Author:Arthur John Arbuthnott Stringer

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Arthur John Arbuthnott Stringer

Canadian novelist, screenwriter, and poet who later moved to the United States: popular in his day for his crime fiction and his wilderness adventures, but he wrote in many genres, from social realism to psychological fiction, and even early science fiction novels. Pen name: Arthur Stringer

Arthur John Arbuthnott Stringer


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Collections and poetryEdit

  • Watchers of Twilight, and Other Poems, 1894. IA
  • Pauline and Other Poems, 1895. IA
  • Epigrams (1896) IA
  • The Loom of Destiny, 1899. illus. Florence Scovel Shinn (Short stories prefaced with verses.)
Premonitions — The Undoing of Dinney Crockett — The Fly in the Ointment — The Iron Age — The King who Lost His Crown — Life's Loaded Die — The Crucible of Character — The Essentials of Aristocracy — The Honour of the House of Hummerley — Thicker than Water — Instruments of Eros — An Essay in Equality — The Heart's Desire — Not in Utter Nakedness

Works from periodicalsEdit

Longer works
  • "The Breaker," serial in the The Saturday Evening Post, Jan 15, 1916—
  • "Phantom Wires" (1906 Mar, Smart Set) (novel) [Book in 1907]
  • "The Breaker" (1915-16, Saturday Evening Post) (novella)
  • "Creeping Rails" (1907 Mar, Smart Set) (novel)
  • "The Anatomy of Love" (1916 Aug, Smith's) (novel)



Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1928.

The longest-living author of these works died in 1950, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 72 years or less. These works may be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.