Table of Contents:
- The age of O. Henry
- A critic in C major [H. L. Mencken]-- The prophet of the last frontier [Jack London]--The epic of New England
- On the terminal moraine of New England Puritanism [Mary E. Wilkins Freeman]
- The shadow of Longfellow
- The modernness of Philip Freneau
- The centenary of Bryant's poetry
- Poe's "Ulalume."