Faces 191 On a Sun Dial 192 Lanterns in a Park 193 Rainy Day 194 Hospital Nurses 195 Harbor Night 196 vm INTRODUCTION SCHUYLER ASHLEY AkfONG the many letters which friends of Schuyler Ashley wrote, on the day of his death, to express their love and ad miration to his parents, came one from an unknown reader of his reviews in a remote western town. It began I cannot forego the temptation to write you that even in the hinterland Schuyler Ashley will be sorely missed, despite the fact that I did not know himpersonally. My intimation had been that he was an elderly bibliophile . . . and I had ranked him with the veteran reviewers of national reputation. The words express a quality that always marked him among his contemporaries he was age-less...

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