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The Golden Whales of California and Other Rhymes in the American Language (Hardcover)

Author: Lindsay, Vachel

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1920. Lindsay, the American poet born to a family of evangelical Disciples of Christ 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 is a collection of his long and short verses including Bryan, Bryan, Bryan, Bryan and for several poems with African-American and jazz themes. It is also notable for Lindsay's prose introduction; A Word on California, Photoplays, and Saint Francis. The book is divided into five parts titled: The Longer Pieces with Interludes; A Rhymed Scenario-Some Poem Games-and the Like; Cobwebs and Cables; Rhymes Concerning the Late World War and the Next War; and Rhymes of the Middle West and Springfield, Illinois. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.


Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9780548032626
SKU 205683347
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0548032629
Release Date 9/10/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0198
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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