Christopher Morley

Christopher Morley, 1890–1957, American editor and author, b. Haverford, Pa., grad. Haverford College, 1910. He was a Rhodes scholar. Morley was one of the founders of the Saturday Review of Literature, of which he was an editor from 1924 to 1940. A prolific author, he wrote more than 50 books. His novels, generally in a light vein, include Parnassus on Wheels (1917), The Haunted Bookshop (1919), Thunder on the Left (1925), and Kitty Foyle (1939; filmed 1940). He also revised and enlarged Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (1937, 1948).

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Kitty Foyle
Christopher Morley.
J. B. Lippincott Company, 1940
Inward Ho!
Christopher Morley.
Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923
Thorofare
Christopher Morley.
Harcourt Brace and Company, 1942
FREE! The Haunted Bookshop
Christopher Morley.
Doubleday, Page & Company, 1919
The Powder of Sympathy
Christopher Morley.
Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923
FREE! Where the Blue Begins
Christopher Morley.
Lippincott, 1922
FREE! Parnassus on Wheels
Christopher Morley.
Doubleday, Page & Company, 1919
One Act Plays
Christopher Morley.
Doubleday, Page & Company, 1924
Essays of Our Times
Sharon Brown.
Scott Foresman, 1928
Essays
Christopher Morley.
Doubleday, Doran, 1928
Parsons' Pleasure
Christopher Morley.
George H. Doran Company, 1923
Letters of Askance
Christopher Morley.
J. B. Lippincott Company, 1939
Christopher Morley's Philadelphia
Ken Kalfus; Walter Jack Duncan; Frank H. Taylor; Christopher Morley.
Fordham University Press, 1990
More One-Act Plays by Modern Authors
Helen Louise Cohen.
Harcourt Brace and Company, 1927
Librarian’s tip: "Good Theatre" by Christopher Morley begins on p. 259
The Reader's Encyclopedia: An Encyclopedia of World Literature and the Arts
William Rose Benét.
Thomas Y. Crowell, 1948
Librarian’s tip: "Morley, Christopher Darlington" begins on p. 741
American Nights Entertainment
Grant Overton.
D. Appleton & Co., 1923
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 21 "The Unclassified Case Of Christopher Morley"
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