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THE CONTRIBUTORS' COLUMN
RWIN EDMAN is a young professor of with new emphasis on Irving's achievements,
philosophy at Columbia University whose the delightful man, the famous author, the lectures and essays have been making an im- effective statesman who was our “Ambassapression for several years. His "Richard dor at large from the New World to the Old”. Kane" articles, analyzing a thinking and DU BOSE HEYWARD has retired from his struggling young American, which have been business in Charleston, South Carolina, and appearing in “The Century Magazine", will is devoting himself entirely to writing. His be published as a book next autumn. MAR- “Skylines and Horizons" (Macmillan) was ION M. BOYD, whose book of verses “Silver one of the distinguished volumes of poems of Wands” was published as one of the Yale
His “Porgy”, a remarkable study Series of Younger Poets, makes her home in of Negro life in Charleston, is to be published Oxford, Ohio. FABYAN MATHEY is a young in the autumn. Much of his time recently Princeton graduate who lives in Cranford, has been spent in lecturing before various New Jersey, where he is writing poems, short clubs throughout the country. GAMALIEL stories, and plays with ambition and deter- BRADFORD, the psychographer, is living in mination.
Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. It is not GEORGE S. HELLMAN, whose discovery of often that he turns from his biographical unpublished journals, plays, and letters of portraits to poetry, but his fine lyrical gift Washington Irving has led during the past burns steadily when he so does. His “Bare ten years to the publication of no less than Souls" (Harper) and "Damaged Souls" ten volumes, has in his biography of Irving (Houghton Mifflin) have been exceedingly not only drawn upon the material previously popular in these days when biography is conedited by him but has further enriched his stantly becoming more and more the vogue. Life of Irving with a great amount of new JAMES ASHMORE CREELMAN, the continuity data from hitherto unpublished Irving manu- writer, has just returned from France where scripts in the Department of State, the Li- he spent some months of vacation and of brary of Congress, the New York Historical quiet writing. ARNOLD PATRICK comes into Society, the New York Public Library, and town just often enough to do his interviews, the archives of the Irving family itself. otherwise he persists in hiding in the most Born in Irving's native city of New York, to out-of-the-way corners. Although he is which Mr. Hellman's family came during the writing, he refuses to divulge exactly what is presidency of Irving's friend Martin Van the character of the great work he is producBuren, and spending many of his youthful ing. ROBERT ROE writes from California summers at Irvington, imbued with the tra- that he is very busy on a new job, and that he ditions and temperamentally in sympathy spends most of the rest of the time admiring with the character and personality of Irving, his young daughter, Camilla. Mr. Hellman has been well qualified to make Every metropolitan newspaper keeps a of his biography a work of love as well as "morgue" (files of biographical material of scholarship. Departing from the path which it may or may not want to use in a wherein previous biographers have closely hurry). The morgue on GEORGE W. ALGER, followed the steps of the first biographer, the New York lawyer, discloses a decidedly Pierre M. Irving, Mr. Hellman has sought to Jekyll and Hyde character. The yellows portray without over-sentimentalizing, and have him as “the brains of the Milk Trust",