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PHOTOGRAPHS AND PHOTO-TEXTS "The Inhabitants," in New Directions in Prose and Poetry, 1940, edited by James Laughlin. : New Directions, 1940. Pp. 145-80. "White House," Twice a Year, 5-6:116 (Fall-Winter 1940 and Spring-Summer 1941, double issue). "The Inhabitants," Direction, 3:12-13 (November 1940). "Landscape with Figures," in New Directions in Prose and Poetry, 1941, edited by James Laughlin. : New Directions, 1941. Pp. 253-77. "The Inhabitants," Photography (London), July-August 1947, pp. 26-29.

I): 121-35 (Winter 1966). "How Things Are," in Arts and the Public, edited by James E. Miller and Paul D. Herring. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1967. Pp. 33-52; see also pp. 230-53 passim. PHOTOGRAPHS AND PHOTO-TEXTS "The Inhabitants," in New Directions in Prose and Poetry, 1940, edited by James Laughlin. : New Directions, 1940. Pp. 145-80. "White House," Twice a Year, 5-6:116 (Fall-Winter 1940 and Spring-Summer 1941, double issue). "The Inhabitants," Direction, 3:12-13 (November 1940).

He also made the animals fascinating: Evelina's neurotic and Cowie's antisocial cat, and especially the hound Larkspur who fell in love with Wendell Horlick in Pennsylvania and crossed the continent with him, sitting erect in a rumble seat, wearing motorcycle goggles and a hat with ribbons under her chin, and perhaps audaciously enjoying life as a girl until she got to Escondido and went to pieces when she discovered what it was really like to escape a dog's life. The imaginative richness and vitality of One Day is much more powerful than its intellectual despair, and it was an expression of Morris' faith as a novelist: he must be true to the present in which he lives, even though the implications of that present may be tragically inscrutable to the intellect.

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