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Author: G.K. Chesterton
Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 64,414 / 184 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.9
LoC Categories: BT, PR
Downloads: 6,023 1680

Derived from the twelth (1919) edition.

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Introductory remarks on the importance of orthodoxy -- On the negative spirit -- On Mr. Rudyard Kipling and making the world small -- Mr. Bernard Shaw -- Mr. H.G. Wells and the giants -- Christmas and the aesthetes -- Omar and the sacred vine -- The mildness of the yellow press -- The moods of Mr. George Moore -- On sandals and simplicity -- Science and the savages -- Paganism and Mr. Lowes Dickinson -- Celts and celtophiles -- On certain modern writers and the institution of the family -- On smart novelists and the smart set -- On Mr. McCabe and a divine frivolity -- On the wit of Whistler -- The fallacy of the young nation -- Slum novelists and the slums -- Concluding remarks on the importance of orthodoxy.



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