Robert Herrick (American Novelist)

Robert Herrick, 1868–1938, American novelist, b. Cambridge, Mass., grad. Harvard, 1890. He was professor of English at the Univ. of Chicago from 1893 to 1923. Herrick wrote realistic social novels about the conflict between professional and personal values in American capitalistic society. His works include The Common Lot (1904), The Memoirs of an American Citizen (1905), The Master of the Inn (1908), Together (1908), Clark's Field (1914), Waste (1924), Chimes (1926), and The End of Desire (1932).

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Robert Herrick (American Novelist): Selected full-text books and articles

FREE! The Common Lot By Robert Herrick Macmillan, 1904
FREE! The Master of the Inn By Robert Herrick Scribner sons, 1908
The Dream of Success: A Study of the Modern American Imagination By Kenneth S. Lynn Little, Brown, 1955
Librarian’s tip: Chap. V "The Passion of Robert Herrick"
Cavalcade of the American Novel: From the Birth of the Nation to the Middle of the Twentieth Century By Edward Wagenknecht Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1952
Librarian’s tip: "Robert Herrick, Idealist" begins on p. 235
American Naturalistic and Realistic Novelists: A Biographical Dictionary By E. C. Applegate Greenwood Press, 2002
Librarian’s tip: "Robert Herrick" begins on p. 200
Authors Today and Yesterday: A Companion Volume to Living Authors By Stanley J. Kunitz; Howard Haycraft; Wilbur C. Hadden H.W. Wilson, 1933
Librarian’s tip: "Robert Herrick 1868" begins on p. 310
The American Novel, 1789-1939 By Carl Van Doren Macmillan, 1940 (Revised edition)
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of Robert Herrick begins on p. 242
The New American Literature, 1890-1930 By Fred Lewis Pattee Century, 1930
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of Robert Herrick begins on p. 31
Tropes and Parodies of Capitalist Biography: Carnegie's "Gospel of Wealth" vs. Herrick's 'Memoirs.' By Phillips, Wm. M Mosaic (Winnipeg), Vol. 32, No. 1, March 1999
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Nightmares of Anarchy: Language and Cultural Change, 1870-1914 By Wm. M. Phillips Bucknell University Press, 2003
Librarian’s tip: "The Great Capitalist in Fiction: The Octopus and The Memoirs of an American Citizen" begins on p. 146
The College Novel in America By John O. Lyons; Harry T. Moore Southern Illinois University Press, 1962
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of Robert Herrick's 'Chimes' begins on p. 136
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