Louis Bromfield

The Works of Louis Bromfield


  • The Green Bay Tree, Stokes (New York, NY), 1924
  • Possession, Stokes, 1925, published as Lilli Barr, Unwin (London), 1926
  • Early Autumn, Stokes, 1926
  • A Good Woman, Stokes, 1927
  • The Strange Case of Miss Annie Spragg, Stokes, 1928
  • Twenty-four Hours, Stokes, 1930
  • A Modern Hero, Stokes, 1932
  • The Farm, Harper (New York, NY), 1933
  • The Man Who Had Everything, Harper, 1935
  • It Had to Happen, Cassell (London), 1936
  • The Rains Came: A Novel of Modern India, Harper, 1937
  • Night in Bombay, Harper, 1940
  • Wild Is the River, Harper, 1941
    • Awake and Rehearse, Stokes, 1929
    • Tabloid News, Random House (Garden City, NY), 1930
    • Here Today and Gone Tomorrow: Four Short Novels, Harper, 1934
    • It Takes All Kinds, Harper, 1939, Bitter Lotus published separately, World (Cleveland, OH), 1944, portions published as Five Long Short Stories, Avon (New York, NY), 1945, McLeod’s Folly published separately, World, 1948, portions published as You Get What You Give, Cassell, 1951
    • The World We Live In, Harper, 1944, Up Ferguson Way published separately, Tender Land (Mansfield, OH), 1981
    • Kenny, Harper, 1947
    • Contributor of short fiction to periodicals, including Collier’s, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, and McClure’s


    • The House of Women (adaptation of his The Green Bay Tree), produced in New York, 1927, produced in London, 1928
    • (With John Gearon) De Luxe, produced in New York, 1935
    • Times Have Changed (adaptation of a play by Edouard Bourdet), produced in New York, 1935
    • Author of 12 screenplays, including (with Sidney Howard) One Heavenly Night, 1930; and (with Lamar Trotti) Brigham Young—Frontiersman, 1940


    • The Work of Robert Nathan, Bobbs Merrill (Indianapolis), 1927
    • England, a Dying Oligarchy, Harper, 1939
    • Pleasant Valley, Harper, 1945
    • (With others) Cities Are Abnormal, edited by Elmer T. Peterson, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1946
    • A Few Brass Tacks, Harper, 1946
    • Malabar Farm, Harper, 1948
    • The Works, fifteen volumes, Cassell, 1949-54
    • Out of the Earth, Harper, 1950
    • The Wealth of the Soil, Ferguson (Detroit), 1952
    • A New Pattern for a Tired World, Harper, 1954
    • From My Experience: The Pleasures and Miseries of Life on a Farm, Harper, 1955
    • Animals and Other People, Harper, 1955
    • Walt Disney’s Vanishing Prairie, Simon & Schuster, 1956
    • Louis Bromfield at Malabar: Writings on Farming and Country Life, edited by Charles E. Little, Johns Hopkins University Press (Baltimore, MD), 1988
    • Yours Ever Affectionately, edited by Daniel Bratton, Michigan State University Press (East Lansing, MI), 2000
    • Contributor of reviews to periodicals, including Musical America, Bookman, New York Herald Tribune Books, and Time; author of syndicated newspaper column for Cleveland Plain Dealer


    • Twenty-Four Hours, Paramount, 1931
    • A Modern Hero, Warner Bros., 1934
    • The Rains Came, 20th Century Fox, 1939
    • Mrs. Parkington, MGM, 1944


    • Yrs, Ever Affly: The Correspondence of Edith Wharton and Louis Bromfield, ed. by Daniel Bratton, 1999
    • Louis Bromfield, Novelist and Agrarian Reformer by Ivan Scott, 1998
    • The Heritage: A Daughter’s Memories of Louis Bromfield by Ellen Bromfield Geld, 1995
    • Louis Bromfied and the Malabar Farm Experience by John T. Carter, 1995
    • Louis Bromfield by Pamela Cleaver in Twentieth-Century Romance and Historical Writers, ed. by Lesley Henderson, 1990
    • Louis Bromfield, ed. by David D. Anderson, 1964

    Louis Bromfield and His Books: An Evaluation by Morrison Brown, 1956

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