The American Review of Reviews Volume 59

The American Review of Reviews Volume 59

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...and the World War," has been added to the original volume, and a fine frontispiece, reproduced from the painting by Munkaczy of "Christ Before Pilate." The new poems are from well-known poets. There is a lyric on the selflessness of Christ by Mrs. Crow; others by the late Joyce Kilmer, by Hermann Hagedorn, Daniel Henderson, Amelia Josephine Burr, and Isabel Fiske Conant. Aside from its value as poetry, this volume will be sincerely appreciated for its "lifting up" of the Christ idea. It is a sign of the world's newly found religious mood, a prophecy that righteousness will be the foundation of the new world now in the making. J Hymn of Free Peoples Triumphant. By Hermann Hagedorn. Macmillan. 49 pp. 75 cents. 'Christ in the Poetry of To-day. By Martha Foote Crow. Woman's Press (New York). 227 pp. $2. FINANCIAL NEWS I.--BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC SITUATIONS THAT ARE CAUSING MOST CONCERN THE inanimation that has characterized the financial markets for some time is symptomatic of the uncertain, one might say almost apprehensive, frame of mind of the business leaders of the country. The problems created by the cessation of hostilities have at no time been so thoroughly appreciated from the standpoint of their complexity as at present. It is not the magnitude of these problems that makes for hesitancy (the war has demonstrated our ability to undertake Herculean tasks successfully), but rather the delicate ramifications that lead us onto uncharted seas. It is by far easier to create a pyramid of inflation than it is to level it without at the same time disturbing some of the foundations. This describes the present situation; yet while it is delicate in the extreme, circumstances are so shaping themselves that thereis...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 807g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236960750
  • 9781236960757