The Chinese Nightingale and Other Poems
by Vachel Lindsay
Macmillan Company, c1917, 1917 on bottom of Title Page too, 1st EDITION , 127 pages. GOOD Condition Hardcover. This book is ex-library with usual markings, library binding, fep removed, cover wear, wear to book corners, & some interior wear. Pages & Binding are mainly NICE & TIGHT!
A collection of Poetry by Vachel Lindsay written at the beginning of World War I. First edition of this work containing Lindsays most noted poem, The Chinese Nightingale. This book includes:
First Section: The Chinese Nightingale
Second Section: America Watching the War, August 1914, to April, 1917
Third Section: America at War with Germany, Beginning April, 1917
Fourth Section: Tragedies, Comedies and Dreams
Fifth Section: Poem Games.
This is a Collection of verse from the American poet born to a family of evangelical Disciples of Christ, who transferred his crusading spirit to converting Americans to a love of poetry. His poetry explored American subjects and heroes, with patriotism and a mystic faith in the earth and nature.
This volume brings together some of Lindsay's later poems. A number of the selections are in the manner which Lindsay has made peculiarly his own-Poems to be read aloud he calls them.
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