Edgar Guest Books

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A Heap O Livin

  [english | 1916]  

Edgar Guest


Summary: [Ive been reading and re-reading this one for years. These were newspaper verses printed in 1916 and theyre all sincere straightforward and corny. I have learned something important myself as a writer from Guest: there are important things you just cant say if youre afraid of looking unsophisticated. If youre willing to risk looking like an unsophisticated reader youll enjoy these.]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 192

All That Matters

  [english | 1922]  

Edgar Guest


Summary: [Why Orwell Matters released in the UK as Orwells Victory is a book-length biographical essay by Christopher Hitchens. In it the author relates George Orwells thoughts on and actions in relation to: the British Empire the British left the British right the United States English conventions feminism and women and his own controversial work for the British Foreign Office. At the end of the book ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 0

Just Folks

  [english | 1917]  

Edgar Guest


Summary: [Ebonics: The True Language of Black Folks is a 1975 book written by Dr. Robert Williams an African-American psychologist who had coined the term Ebonics two years earlier. This book provided a definition of the term as the linguistic and paralinguistic features which on a concentric continuum represent the communicative competence of the West African Caribbean and United States slave descendant ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 226

Making The House A Home

  [english | ]  

Edgar Guest


Summary: [Making The House A Home by Edgar A Guest. 1922. This little book begins We have been building a home for the last fifteen years but it begins to look now as though it will not be finished for many years to come. This is not because the contractors are slow or the materials scarce or because we keep changing our minds. Rather it is because it takes years to build a home whereas a house can be ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 190

Over Here

  [english | 1918]  

Edgar Guest


Summary: [Edgar Albert Guest (aka Eddie Guest) was a prolific American poet who was popular in the first half of the 20th century and became known as the People?s Poet. In 1891 Guest came with his family to the United States from England. After he began at the Detroit Free Press as a copy boy and then a reporter his first poem appeared December 11 1898. He became a naturalized citizen in 1902. For 40 years ...]
Genres: [poetry | warDownloads: 61

The Path To Home

  [english | 1919]  

Edgar Guest


Summary: [The Path To Rome by Hilaire Belloc. Hilaire Belloc s best work The Path to Rome is less concerned with Rome itself than with a pilgrim s journey to the Eternal City. A spirited Catholic apologist Belloc traveled on foot from France across the Alps and the Apennines in order to see all Europe which the Christian Faith has saved. Includes 77 line drawings.]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 494

When Day Is Done

  [english | ]  

Edgar Guest


Summary: [Edgar Albert Guest (aka Eddie Guest) was a prolific American poet who was popular in the first half of the 20th century and became known as the People?s Poet. In 1891 Guest came with his family to the United States from England. After he began at the Detroit Free Press as a copy boy and then a reporter his first poem appeared December 11 1898. He became a naturalized citizen in 1902. For 40 years ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 249