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Christopher Morley

his history done by divers hands, together with a list of works by this author, thus modestly offered to your attention.

by Doubleday, Page & Company.

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Published by Doubleday, Page & Co"y. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3525.O71 Z65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6651571M
    LC Control Number23001651
    OCLC/WorldCa563700

    Novelist, Christopher Morley, in his essay, On Laziness,” argues that laziness is not always negative. Morley’s purpose is to argue that people who are lazy are becoming very successful in life in order to help people understand that laziness . Christopher Morley was a U.S. journalist, poet, editor, novelist and essayist, who rose to prominence in the first half of the 20th century and is regarded as one of the most prominent authors of his era. Morley graduated from Haverford College in and then studied modern history at New College at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.

    Christopher Morley was born on May 5, , to Janet Bird and Frank Morley. He had one brother, Felix Morley. His father was a math professor at Haverford College, and his mother was a musician and poet who taught young Morley how to read. At the age of ten, Christopher Morley and his family moved to Baltimore, Maryland. A Book of Modern Essays By Bruce Welker McCullough; Edwin Berry Burgum Scribner, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Books by Christopher Morley ii. Title Page.

    OCLC Number: Notes: Half-title. "This edition is limited to one thousand and one sets, the first volume of each of which is signed by the author. no. [signed] Christopher Morley.". Christopher Morley was born in Haverford, Pennsylvania. His father, Frank Morley, was a mathematics professor at Haverford College; his mother, Lilian Janet Bird, was a poet and musician who provided Christopher with much of his later love for literature and poetry.


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Christopher Morley () was an American novelist, essayist, journalist, and poet. He began his literary career at Oxford University as an editor of The Haverfordian and published his first novel, Parnassus on Wheels, in Its sequel, The Haunted Bookshop (), is one of the most beloved mystery novels ever written.

Christopher Morley, in full Christopher Darlington Morley, (born May 5,Haverford, Pa., U.S.—died MaRoslyn Heights, Long Island, N.Y.), American writer whose versatile works are lighthearted, vigorous displays of the English language.

Morley’s father was a mathematician and his mother a musician and poet. They were both immigrants from England. Looking for books by Christopher Morley. See all books authored by Christopher Morley, including The Haunted Bookshop, and Parnassus on Wheels, and more on   CHRISTOPHER MORLEY (–) was born in Haverford, Pennsylvania, in His mother was a musician and poet who taught him to read, while his father was a mathematics professor at Haverford College, where Morley eventually enrolled and began writing and editing for student publications/5(94).

Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. pp; inner rear hinge cracked revealing mesh. Owner's name written on front pastedown. Inscribed/Signed by Christopher Morley on front blank endpaper. Light toning of paper. Contents clean and unmarked.

Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # ABE Christopher Morley was one of the most celebrated American authors of the s and s. Best known as the author of Parnassus on Wheels and Kitty Foyle, Morley wrote for a popular audience that keenly appreciated his style, his wit, and his /5.

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The Haunted Bookshop is a novel by Christopher Morley, now in the public domain in the United States. It has remained a popular representative of the "bibliomystery," a mystery story set in the world of : Christopher Morley.

“morley's variety: a selection from the writings of christopher morley, made by louis greenfield, and published in cleveland and new york by the world publishing company” 6 Copy quote When you sell a man a book, you don't sell him 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue.

By: Christopher Morley () Roger Mifflin is the somewhat eccentric proprietor of The Haunted Bookshop, a second-hand bookstore in Brooklyn that is “haunted by the ghosts of all great literature.”Beginning with the arrival of a young advertising man and the mysterious disappearance of a certain volume from the shelves of the bookshop, a lively and often 5/5(2).

Animal Crackers poem by Christopher Morley. Animal crackers and cocoa to drinkThat is the finest of suppers I thinkWhen Im grown up and can have what I please. Page. The Online Books Page.

Online Books by. Christopher Morley (Morley, Christopher, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Morley, Christopher,contrib.: Books Alive: A Profane Chronicle of Literary Endeavor and Literary Misdemeanor (New York: Random House, ), by Vincent Starrett (page images at HathiTrust) Morley, Christopher.

This is antiquarian book contains Christopher Morley s novel, 'Thunder on the Left'. This beautifully written and masterful piece of mystery fiction was a best-seller upon its original release.

With its rich language and interior monologues, it. The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Surprisel. Surprise. This proves how facile Chris Morley can be, for this is a far cry from everything he has done, whether whimsy, humor or intellectualized satire.

And don't be too reliant on the catalogue description, that this story of Kitty Foyle is symptomatic of an era in the Anne Vickers school.

This is primarily the story of a shanty Irish girl, how she was born, bred, and. In this beguiling but little-known prequel to Christopher Morley’s beloved Haunted Bookshop, the “whole new life” that the traveling bookman delivers to Helen McGill, the narrator of Parnassus on Wheels, provides the romantic comedy that drives this charming love letter to a life in books.

Christopher Morley I imagined him in his beloved Brooklyn, strolling in Prospect Park and preaching to chance comers about his gospel of good books. "When you sell a man a book," says Roger Mifflin, the sprite-like book peddler at the center of this classic novella, "you don't sell him just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue—you sell him.

The Christopher Morley "Knothole" is a tiny one-room wooden cabin formerly used as a studio by prominent 20th-century Long Island editor and writer Christopher Morley (who authored such novels as "Thunder on the Left" and "Kitty Foyle"); it was later transported to the park.

The facility is located by the dog run and is closed for public programs. With a deep respect for the art of bookselling, and as much flair for drama as romance, Christopher Morley has crafted a lively, humorous tale for book lovers everywhere. About The Haunted Bookshop Volumes disappear and reappear on the shelves, but the ghosts of literature aren’t the only mysterious visitors in Roger Mifflin’s haunted bookshop.Christopher MORLEY ( - ) Roger Mifflin is the somewhat eccentric proprietor of The Haunted Bookshop, a second-hand bookstore in Brooklyn that is "haunted by the ghosts of all great literature." Beginning with the arrival of a young advertising man and the mysterious disappearance of a certain volume from the shelves of the bookshop, a.item 3 Modern Essays by Christopher Morley (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipping!

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