'HAL MICHIGAN DAILY MAGAZINE
SUNDAY, MAY 7, 1922
TH ICIANDIY AAZN SNA MY7,12
THE POETS-AMY LOWELL with two stories "The Indian Summer
(Continued from Page 1) of a Forsyte" and ;"Awakening" which
present the life of a representative
the French town of Bar-le-Due in the English family thru three generations
Province of the Meuse, the prefect (Scribner).
had issued instructions to prevent the
children from eating candies which
might have been dropped from Ger- 'Old London Town" by Wilt owen is
man airplanes, as other candy simi- a book of sketches of out-of-the-way
laxly scattered had been found to corners of London, done in the man-y
ner familiar to readers of W. W.
contain poison. The poem hegins: Jacobs, many of whose books Mr.
"Currents and toney! Owen illustrated. In his preface Mr.
far-ic-Duc in times of peace. Owen says: "I make no apology for
Linden-tassel honey. the publication of this little book -
Cherry blossom, poppy-sweet honey.on the contrary." (McBride.)
And round red currants like grape
Red and yellow globes, lustred like "Men of Affairs," by Roland
fret'hed unmhrella silk." Pertwee (Knopf), is said to deal with
the dubious methods employed by
And so, through delicate, burning certain leading financiers in the pur-
lines describing the making of the suit of valuable concessions, but is
candy, and the laughter of Germany, fictitious as to characters and events
the laughter of the people who for actually making up the story.
years have eaten the currants and
honey of Bar-le-Duc, and who now Frances Hodgson Burnett's first
will "give back sweetness for sweet- book in several years, "The Head of
ness,"-on to the sharp, restrained the House of Coombe," has recently
horror of the conclusion. been published.
But this is Amy Lowell in an un-
usual mood. She is concerned pri-
marily with the thing seen rather than
the thing felt. She loves brilliance
and color, the flash and glow of the
physical world which she so intensely
observes and enjoys. Her work has
the irt., bright, decorative beauty of
cloisonn. She is an artist in lacquers L
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tion of new information and inventions
unknown to the Greeks, or indeed, to
cny previous civilization. The main pre-
suppositions of this third period of the
later Middle Ages go back, however,
to the Roman Empire. They had been
formulated by the Church Fathers,
transmitted through the Dark Ages,
and were now elaborated by the po-
fessors in the newly established uni-
sersiti's under the influence of Aris-
totle's recovered works and built up
into a majestic intellectual structure
known as Scholasticism. *
Our civilization and the human
mind, critical end uncritical, as we
find it in our western world, is a
direct and uninterrupted outgrowth
of the civilization and thought of the
later Middle Ages. Very gradually
only did peculiarly free and auda-
cious individual thinkers escape from
this or that medieval belief, until
in our own day some few have come
to reject practically all the presuppo-
sitions on which the Scholastic sys-
tem was reared. But the great mass
of Christian believers, whether Cath-
olic or Protestant, still professedly
or implicity adhere to the assumptions
of the Middle Ages, at least in all mat-
ters in which religious or moral sanc-
tions are concerned. * *
(To be continued next Sunday)
(Copyright 1921, by Harper & Bros.)
Knopf has published John V. Weav- I
er's story, "Margery Wins the Game";
a first novel by Jack Crawford called
"I Walked in Ardon"; "Egholm and
His Cod," translated from the Danish
by Johannes Buchholtz (in the Borzoi-
Gyldendal series); and "Readers
and Writers," critical essays by A. R.
Orage. literary editor of The New Age
and long known as one of the most
vehensent and brilliant of English
It is oaid that John Galsworthy con-
siders as his moot Important perform-
ance the hringing together in one
volume under the title, "The Forsytej
Saga," three of his most powerful
novels: "The Man of Property," "In
Chancery," and "To Let," together
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