Fancies Versus Fads by G. K. Chesterton

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Author Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936
LoC No. 23013134
Title Fancies Versus Fads
Contents Introduction -- The romance of rhyme -- Hamlet and the psycho-analyst -- The meaning of mock turkey -- Shakespeare and the legal lady -- On being an old bean -- The fear of the film -- Wings and the housemaid -- The slavery of free verse -- Prohibition and the press -- The mercy of Mr. Arnold Bennett -- A defence of dramatic unities -- The boredom of butterflies -- The terror of a toy -- False theory and the theatre -- The secret society of mankind -- The sentimentalism of divorce -- Street cries and stretching the law -- The revolt of the spoilt child -- The innocence of the criminal -- The prudery of the feminists -- How mad laws are made -- The pagoda of progress -- The myth of the "Mayflower" -- Much too modern history -- The evolution of slaves -- Is Darwin dead? -- Turning inside out -- Strikes and the spirit of wonder -- A note on old nonsense -- Milton and merry England.
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Language English
LoC Class PR: Language and Literatures: English literature
Subject English essays -- 20th century
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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