A Miscellany of Men
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A Miscellany of Men

By G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
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Covering topics ranging from literature to philosophy, history to social criticism, this is a snapshot of thought on 20th-century Europe (and the world) by one of Europe's sharpest wits and ablest pens. With chapter titles ranging from ""The Miser and His Friends" to ""The Red Reactionary," from ""The Separatist and Sacred Things" to ""The New Theologian" and ""The Romantic in the Rain," this volume includes 39 brief sketches of individuals, each one of whom illustrates an aspect of contemporary society. Social, historical, and religious thought all figure prominently in this book,

Table of Contents
  • A MISCELLANY OF MEN
  • THE SUFFRAGIST
  • THE POET AND THE CHEESE
  • THE THING
  • THE MAN WHO THINKS BACKWARDS
  • THE NAMELESS MAN
  • THE GARDENER AND THE GUINEA
  • THE VOTER AND THE TWO VOICES
  • THE MAD OFFICIAL
  • THE ENCHANTED MAN
  • THE SUN WORSHIPPER
  • THE WRONG INCENDIARY
  • THE FREE MAN
  • THE HYPOTHETICAL HOUSEHOLDER
  • THE PRIEST OF SPRING
  • THE REAL JOURNALIST
  • THE SENTIMENTAL SCOT
  • THE SECTARIAN OF SOCIETY
  • THE FOOL
  • THE CONSCRIPT AND THE CRISIS
  • THE MISER AND HIS FRIENDS
  • THE MYSTAGOGUE
  • THE RED REACTIONARY
  • THE SEPARATIST AND SACRED THINGS
  • THE MUMMER
  • THE ARISTOCRATIC 'ARRY
  • THE NEW THEOLOGIAN
  • THE ROMANTIC IN THE RAIN
  • THE FALSE PHOTOGRAPHER
  • THE SULTAN
  • THE ARCHITECT OF SPEARS
  • THE MAN ON TOP
  • THE OTHER KIND OF MAN
  • THE MEDIAEVAL VILLAIN
  • THE DIVINE DETECTIVE
  • THE ELF OF JAPAN
  • THE CHARTERED LIBERTINE
  • THE CONTENTED MAN
  • THE ANGRY AUTHOR: HIS FAREWELL
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