Editor; writer. Born– New York City, September 2, 1878. Parents– Montefiore J. and Rose (Jonas) Moses. Married– Lucille Dorothy Herne, February 1, 1911 (died 1921). Children– One. Married– Leah Agnes Houghtaling, June 19, 1923. Children– One. Education– Montgomery, Ala.; B.S., College of the City of New York, 1899. Employed on editorial staff, Literary Digest, 1900-1902; dramatic editor, The Reader Magazine, 1903-1907; dramatic critic, The Independent, 1908-1918, The Book News Monthly, 1908-1918, The Bellman, 1910-1919. Died March 29, 1934.


Dictionary of American Biography, Suppl. 1; Who Was Who in America, Vol. 1.


The American Dramatist. Boston; Little, Brown, 1911.

The American Theater as Seen by Its Critics, 1752-1934. New York; W. W. Norton, 1934.

Children’s Books and Reading. New York; M. Kennerley, 1907.

The Fabulous Forrest. Boston; Little, Brown, 1929.

Famous Actor-Families in America. New York; T.Y. Crowell, 1906.

Henrik Ibsen. New York; M. Kennerley, 1908.

The Life of Heinrich Conried. New York; T. Y. Crowell, 1916.

The Literature of the South. New York; T. Y. Crowell, 1910.

Maurice Maeterlinck. New York; Duffield, 1911.

A Study Course on the American Drama. Chicago; Drama League of America, 1916.


Everyman, a Morality Play. New York; J. F. Taylor, 1903.

The Palmer Cox Brownie Primer. New York; Century, 1906.

Plays of Clyde Fitch. Boston; Little, Brown, 1915.

Representative British Dramas, Victorian and Modern. Boston; Little, Brown, 1918.

Representative Continental Dramas, Revolutionary and Traditional. Boston; Little, Brown, 1924.

Representative One-Act Plays by Contnental Authors. Boston; Little, Brown, 1922.

Ring Up the Curtain. Boston; Little, Brown, 1932.

A Treasury of Plays for Children. Boston; Little, Brown, 1921.


Another Treasury of Plays for Children. Boston; Little, Brown, 1926.

British Plays from the Restoration to 1820. Boston; Little, Brown, 1929.

Clyde Fitch and His Letters. Boston; Little, Brown, 1924.

Dramas of Modernism and Their Forerunners. Boston; Little, Brown, 1931.

Representative American Dramas, National and Local. Boston; Little, Brown, 1925.

Translator; On Emerson, and Other Essays. New York; Dodd, Mead, 1912.

The Passion Play of Oberammergau. New York; Duffield, 1930.