Letters to the editors of the Virginia Quarterly Review 1925-1934.


Letters to the editors of the Virginia Quarterly Review 1925-1934.

Letters from prominent writers, editors, and publishers to Stringfellow Barr and Lambert Davis, editors. Most very briefly acknowledge receipt of the "Review." Correspondents include Sir Carleton Kemp Allen, Frank Aydelotte, Ray Stannard Baker, W.W. Ball, Hershell Brickell, James Saxon Childers, Allen Cleaton, Edward P. Costigan, Malcolm Cowley, Virginius Dabney, Doutlas Southall Freeman, George Pullen Jackson, Gerald W. Johnson, Joseph Wood Krutch, Corliss Lamont, Breckinridge Long, David Lawrence, George F. Milton, Peter Molyneaux (who criticizes Charles Beard's article on the slave holding south for not discussing the plight of southern poor whites), Rollo Ogden, John A. Ryan, and Upton Sinclair.

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