Excerpt from Contemporary One-Act Plays of 1921: American The present collection of short plays must be considered as a supplementary volume to Fifty Contemporary One-def Plays issued early in 1921. The same conditions surrounded its development and completion. The lot of the anthologist is t a happy one. He must either select his plays because of the fame of the authors, or, he must use a trace of critical judgment and include only those plays, regardless of the literary standing of their authors, which he feels are the best that have come to his attention. Whatever his course may be, it is always open to criticism. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.