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Heroism Without Heroics

Life Of Father Damien The Leper Dcunien the Leper, by John V. Farrow (Burns, Oates and Washbournc, 7s. 6d.) ALICE CURTAYNE Reviewed by This story seemingly does not lose its......

Music

Musical Monument A History of Music in Pictures. Edited by George Kinsky (Dent, 12s. (id.). This is a cheap reprint of an expensive and monumental work of musical iconography,......

Religion

Gnosis The Gnosis or Ancient Wisdom in the Chri.ctian Scriptures, or The Wisdom in a Mystery. By William Kingsland. (Allen and Unwin, 10s. 6d.) Reviewed by J. DANZAS Mr.......

Poetry

Thirty Years' Work Collected 1904-l96. Poems, by Lord Gorrell (Murray, 10s. 6d.) Reviewed by W. J. BLYTON The Poet and the Plain Man is a shrewd, free-verse dialogue,......

Philosophy Of Art

Emotion For Emotion's Sake v. Ideas For Ideas' Sake The Problem of Art. By Peter Green, M.A., D.D. (Longman% Green, 6s.) Reviewed by VICTOR BENNETT Most people who are......

Biography

Directness Of Mind The Book of Margery Kempe, A modern version by W. Butler-Bowdon (Cape, 10s. 6d.) Reviewed by FRANCIS BURDETT As all the world now knows, for owing to an......

Autobiography

Very American On Journey, by Vida D. Scudder (Dent, 10s. 6d.) Reviewed by MICHAEL DERRICK This is an American hook, given an English dust-wrapper primarily, one supposes,......

Short Notices

The Romantic Age. Europe in the Nineteenth Century, by Prof. R. B. Mowat (Harrap, 6s.) For those many folk who only know in outline the history of the early nineteenth century......