Miller, Joaquin. Songs from Sappho and Phaon, Westward Ho!, and With Walker in Nicaragua. In P.H. Boynton's American Poetry. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons, 1921. 721pp. [CCL: 686] [OAK] [WC] [MULT] [MGK] [MCK] [See also 1920, 1923, 1924, 1927, 1930 and 1978]
Brendemuhl, Gabriella C. “Joaquin Miller’s Indebtedness to Byron in Connection with His Early Narrative Poems.” Unpublished dissertation, University of Chicago. 1921. [BSL] (“An excellent study.” [FST]) (Cited in Joaquin Miller, by O. W. Frost, New York: Twayne Publishers, 1967. [RCL]) [See also Boynton, Percy H., ed. American Poetry. . [FST] [MGK]
Cairns, William B. A History of American Literature. Oxford University Press, 1921. 502pp. [WC] [MCK] [Also published in 1912, 1916, 1930 and 1969]
Foerster, Norman. “Later Poets.” In The Cambridge History of American Literature.
Edited by William Peterfield Trent. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1921. Vol. 3: 31, 53-56, 59. [RCL quotes from Forester, “His defects may be fatal, so far as purely literary values are concerned, but he had the good fortune to record the Western scene in poetry as no one else has done...”] [MGK] [MCK]
Horner, John B. Oregon: Her History, Her Great Men, Her Literature. Portland,
Oregon: The J. K. Gill Company, 1921. [Originally published in 1910, this is the revised and enlarged edition.] [CCL: 346-352] [CAL] [MGK] [MCK]
Moses, Montrose J. “The Drama, 1860-1918.” In The Cambridge History of American
Literature. Edited by William Peterfield Trent. New York: The Macmillan
Company, 1921. Vol. 3: 275, 290 [RCL: Miller’s The Danites cited as an example of popular melodrama that is unreadable today.] [MGK: Not so!]
Murdoch, Charles Albert. A Backward Glance at Eighty: Recollections and Comments.
San Francisco: P. Elder and Company, 1921. 275 pages. [CCL and CAL: 237] [RCL: 237-238] [MGK] [MCK]
Murdoch opens with a brief chronology of Miller’s life then ends with a
story of reciting his Miller imitation paper at the Oakland Unitarian church. Miller was sitting nearby and Murdoch describes his reaction to his parody.
Perry, Bliss. The American Spirit in Literature: A Chronicle of Great Interpreters. New
Haven: Yale University Press, 1921. 281pp. [RCL and CCL: 244] [MGK] [MCK]
Trent, William Peterfield, ed. The Cambridge History of American Literature:
Bibliography. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1921. Vol 4: 649-50.
[Superseded by 1948, 1959, 1972 and 1974] [RCL] [MGK] [Vol. III. New York and Cambridge, 1921] [MAR] [MCK]
Woodbury, George Edward. Appreciation of Literature, and America in Literature.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1921. 306pp. [WC], [MGK].
[With Walker in Nicaragua and Songs of the Sierras presented.]
[CCL: 211-213, 214-215, 297] [MGK] [See also 1931] [WC] [MCK]
Juanita Miller’s new love affair. San Francisco Examiner (22 February 1921): 6: 2 [CAL] [MGK] [MCK]
Dosch, Colonel Henry Ernest. “Reminiscences of Colonel Henry Ernest Dosch.”
Oregon Historical Quarterly (March 1921): 64-65 Referring to Joaquin, “He sent his verses to the Times-Mountaineer at The Dalles publishing under the name of John Smith, Jr.” [MGK] [MCK]
Aldrich, Richard. “Music: Mme. And Miss Louise Homer Sing.” New York Times (13
March 1921): 22.
Aldrich discusses the joint recital given by mother and daughter the previous day at Carnegie Hall and ends: “She [Mme. Horner] put a powerful expression into her husband’s setting of Joaquin Miller’s To Russia.”
Juanita and “Juan” Miller. San Francisco Chronicle (20 March 1921): 46: 2 [CAL] [MGK] [MCK]
Juanita Miller’s Redwood City marriage announced. San Francisco Examiner (20 March 1921): 67: 2 [MGK] [MCK]
Juanita’s husband’s resemblance to father. San Francisco Examiner (21 March 1921): 11: 6 [CAL] [MGK] [MCK]
Clark, Irene M. “Joachim [sic] Miller, Poet of Sierras, Once in Shasta Jail for Horse
Stealing.” Courier-Free Press, Redding, CA (24 March 1921) [MGK] [MCK]
“A Reviewer’s Notebook.” The Freeman 3 (6 April 1921): 94-95. [RCL] [MGK] [MCK]
“Soul-Mating’ Marriage Rites.” San Francisco Chronicle (21 April 1921): 9: 2 [MGK] [MCK]
Juanita Miller marries John Miller (photographer, artist, companion of Joaquin Miller) in strange ceremony. San Francisco Chronicle (24 April 1921): 42: 1 [CAL] [MGK] [MCK]
Juanita seeks divorce from “lily love.” San Francisco Chronicle (25 April 1921): 3: 4, 3:6 [CAL] [MGK] [MCK]
Juanita’s matrimonial difficulties. San Francisco Chronicle. p. 6:1. (26 May 1921): 6: 1 [CAL] San Francisco Examiner. p. 13:3. (26 May 1921): 13: 3 [CAL] [MGK] [MCK]
Juanita’s “The Girl Unusual” at the Tivoli. San Francisco Examiner (20 June 1921):
6: 8 [CAL] [MGK] [MCK]
Juanita’s husband’s statement on separation. San Francisco Chronicle (3 July 1921):
15: 8 [CAL] [MGK] [MCK]
Lockley, Fred. “Impressions and Observations of the Journal Man.” Oregon Daily
Journal (20 July 1921) [PMC] [MGK] [MCK]
Matthews, Brander. “A German View of American Letters.” New York Times (24 July
Matthews quotes from a lecturer who asserted that several writers including Miller had German blood and notes that the lecturer did not support this assertion.
Kanno bust replaced by one of bronze, Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C. Rock Creek Park bronze bust unveiled (cut). San Francisco Chronicle (31 July 1921): 59: 5 [CAL] [MGK] [MCK]
Juanita Miller divorces John Miller. San Francisco Examiner (20 September 1921): 17: 2 [CAL] [MGK] [MCK]
Miller, James. “Joaquin Miller.” Oregon Journal (26 October 1921): 8. [HGT][MCK]
Lockley, Fred L. Oregon Daily Journal. On J. H. Miller: Part 1 (26 October 1921): 8;
Part 2 (27 October 1921): 12; Part 3 (28 October 1921): 10 [MCK] [MGK]