The Press: New Quarterly

Gamaliel Bradford, Archibald Henderson, Luigi Pirandello, Witter Bynner, Joseph Collins—with these, among lesser names, did the Virginia Quarterly Review (issued by the University of Virginia) dress out a maiden number dated April, 1925. Editor James Southall Wilson, Professor of English at the University, explained that this was only natural. Old tunes best demonstrate a new organ. For the future, the Quarterly coveted "the adventure of presenting distinguished first work wherever it can be found." It would be, in a measure, "peculiarly concerned with themes growing out of the life of the...

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