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1923. Morley, American editor, author and Rhodes scholar, was one of the founders of the Saturday Review of Literature, of which he was an editor from 1924 to 1940. A prolific author, he wrote more than 50 books. Contents: An Oxford Symbol; Scapegoats; To a New Yorker a Hundred Years Hence; A Call for the Author; Mr. Pepys's Christmases; Children as Copy; Hail, Kinsprit!; ...more
Hardcover, First, 304 pages
Published 1923 by Doubleday, Page & Company
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Christopher Morley was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania while his father was a mathematics professor at Haverford College. Morley graduated from this same school in 1910 as valedictorian. He then went to New College, Oxford University for three years on a Rhodes Scholarship, studying modern history. Arriving home, he headed out to Garden City to begin his life of letters at Doubleday, where he ...more
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“Each of us, desperately clutching his identity amid the impalatable onward pour of Time and Thought, finds only in art-and chiefly in written art- means to halt that ceaseless, cruel drift.” 0 likes
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