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The Writer Volume 31 (Paperback) Loot Price: R419
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The Writer Volume 31 (Paperback): William Henry Hills
The Writer Volume 31 (Paperback): William Henry Hills

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The Writer Volume 31 (Paperback)

William Henry Hills

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 Excerpt: ...Three prizes--$5o, $2o, and $io--are offered for the best essays on the subject. "Why We Should Have an American Language," submitted by college or high school students to the Ohio State Librarian, Columbus, Ohio, before July 4, i9i9. The $i, ooo viola and piano sonata contest, instituted by Mrs. F. S. Coolidge, of New York City, will close July i5. Informative details may be obtained from Hugo Kortschak, care of the Wolfsohn Musical Bureau, i West 34th street, New York City. The Joseph Pulitzer prize of $i, ooo "for the American novel published during the year, which shall best present the wholesome atmosphere of American life and the highest standard of American manners and manhood," has been awarded to "The Magnificent Ambersons" by Booth Tarkington. The Pulitzer Prize in Letters of $i, ooo for the best American biography of the year has been awarded to "The Education of Henry Adams" by the late Henry Adams. The Poetry Society prize of $5oo for the best volume of verse published by an American author in i9i8 has been divided between "The Old Road to Paradise," by Margaret Widdemer, and "Cornhuskers," by Carl Sandberg. The prize of fifty dollars offered by the Delineator ( New York ) for the best interpretation of Americanism has been awarded to Mrs. Anna F. Brand, of El Paso, Texas. The prize of $2, ooo in the National Song Contest conducted by the Hearst newspapers has been awarded to Herman T. Koerner for his song, "My Country"; the second prize of $i, ooo went to Giusseppe Pinsuti, of New York (music ) and Perley A. Child, of Brooklyn ( words ); third prize of $5oo to Charles Wakefield Cadman (music), and C. Dore ( words ), both of Los Angeles; fourth prize of $3oo to Henry F. Gilbert, o...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: William Henry Hills
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 138
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-14372-3
Barcode: 9781236143723
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-236-14372-8

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