WOOD, CLEMENT RICHARDSON, 1888-1950

Biography:

Lawyer; writer. Born– September 1, 1888, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Married– Mildred Mary Cummer in 1914. Children– Two. Married– Gloria Goddard in 1936. Education– University of Alabama, A.B., 1909; Yale, LL.B., 1911. Practiced law in Birmingham, 1911-12; city attorney, 1912; chief magistrate, Central Recorders Court, 1913 (succeeding Hugo Black); removed for “lack of judicial temperament” after he fell afoul of the local political establishment; moved to New York City. ¬†Worked at various jobs to support himself and his writing. Waited on tables; worked for Rockefeller Vice Commission; secretary to Upton Sinclair. Taught in private schools, New York and New Jersey, two years; Washington Square Writing Center, New York University. Full time writer, 1941; some under pseudonym Alan Dubois. Member and lecturer, American Society for the Advancement of Atheism.¬† Award the Newark 250th Anniversary Prize, 1917. Died October 26, 1950.

Source:

Twentieth Century Authors, 1st suppl; New York Times, October 27, 1950.

Publication(s):

American History at a Glance. New York; Reader Mail, Inc., 1941.

Amy Lowell. New York; Harold Vinal, 1936.

The Art and Technique of Writing Poetry. New York; Greenberg; 1940.

The Art of Kissing. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1926.

Auction Bridge for Beginners. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius. Co, 1934.

Bernar MacFadden; a Study in Success. New York; Lewis Copeland, 1929.

A Book of Comic Dialect Poems. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1926.

Botany for Beginners. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924.

Byron and the Women He Loved. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924.

Carelessness; Public Enemy No. 1. New York; Hillman-Curl, Inc., 1937.

Cherry. New York; Phoenix, 1935.

Clement Wood and His Lives; How a Good Boy of Methodism Turned Pagan. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius, 1929.

A Complete History of the United States. Cleveland; World Pub. Co., 1936.

Corpse in the Guest Room. New York; Arcadia House, Inc., 1945.

The Craft of Poetry. New York; E. P. Dutton, 1929.

Cross Word Puzzle Book, No. 1-. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1935-.

Cross Word Puzzle Book for Children, No. 1-. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius., 1925-.

Death in Ankara; a Story of Modern Espionage. New York; Mystery House, 1944.

Death on the Pampas. New York; Mystery House, 1944.

Deep River. New York; W. Goodwin, 1934.

Desire (and Other Stories). New York; Woodford Press, 1950.

Doctors, Dynamiters and Gunmen. Muscatine, Iowa; TNT Press, 1936.

Double Jeopardy. New York; Arcadia House, 1947.

Dreams and How to Understand Them. Garden City, N.Y.; Garden City Pub. Inc., 1931.

Dreams and Their Meaning and Practical Applications. New York; Greenberg, 1931.

The Eagle Flies, Sonnets. Chicago; The Bookfellows, 1925.

The Eagle Returns. Cleveland; s.n., 1947?

The Eagle Sonnets. New York; Horizon, 1942.

The Earth Turns South. New York; Dutton, 1919.

Eril, a Masque. Delanson, N.Y.; The Bozenkill Press, 1942.

Emerson; the Man and His Works. Girard, Kan.; Haldemen-Julius Co., 1924.

Flesh, and Other Stories. New York; Woodford Press, 1929.

Flesh Is Willing. New York; Phoenix, 1935.

Folly. Boston; Small, Maynard & Co., 1925.

Glad of Earth. New York; L. J. Gomme, 1917.

The Glory Road; an Autobiography. New York; Poets Press, 1936.

Great Women of Antiquity. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius, 1924.

The Greenwich Village Blues. New York; H. Harrison, 1926.

Herbert Clark Hoover, An American Tragedy. New York; M. Swain, 1932.

Hints of Writing Poetry. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius, 1924.

History of Rome. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1923.

How to Love. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924.

Hunter of Heaven; the American Soul As Revealed By Its Poetry. New York; Frederick A. Stokes Co. 1929.

If There Is a Hell– . Belanson, N.Y.; Bozenkill Press, 1934?

An Introduction to Philosophy (The Science of Language). Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924.

Jehovah. New York; Dutton, 1920.

Julius Caesar; Who He Was and What He Accomplished. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924.

King Henry, the Rake (Henry VIII and His Women). Boston; The Stratford Co., 1929.

Ladies Need Loving. New York; Phoenix, 1935.

Laughter. Lime Rock, Conn.; Bernhard Wall, 1922.

Lays for the Laity. S.l.; s.n., 1937.

Let’s Play “the Game”; the Book of Charades. New York; Greenbert, 1939.

