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Cover of: Essays | G. K. Chesterton
About the Book

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, making it of great use in any study of the literary, religious, and social aspects of early 20th-century England and Europe generally. It will be of interest to students and scholars of the essay in English literature. It is a fine introduction to Chesterton's social criticism, which remains unique for its willingness to criticize some of the uncomfortable truths about capitalism without straying toward an inhuman bureaucratic socialism.

93 editions First published in 1901

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Cover of: A Miscellany of Men
A Miscellany of Men
2008, IHS Press
Electronic resource in English
Cover of: All Things Considered
All Things Considered
June 2, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Paperback in English
Cover of: A Miscellany of Men (Large Print Edition)
A Miscellany of Men (Large Print Edition)
May 5, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Paperback in English
Cover of: All Things Considered (Large Print Edition)
All Things Considered (Large Print Edition)
June 2, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Paperback in English - Lrg edition
Cover of: All Things Considered
All Things Considered
April 12, 2007, IndyPublish
Hardcover in English
Cover of: A Miscellany of Men
A Miscellany of Men
May 5, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Paperback in English
Cover of: All Things Considered
All Things Considered
June 20, 2007, Book Jungle
Paperback in English
Cover of: A Miscellany of Men
A Miscellany of Men
January 10, 2007, Waking Lion Press
Paperback in English
Cover of: All Things Considered
All Things Considered
January 30, 2006, IndyPublish.com
Hardcover in English
Cover of: All Things Considered
All Things Considered
August 22, 2006, Echo Library
Paperback in English
Cover of: A Miscellany of Men (Large Print)
A Miscellany of Men (Large Print)
October 18, 2006, Echo Library
Paperback in English - Lrg edition
Cover of: All Things Considered (Large Print)
All Things Considered (Large Print)
October 18, 2006, Echo Library
Paperback in English - Lrg edition
Cover of: All Things Considered
All Things Considered
January 30, 2006, IndyPublish.com
Paperback in English
Cover of: The Defendant
The Defendant
January 30, 2006, IndyPublish.com
Hardcover in English
Cover of: The Defendant (Large Print)
The Defendant (Large Print)
October 18, 2006, Echo Library
Paperback in English - Lrg edition
Cover of: A Miscellany of Men
A Miscellany of Men
November 3, 2006, Hard Press
Paperback in English
Cover of: A Miscellany of Men
A Miscellany of Men
August 22, 2006, Echo Library
Paperback in English
Cover of: The Defendant
The Defendant
August 22, 2006, Echo Library
Paperback in English
Cover of: The Defendant
The Defendant
October 30, 2004, Quiet Vision Pub
Paperback in English
Cover of: All Things Considered
All Things Considered
October 30, 2004, Quiet Vision Pub
Paperback in English
Cover of: All Things Considered
All Things Considered
October 30, 2004, IndyPublish.com
Paperback in English
Cover of: The Defendant
The Defendant
November 30, 2004, IndyPublish.com
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Le paradoxe ambulant
Le paradoxe ambulant
2004, Actes sud
in English
Cover of: The Defendant
The Defendant
November 30, 2004, IndyPublish.com
Paperback in English
Cover of: All Things Considered
All Things Considered
October 30, 2004, IndyPublish.com
Hardcover in English
Cover of: All Things Considered
All Things Considered
June 30, 2004, Kessinger Publishing
Paperback in English
Cover of: A miscellany of men
A miscellany of men
2003, IHS Press
in English
Cover of: All Things Considered
All Things Considered
June 1978, Folcroft Library Editions
Textbook Binding
Cover of: The defendant.
The defendant.
1972, Books for Libraries Press
in English
Cover of: A miscellany of men.
A miscellany of men.
1972, Scholarly Press
in English - 5th ed. London, Methuen.
Cover of: All things considered.
All things considered.
1971, Books for Libraries Press
in English
Cover of: Five types
Five types: a book of essays.
1969, Books for Libraries Press
in English
Cover of: A miscellany of men.
A miscellany of men.
1969, Dufour Editions
in English
Cover of: All things considered.
All things considered.
1969, Dufour Editions
in English
Cover of: A miscellany of men.
A miscellany of men.
1969, Darwen Finlayson
in English
Cover of: A miscellany of men.
A miscellany of men.
1969, Books for Libraries Press
in English
Cover of: Generally speaking
