THE HAPPY MOUNTAINMaristan ChapmanViking ($2.50).
KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN FANTASIESPercy Mackaye Longmans Green ($2.50).
"Driven to frenzy by the futility of outland interpretation I at last took up the work of their defense"thus Mrs. Chapman on behalf of the Southern Mountaineers; and Outlander Mackaye is no doubt one of those who drove her to it. Certainly two interpretations could not differ more radicallyMaristan Chapman's poignant novel of a reticent folk moving slowly to the rhythm of deep passions; and Percy Mackaye's lusty plays of primitive types with quick emotion and prompt voluble speech.
The Happy Mountain...