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no THME NEW YOKK Books and Authors UALF a dosen biographies of the late Lord Northcllffe . I I are In preparation by Enr - lish authors. One of them Is the work of Max Pem-berton. and Its tentative title Is " The Intimate Life of Lord North-cliffe." It is to be published very shortly by Hodder A Stoujrhton. Another volume will be "The Ufa of Lord Northcllffe " by W. H- Wilson. Mr. Wilson is a member of the staff of The Daily Mall and an expert on shipping. Still another volume wll? be " Flashlights on Lord North, cliffe " by Marie Connor Letghton. The Intercollegiate verse contest of The roe try Society of America, closed last May, but owing to the difficulty of decision, the Judges, Hanlel Long, Witter Bynner and Arthur Davison Picke. have only just brought it to an end. The original offer was a 1 100 prise for the best poem submitted by an undergraduate of any American university or college. There were over one thousand manuscripts submitted, and with an additional contribution of $50 from Mr. Flcke, three prizes were awarded instead of one. The first prize of 75 went to Donald C. Peattle, Harvard College, for a poem entitled M Broken Wings." The sec ond prize of $50 was awarded Eleanor Carroll Chilton, Smith Col lege, for a group entitled Six Poems." The third prize of 23 went to Helen Harvey, Smith College, for a group of four poems called " Rom-many' , " The Book ' of the American Indian," by Hamlin Garland, illustrated by Frederic Remington, will be brought out soon by Harpers. Both Garland and Remington have been friends of long standing with the Indians of the West. James Ford Rhodes has written the ninth volume of ' his " History of the United States." The present volume Is " The McKlnley and ' Roosevelt Administrations, 1KD6-1000." It opens with the excitement of the presidential campaign of 1H00. discusses the Spanish War, the Venezuela dispute of 1002. the Hay-Pauncefote treaties leading to the building of the Panama Canal, the Russo-Japanese Treaty Conference, Roosevelt's prosecution of the trusts, and all the other noteworthy events of the period. A new contribution to the later life of Napoleon, is contained In " Napoleon: From the Tuileries to St. Helena." The subtitle suggests Its content: " Personal Recollections of the Emperor's Second Mameluke and Valet." The book la an account by Louis Etienne Saint-Denis of the Emperor's victory, downfall, exile and death. P. P. Howe, the English critic, Is represented this season by a study of William Hazlltt. The book Is pub lished by Martin Seeker, Floyd Dell's new novel, " The Mad Ideal," will not appear before Spring. He ,has Just published a group of eleven plays entitled " Ask For King Arthur's Socks and Other Village Plays." Under the title of " Letras de Es-pafta y America," Zabala A Maurin, Spanish and French booksellers of S West Forty-seventh Street, have Is sued their second catalogue of Span ton literature, which should be of vajue jo reaaers ana sruaents oi Spanish. An Increase In the num ber of pages, more photographs of Spanish and Spanish-American au thors, together with brief notices of the majority of the books and au thors. differentiate the second edi tlon from the first. It Is a volume of 115 pages, with Illustrations and a full names Index, and covers the entire range of Spanish and Spanish-American literature from the earliest times to the present day. The material la arranged according to periods, so that it forma a complete bibliography of the subject. pen-and-ink stage settings of the scenes. There Is also an Interesting note to Mr, Wise, telling how the author consented under protest to a change of title from " The Nigger of the Narcissus " to " The Children of the Sou," for the American edition. Elizabeth Madox Roberts Is the author of a book of poems railed " Under the Tree." which B. W. Huebsch will publish immediately. Last year Miss Roberts was awarded the annual poetry prize given by the University of Chicago and-this year she won an " honorable mention " In the contest conducted by the mag axlne, .Poetry. C. Harry" Brooks, author of " The Practice of Anto-8uggestlon by the Method of Emlle Cou," writes that M. Coue will probably come to America this year. Father CDonnell, whose new book of verse, " Cloister and Other Poems," has Just been published by The Macmillan Company, . served as chaplain with the A. E. F. during the war, and la now chief superior of the Holy Cross Order In the United 8tates. When his six-year term ex. plres he hopes to return to his for mer work as professor of poetry in Notre Dame University. His pre vious book of poems appeared In 1016 under the title " The Dead Musician and Other Poems." A new book on Marshall Jones's Fall list Is " America In Spltsber. gen," a two-volume work written by Nathan Haskell Dole for the late John M. Longyear of Boston. It Is the romance of an Arctic coal mine, a chronicle of America's operations In the development of the mineral resources of this wild region within 800 miles of the North Pole. It records the exploits of the pioneer group of American engineers and Includes historical accounts of the land of Spitsbergen, supplementing the scanty material heretofore available. The edition is limited to 475 copies, of which 250 are for sale. Notwithstanding the flood of literature that exists on all subjects pertaining to Shakespeare, there has been comparatively little written on the gardens and horticulture of Shakespeare's time. Esther Singleton's " The Shakespeare Garden " covers the history and evolution of the small enclosed garden of the medieval castle Into the " Garden of Delight." the herbalists of Elizabethan authority, the new and exotic flowers which were then Imported and admired, the real Identity and actual appearance of the flowers mentioned In the plays, and. last of all, suggestions for the creation of a Shakespeare garden. When Jane . Austen was In her teens, she read everything she could lay bands on. The fiction she knew Included Richardson's " Pamela and " Clarissa Hariowe " Fielding's "Tom Jones" and "Amelia," " The Vicar of Wakefield " and Fanny Burney'a " Evelina." alt of which were published before 1778. It was the sensational romance fash ionable In .her day, represented by the works of Ann Radchffe and Jane Porter, that moved Jane to the burlesques In her newly published book, " Love and Frelndshlp." A new life of William Shake- speare-Ja -la-preparation, by -Joseph Quincy 'Adams and It will be lssuea shortly by Houghton Mifflin Company. Mr. Adams Includes all the Shakespearean discoveries of thr last two decades and has subjected the original material to a fresh ex amination. Belma Lageriofa new book, ' Trolls and Human Folk," has Just been Issued In Sweden. No announcement of translation Into Eng lish has been made as yet. The book contains a series . of short stories, many of them, as the title Implies, being based on old folklore m

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 19 Nov 1922, Sun,
  3. Page 68

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