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G. K. Chesterton Collected Works, Volume XXI - What I Saw in America, The Resurrection of Rome, Sidelights

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G. K. Chesterton Collected Works Volume 21

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Chesterton's commentaries on what he saw in America and Rome, plus an appendix on how America saw Chesterton.

Table of Contents:

Genreal Editors' Introduction
A Note on the Texts
A Note on the Notes
Introduction: Hotels Are Not Inns - Chesterton and America, by Dr. Robert Royal

What I Saw In America
What Is America?
A Meditation in a New York Hotel
A Meditation in Broadway
Irish and Other Interviews
Some American Cities
In the American Country
The American Business Man
Presidents and Problems
Prohibition in Fact and Fancy
Fads and Public Opinion
The Extraordinary American
The Republican in the Ruins
Is the Atlantic Narrowing?
Lincoln and Lost Causes
Wells and the World State
A New Martin Chuzzlewit
The Spirit of America
The Spirit of England
The Future of Democracy

The Resurrection of Rome
Introduction by Robert Royal
The Outline of a City
The Story of the Statues
The Pillar of the Lateran
The Return of the Gods
The Return of the Romans
The Holy Land

Sidelights
Part One: New London

On Bright Old Things
On Calling Names
On Keeping Your Hair On|
The Cowardice of Cocktails
Gates and Gate-Crashers
The Unpsychological Age
The True Victorian Hypocrisy
Marriage and the Modern Mind
Part Two: Newer York
The American Ideal
A Plea for Prohibition
Which Is the Government?
A Monster: The Political Dry
Bernard Shaw and America
The Case against Main Street
The Case for Main Street
They Are All Puritans
Skyscrapers
And What about the Quakers?
Abraham Lincoln in London
Unknown America
What of the Republic?
Return to the Vision
Part Three: Other Essays
The Spirit of the Age in Literature
The Middleman in Poetry
Shakespeare and Shaw
Bernard Shaw and Breakages
The Popularity of Dickens
Magic and Fantasy in Fiction

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