The Quest of Soapy

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"This is one of the best and most characteristic of the sketches of lower New York life by O. Henry...The story under another title--"The Cop and the Anthem"--appears in the collection of O. Henry's stories, "The Four Million."

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[32], 471-586, [28] p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910 November 1908.

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"This is one of the best and most characteristic of the sketches of lower New York life by O. Henry...The story under another title--"The Cop and the Anthem"--appears in the collection of O. Henry's stories, "The Four Million."

Physical Description

[32], 471-586, [28] p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Subsequent publications of this story used the title "The Cop and the Anthem."

This edition of Current Literature also contains an article about O. Henry titled "A Yankee Maupassant." The article is found on pages 518-520.

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  • Current Literature 45.5 (Nov. 1908): 581-3.

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O. Henry Project

Written under the pseudonym O. Henry, the stories of William Sydney Porter are available as they first appeared in the popular magazines of the day.

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The Four Million (Book)

The Four Million

This work is O. Henry's first collection of short stories, many of which are set in New York City. Stories in this volume include "The Gift of the Magi" and "The Cop and the Anthem."

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  • November 1908

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  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

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  • Sept. 20, 2017, 7:04 p.m.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910. The Quest of Soapy, prose (fiction), November 1908; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139415/: accessed January 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.