Danaway Stardust, a black roan stallion
owned by the Boot family, certainly had the pedigree - both parents are former Prince of Wales champions
Scott Fitzgerald, the classic novel of the Jazz Age; Porgy by Du Bose Heyward, a novel that was the basis for his successful 1927 play Porgy and Bess, written with his wife Dorothy, and George Gershwin's 1935 opera Porgy and Bess; Roan Stallion
, Tamar, and Other Poems by Robinson Jeffers; Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis, a novel about an idealistic medical researcher and the forces at work in the world of scientific research; The Song of the Indian Wars by John G.
Critics compared him to Sophocles and Shakespeare and Roan Stallion
, Tamar and Other Poems went into multiple reprintings.
In " Roan Stallion
, " included in Roan Stallion
, Tamar, and Other Poems, Jeffers uses an incident of a horse trampling his owner to contrast the primitive sexuality of the stallion with the degenerative lusts of man.