The Correspondence of, and to, Charles Hoy Fort
New York. May 9. 1919.
My dear Dreiser:—
I send you the "Old Scow," to keep or to do with as you see fit. There are a great many crudities in it - see the last paragraph, for instance - look at "local color" dragged in by the ears in other parts. It seems you've taken a fancy to it; so keep it yourself. I'll try to have something damneder for you, or more in my present vein, later.
I composed my new data, all together, in one penultimate chapter, which I sent to Liveright, to be inserted in "The Book of the Damned."
I think the book-magazine idea is very good.
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