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Author McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978.

Title The love letters of Phyllis McGinley.

Publication Info. New York : Viking Press, 1954.

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 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  811 M175    Check Shelf
Description ix, 116 pages ; 21 cm
Summary Light verse, including her poems of the saints.
Contents Apologia -- A little praise. A garland of precepts -- Love note to a playwright -- Portrait of girl with comic book -- In praise of diversity -- Ballade of lost objects -- Love letter to an institution -- Song of high cuisine -- Meditations during a permanent wave -- Eros in the kitchen -- Christmas Eve in our village -- Saturday storm -- Sunday psalm -- The doll house -- Midcentury love letter -- A gallery of elders. The old feminist -- The old politician -- The old reformer -- The old actor -- The old prelate -- The old philanthropist -- The old beauty -- The old radical -- Saints without tears. The temptations of Saint Anthony -- Lesson for beginners -- The giveaway -- Cream of the jesters -- Conversation in Avila -- Simeon Stylites -- Mother of the saint -- Paterfamilias -- Sonnet from Assisi -- The thunderer -- A little blame. Moody reflections -- The day after Sunday -- Publisher's party -- Lines scribbled on a program -- A choice of weapons -- The sea chantey around us -- Notes written on a damp veranda -- Man with pruning shears -- Reflections at dawn
(Cont.) Homework for Annabelle -- A word to hostesses -- The forgotten woman -- Mrs. Sweeney among the allegories -- Mixed bouquet. The jaundiced viewer. Almost any evening -- Pickwick time -- Mama -- The news -- Reflections dental -- Definition of an afternoon program -- Insult is the soul of wit -- On the prevalence of murder -- Eight-million-dollar baby -- Love letter to a factory -- June in the suburbs -- Daniel at breakfast -- Launcelot with bicycle -- Season at the shore -- A tale of love and sorrow -- Small-town parade -- The angry man -- A kind of love letter to New York.
Subject American poetry -- Women authors.
Humorous poetry, American -- 20th century.
American poetry -- Women authors. (OCoLC)fst00807417
Humorous poetry, American. (OCoLC)fst00963760
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Other Form: Online version: McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978. Love letters of Phyllis McGinley. New York, Viking Press, 1954 (OCoLC)575757609
Online version: McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978. Love letters of Phyllis McGinley. New York, Viking Press, 1954 (OCoLC)590179751
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