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Harvest Books
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & Co.; then: Harcourt, Brace & World Place: New York, United States. Series Date(s): 1937- .

The Old Order - Katherine Anne Porter (Harvest Books) (image)

The Old Order. Stories of the South from Her Books, from The Leaning Tower, Pale Horse, Pale RIder, Flowering Judas
by Katherine Anne Porter
Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1960 (Harvest Books, HB6).
Paperback. 182 pages. Cover design by Susan Foster.

Series Note: "Harcourt, Brace's paperbound series 'Harvest Books' presents a distinguished list of reprints, well designed, well bound volumes with striking covers, priced at ninety-five cents to $1.45, which are sold in regular book stores. Bestselling titles have been Carl Gustav Jung, 'Modern Man in Search of a Soul,' T. S. Eliot, 'The Waste Land and other Poems,' and 'The Oedipus Cycle of Sophocles' in the English version by Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald."
-- The Paperbound Book in America: The History of Paperbacks and their European Background by Frank L. Schick. New York, R. R. Bowker Company, 1958. p. 193.

Credit: Thanks to Mr John Mellman, of Colorado Springs, United States who supplied details of some of the titles in this series.

Series Number / Title / Author

HB 1. The Waste Land and Other Poems - T. S. Eliot.
HB 2. Modern Man in Search of a Soul - C. G. Jung.
HB 3. Ideology and Utopia - Karl Mannheim.
HB 4. Main Currents in American Thought. Vol. 1: The Colonial Mind, 1620-1800 - Vernon L. Parrington.
HB 5. Main Currents in American Thought. Vol. 2: The Romantic Revolution in America, 1800-1860 - Vernon L. Parrington.
HB 6. The Old Order - Katherine Anne Porter.
HB 7. Language: An Introduction to the Study of Speech - Edward Sapir.
HB 8. The Oedipus Cycle of Sophocles. Contents: Oedipus Rex; Oedipus at Colonus; Antigone. English version by Dudely Fitts & Robert Fitzgerald.
HB 9. The Acquisitive Society - R. H. Tawney.
HB 10. The Common Reader - Virginia Woolf.

HB 11. The Well Wrought Urn: Studies in the Structure of Poetry - Cleanth Brooks.
HB 12. The Last Adam - James Gould Cozzens.
HB 13. From the Ground Up: Observations on Contemporary Architecture, Housing, Highway Building, and Civic Design - Lewis Mumford.
HB 14. Economic and Social History of Medieval Europe - Henri Pirenne.
HB 15. Theodore Roosevelt - Henry F. Pringle.
HB 16. Practical Criticism - I. A. Richards.
HB 17. The First American Revolution - Clinton Rossiter.
HB 18. Essays on Elizabethan Drama - T. S. Eliot.
HB 19. Aspects of the Novel - E. M. Forster.
HB 20. The Modern Temper: A Study and a Confession - Joseph Wood Krutch.

HB 21. Man Against Himself - Karl Menninger, M.D.
HB 22. Theory of Literature - René Wellek and Austin Warren.
HB 23. The Golden Apples - Eudora Welty.
HB 24. The Second Common Reader - Virginia Woolf.
HB 25. Four Verse Plays - Maxwell Anderson.
HB 26. The Tyranny of Words - Stuart Chase.
HB 27. Middletown - Robert S. and Helen Merrell Lynd.
HB 28. Love Against Hate - Karl Menninger, M.D.
HB 29. The Meaning of Meaning - C. K. Ogden and I.A.Richards.
HB 30. Jazzmen - Frederic Ramsey, Jr. and Charles Edward Smith, eds.

HB 31. The 20th Century Capitalist Revolution - Adolf A. Berle, Jr.
HB 32. Christianity and Culture - T. S. Eliot.
HB 33. Four Greek Plays - Translated by Dudley Fitts, Robert Fitzgerald, and Louis MacNeice.
HB 34. The Conduct of Life - Lewis Mumford.
HB 35. The American Presidency (Revised Edition) - Clinton Rossiter.
HB 36. Harvest Poems 1910-1960 - Carl Sandburg.
HB 37. Jacob's Room and The Waves - Virginia Woolf.
HB 38. Collected Poems - William Empson.
HB 39. Marx on Economics - Robert Freedman.
HB 40. The Dancing Bees - Karl Von Frisch.

HB 41. Speculations - T. E. Hulme.
HB 42. The Orwell Reader - George Orwell.
HB 43. Principles of Literary Criticism - I. A. Richards.

Source: List in the final pages of The Old Order by Katherine Anne Porter, New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1944 (Harvest Books).

Author of this page: David Paul Wagner

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