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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Christopher Morley: Selected full-text books and articles

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