Generally speaking
1968, Books for Libraries Press
in English
Cover of: The man who was orthodox
The man who was orthodox
1963, D. Dobson
in English
Cover of: The man who was orthodox
Cover of: Generally speaking.
Generally speaking.
1957, Books for Libraries Press
in English
Cover of: All things considered.
All things considered.
1956, Sheed and Ward
in English
Cover of: All things considered
All things considered
1956, Sheed and Ward
in English
Cover of: Selected essays of G. K. Chesterton
Selected essays of G. K. Chesterton
1955, Methuen
in English
Cover of: Selected essays of G.K. Chesterton
Selected essays of G.K. Chesterton
1951, Methuen
in English - 2nd ed.
Cover of: Selected essays of G.K. Chesterton
Selected essays of G.K. Chesterton
1951, Methuen
in English - 2nd ed.
Cover of: Selected essays of G.K.Chesterton
Selected essays of G.K.Chesterton
1949, Methuen
in English
Cover of: Selected essays of G.K. Chesterton.
Selected essays of G.K. Chesterton.
1949, Methuen
in English
Cover of: Selected essays of G.K. Chesterton
Selected essays of G.K. Chesterton
1949, Methuen
in English
Cover of: Selected essays of G. K. Chesterton
Selected essays of G. K. Chesterton
1949, Methuen
in English
Cover of: Selected essays.
Selected essays.
1949, Methuen
in English
Cover of: Le défenseur
Le défenseur
1945, Egloff
in French / français - [1st ed.]. --
Cover of: Essays
Essays
1939, Collins
in English
Cover of: Generally speaking
Cover of: Generally speaking
Generally speaking: a book of essays.
1937, Methuen
in English - 3rd ed.
Cover of: Generally speaking:.
Generally speaking:.
1937, Methuen
in English
Cover of: The defendant
The defendant
1932, J.M. Dent
in English
Cover of: Generally speaking:.
Generally speaking:.
1930, Methuen
in English - 2nd.ed.
Cover of: Generally speaking
Cover of: Generally speaking
Generally speaking
1929, Dodd, Mead & company
in English
Cover of: Generally speaking
Cover of: All things considered
All things considered
1928, Methuen
in English - 18th ed.
Cover of: A miscellany of men
A miscellany of men
1926, Methuen
in English - 4th ed. --
Cover of: The defendant.
The defendant.
1922, Dent
in English
Cover of: Essays
Essays
1920, Haldeman-Julius Co.
in English
Cover of: A miscellany of men
A miscellany of men
1920, Methuen
in English - 3d ed.
Cover of: All things considered
All things considered
1919, Methuen
in English - 13th ed., cheap form. --
Cover of: The defendant
The defendant
1918, Dent
in English - [3rd ed.]. --
Cover of: The defendant
The defendant
1918, Dent
in English - [3rd ed.]. --
Cover of: All things considered.
All things considered.
1915, Methuen
in English
Cover of: The defendant.
The defendant.
1914, Dent
in English
Cover of: The defendant
The defendant
1914, J. M. Dent
in English - [New ed.]
Cover of: All things considered
All things considered
1913, J. Lane Company
in English
Cover of: A miscellany of men.
A miscellany of men.
1912, Methuen
in English
Cover of: A miscellany of men.
A miscellany of men.
1912, Dodd, Mead
in English - [1st American ed]. --
Cover of: A miscellany of men.
A miscellany of men.
1912, Dodd, Mead
in English
Cover of: A miscellany of men
A miscellany of men
1912, Dodd, Mead and company
in English
Cover of: A miscellany of men
A miscellany of men
1912, Dodd, Mead and company
in English
Cover of: Five types
Five types: a book of essays
1912, A.L. Humphreys
Cover of: A miscellany of men
A miscellany of men
1912, Methuen
Cover of: A miscellany of men
A miscellany of men
1912, Methuen
in English
Cover of: Five types
Five types: a book of essays
1911, H. Holt and company
in English
Cover of: Five types
Five types: a book of essays
1911, H. Holt and Co.; [etc., etc.]
Cover of: Five types
Five types: a book of essays.
1910, A.L. Humphreys
in English - [1st ed.]. --
Cover of: Five essays.
Five essays.
1910, Haldeman-Julius
Cover of: All things considered
All things considered
1909, J. Lane
in English - [American ed.].
Cover of: All things considered
All things considered
1908, Methuen
in English - [1st English ed.]. --
Cover of: All things considered.
All things considered.
1908, Methuen
- 3Rd. ed.
Cover of: All things considered
All things considered
1908, J. Lane company
in English
Cover of: The defendant
The defendant
1907, J.M. Dent
in English - 3d ed.
Cover of: The defendant
The defendant
1904, Dodd
in English - [2nd Imp.]. --
Cover of: The defendant
The defendant
1902, Dodd
in English
Cover of: The defendant
The defendant
1901, R. Brimley Johnson
in English
Cover of: The defendant.
The defendant.
1901, Dent
in English

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