The Life of a Man; a Biography of John R. Brinkley. Kansas City, Kan.; Goshorn Pub., 1934.

The Making of the Old Testament. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924.

McFadden the Conqueror. S.l.; s.n., 1930.

The Man Who Killed Kitchener; the Life of Fritz Joubert Duquesne, 1879-. New York; Raro Inc., 1932.

Manhood; the Facts of Life Presented to Men. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius, 1924.

Modern Sexual Morality. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924.

More Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Cleveland; World Pub. Co., 1940.

More Power to your Words. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Prentice-Hall, 1940.

Mother Goose; an Anthology. Girard, Kan; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924.

Mountain. New York; Dutton, 1920.

Negro Songs, an Anthology. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924.

Nigger, a Novel. New York; Dutton, 1922.

Other Men’s Wives. New York; Balzac Press, 1949.

The Outline of Man’s Knowledge; the Story of History, Science, Literature, Art, Religion, Philosophy. New York; L. Copeland, 1927.

Pleasure before Marriage. New York; Phoenix, 1935.

Poetry of the Southern States. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924.

Poet’s and Songwriters’ Guide; Complete Book of Scansion for Writers of Poetry, Verse, Song Lyrics, and Prose. New York; Valient House, 1948.

Poet’s Handbook. Cleveland; World Pub. Co., 1946.

Poets of America. New York; Dutton, 1925.

A Popular History of the World. New York; Grossett & Dunlap, 1935.

The Real Mary Baker Eddy. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1925.

Sensualist; a Novel of the Life and Times of Oscar Wilde. New York; J. Swift, 1942.

Sex in Psychoanalysis. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924.

Sexual Relations in Southern States. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1929.

Shadow from the Bogue. New York; Dutton, 1928.

Shelley and the Women He Loved. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924.

A Short History of the Jews. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924.

Six Indiscrete Lovers. S.l.; s.n., 1930.

Sociology for Beginners. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924.

The Sociology of Lester Ward. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924.

The Stone Age. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1923.

Strange Fires. New York; Woodford Press, 1951.

Tabloid Murders. New York; Macaulay Co., 1931.

Throttle; a Fact Story About Norman Baker. Muscatine, Iowa; Baker Sales Co., 1934.

The Tide Comes In. New York; Dutton, 1923.

Tom Sawyer Grows Up. New York; World Syndicate Pub. Co., 1939.

Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition. Girard, Kan.; Haldeman-Julius Co., 1925.

Warren Gamaliel Harding; an American Comedy. New York; W. Faro Inc., 1932.

What It Takes; a Study in Success. New York; Liberty Pub. Corp., 1934.

The White Peacock. New York; H. Vidal, 1928.

The Woman Who Was Pope; a Biography of Pope Joan, 853-855 A.D. New York; W. Faro Inc., 1931.

Woods’ Unabridged Rhyming Dictionary. Cleveland; World Pub. Co., 1943.

Your Dreams and What They Mean. Cleveland; World Pub., Co., 1941.

Lyricist; If the Seas Dry. Berkeley, Calif.; s.n., 1931.

Joint Publication(s):

The Complete Book of Games. New York; Halcyon House, 1938.

Don’t’ Tread on Me; a Study of Aggressive Legal Tactics for Labor. New York; Vanguard, 1928.

For Walt Whitman. Toronto; H. S. Sander, 1923.

Four Seek Love. New York; Woodford Press, 1949.

Games for Two; or, How to Keep the Reno Wolf away from Your Door. New York; Hillman-Curl, 1937.

Let’s Have a Good Time Tonight; an Omnibus of Party Games. New York; Grossett & Dunlap, 1938.

The 1941 Quiz Book. New York; Arcadia House, 1941.

The Regents Questions and Answers in Literature. New York; Regents Publishers, 1923.

A Slang Dictionary. S.l.; s.n., 1926.

Editor:

The Complete Rhyming Dictionary and Poets Craft Book. Garden City, N.Y.; Garden City Pub. Co., 1936.

A History of the World. Cleveland; World Syndicate Pub. Co., 1937.

Summarized; History of Civilization in England, by H. T. Buckle. New York; Vanguard Press, 1926.

Substance of History of European Morals, by W. E. H. Lecky. New York; Vanguard Press, 1926.

The Substance of the Sociology of Lester F. Ward. New York; Vanguard, 1930.

Written under pseudonym of Alan Dubois

America’s Sweetheart. New York; W. Godwin, 1933.

Artist’s Model. New York; Woodford Press, 1951.

Loose Shoulder Straps. New York; W. Faro, 1932.

Semi-detached Wife. New York; Phoenix, 1935.