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miscellany of men

by G. K. Chesterton

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


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Statementby G. K. Chesterton.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 267 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL13521633M

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A book like no other, Schott's Original Miscellany is entertaining, informative, unpredictible, and utterly addictive. Ben Schott is a photographer, designer, and trivia collector.

He is twenty-eight (although he believes you might prefer to picture him as a white-haired librarian) and lives in Highgate, by: 1. Reading the early essays of G.K. Chesterton (before he got too involved with politics or religion) is one of the best experiences of my miscellany of men book life.

A Miscellany of Men was published in and contains some thirty or forty short essays that range in quality from good to magnificent -- particularly in "The Mystagogue," in which he says everything there is to say about criticism/5. A Miscellany of Men is a collection of essays on sundry topics written by one of the English language’s greatest essayists, G.K.

Chesterton. In the Miscellany, Chesterton covers all kinds of timely truths and and makes prescient and enlightening observations. Covering topics ranging from literature to philosophy, history to social criticism. "A Miscellany of Men" is another great work by Chesterton, complete with in an intro by Dale Ahlquist.

This book is not a whole book, but rather a collection of some of Chesterton's best essays, making this book good for people who like to read in bite sized portions. Read more.

Helpful.5/5(2). Schott's Miscellany is a fascinating book of interesting, random, bizarre, hilarious, and informative facts and oddities.

From Cockney Rhyming Slang to ways of saying "I love you" in numerous obscure languages (including Braile and Morse code), to sign language and Shakespearian insults, shoelace lengths and airport marshalling signals, the Miscellany is just as fun to pick up and read as it /5.

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Schott's Original Miscellany was published with little fanfare, but after an article in the Guardian, in which the book was described as the book as the "publishing sensation of the year", sales increased, and within weeks Schott's Original Miscellany was at No. Robert McCrum said of the book in The Observer: "Originality is like charisma Alma mater: Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.

A miscellany is a collection of various pieces of writing by different authors. Meaning a mixture, medley, or assortment, a miscellany can include pieces on many subjects and in a variety of different forms. In contrast to anthologies, whose aim is to give a selective and canonical view of literature, miscellanies were produced for the entertainment of a contemporary audience and so instead.

A Miscellany of Men seems at first to be as random a gathering as the title suggests. In it you will find rapturous, poetic descriptions of fire and rain, of spring, of Gothic architecture, of soldiers praying in a church.

The book was first published inand the essays, which first appeared in the Daily News, often refer to current. "Miscellany of Men is Chesterton at his most versatile and vibrant, defending his Creed in dozens of short essays on people and politics.

Building upon his Catholic Faith and natural Reason, he battles his chief modern enemies - as Ahlquist's Introduction lists them: "the magic of money, the formlessness of evolution, the dull determinism of modern ideas, and the oppression of any creature.

Get this from a library. A miscellany of men. [G K Chesterton] OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 18 cm: Contents: 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 enchanged man --The sun worshipper --The wrong incendiary --The free man --The hypothetical.

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A MISCELLANY OF MEN By G. CHESTERTON CONTENTS 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 One is a dingy book catalogue; the second is a shiny pamphlet.

A Miscellany of Men By: G. Chesterton Gilbert Keith Chesterton was among the world’s most prolific writers who incorporated relentless logic, wonderful humor, and a clear view of truth into an amazing tool for exposing the foolishness of the policies of the world around him through the device of paradox.

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