"These letters show Garland at all his many
fascinating bests and worsts."
-- American Literary Realism
firsthand record of the interests and concerns of a seminal American
writer . . . a major contribution."
--Western American Literature
"this collection . .
. not only serves as a fine record of Garland's life, but works well as
part of the history of the development of a modern American cultural
--Journal of American Studies
work . . . for any student of the multifarious literary and cultural
episodes of turn-of-the-century America"
--Resources for American Literary Study