Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1

Isaac D'ISRAELI (1766 - 1848)

This is a collection of short essays on literature. Various subjects are discussed, such as libraries, critics, the classics, and all sorts of things which, in the opinion of Mr. Disraeli, a writer or a reader can do right or wrong. Any bibliophile may expect to be entertained and edified by Mr. Disraeli's musings. - Summary by Carolin

Genre(s): Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 On the Life and Writings of Mr. Disraeli, part 1 Jim Locke
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Play 02 On the Life and Writings of Mr. Disraeli, part 2 Jim Locke
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Play 03 On the Life and Writings of Mr. Disraeli, part 3 Jim Locke
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Play 04 Preface JPHarlos
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Play 05 Libraries Professor X
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Play 06 The Bibliomania Julia Niedermaier
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Play 07 Literary Journals Jim Locke
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Play 08 Recovery of Manuscripts Barbara Baker
00:22:39
Play 09 Sketches of Criticism Barbara Baker
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Play 10 The Persecuted Learned Jim Locke
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Play 11 Poverty of the Learned Jim Locke
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Play 12 Imprisonment of the Learned Lazlo
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Play 13 Amusements of the Learned Jim Locke
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Play 14 Portraits of Authors bulbasaur
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Play 15 Destruction of Books Jim Locke
00:35:02
Play 16 Some Notices of Lost Works Jason in Panama
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Play 17 Quodlibets, or Scholastic Disquisitions Larry Wilson
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Play 18 Fame Contemned Anusha Iyer
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Play 19 The Six Follies of Science Anusha Iyer
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Play 20 Imitators deongines
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Play 21 Cicero's Puns Diana Majlinger
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Play 22 Prefaces Lisa Reichert
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Play 23 Early Printing Greg Giordano
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Play 24 Errata Kalynda
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Play 25 Patrons Diana Majlinger
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Play 26 Poets, Philosophers, and Artists, Made by Accident Mary K Jatkowski
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Play 27 Inequalities of Genius Diana Majlinger
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Play 28 Geographical Style Jim Locke
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Play 29 Legends Kalynda
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Play 30 The Port-Royal Society Jim Locke
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Play 31 The Progress of Old Age in New Studies Jim Locke
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Play 32 Spanish Poetry Anusha Iyer
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Play 33 Saint Evremont Jason in Panama
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Play 34 Men of Genius Deficient in Conversation Lisa Reichert
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Play 35 Vida Anusha Iyer
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Play 36 The Scuderies Sonia
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Play 37 De La Rochefoucault Tomas Peter
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Play 38 Prior's Hans Carvel Tomas Peter
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Play 39 The Student in the Metropolis Tomas Peter
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Play 40 The Talmud Jim Locke
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Play 41 Rabbinical Stories Jim Locke
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Play 42 On the Custom of Saluting after Sneezing Julia Niedermaier
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Play 43 Bonaventure de Periers Jim Locke
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Play 44 Grotius Jim Locke
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Play 45 Noblemen Turned Critics Jason in Panama
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Play 46 Literary Impostures Jim Locke
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Play 47 Cardinal Richelieu Jim Locke
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Play 48 Aristotle and Plato Jim Locke
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Play 49 Abelard and Eloisa Jim Locke
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Play 50 Physiognomy jftocanada
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Play 51 Characters Described by Musical Notes Jason in Panama
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Play 52 Milton Jim Locke
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Play 53 Origin of Newspapers April6090
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Play 54 Trials and Proofs of Guilt in Superstitious Ages Lisa Reichert
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Play 55 The Inquisition Jim Locke
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Play 56 Singularities Observed by Various Nations in Their Repasts Jim Locke
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Play 57 Monarchs Jim Locke
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Play 58 Of the Titles of Illustrious, Highness, and Excellence Jim Locke
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Play 59 Titles of Sovereigns Jim Locke
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Play 60 Royal Divinities Tomas Peter
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Play 61 Dethroned Monarchs Greg Giordano
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Play 62 Feudal Customs April6090
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Play 63 Gaming deongines
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Play 64 The Arabic Chronicle Jason in Panama
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Play 65 Metempsychosis Tomas Peter
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Play 66 Spanish Etiquette jftocanada
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Play 67 The Goths and the Huns Tomas Peter
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Play 68 Vicars of Bray Tomas Peter
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Play 69 Douglas Greg Giordano
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Play 70 Critical History of Poverty Jim Locke
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Play 71 Solomon and Sheba Jason in Panama
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Play 72 Hell Jim Locke
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Play 73 The Absent Man and Wax-Work Greg Giordano
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Play 74 Pasquin and Marforio Sonia
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Play 75 Female Beauty and Ornaments Anusha Iyer
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Play 76 Modern Platonism Jim Locke
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Play 77 Anecdotes of Fashion Lisa Reichert
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Play 78 A Senate of Jesuits Jim Locke
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Play 79 The Lover's Heart Jim Locke
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Play 80 The History of Gloves Holly Jenson
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Play 81 Relics of Saints Sandra Schmit
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Play 82 Perpetual Lamps of the Ancients Greg Giordano
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Play 83 Natural Productions Resembling Artificial Compositions Jim Locke
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Play 84 The Poetical Garland of Julia Jim Locke
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Play 85 Tragic Actors Jim Locke
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Play 86 Jocular Preachers Jim Locke
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Play 87 Masterly Imitators Greg Giordano
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Play 88 Edward the Fourth Tomas Peter
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Play 89 Elizabeth Lisa Reichert
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Play 90 The Chinese Language Anusha Iyer
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Play 91 Medical Music Judith Vainman
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Play 92 Minute Writing Greg Giordano
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Play 93 Numerical Figures Jason in Panama
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Play 94 English Astrologers Jim Locke
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Play 95 Alchymy Jim Locke
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Play 96 Titles of Books Jim Locke
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Play 97 Literary Follies Jim Locke
00:43:53
Play 98 Literary Controversy Jim Locke
00:36:14
Play 99 Literary Blunders Jim Locke
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Play 100 A Literary Wife Lisa Reichert
00:26:57
Play 101 Dedications Jim Locke
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Play 102 Philosophical Descriptive Poems Tomas Peter
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Play 103 Pamphlets Jim Locke
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Play 104 Little Books Jason in Panama
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Play 105 A Catholic's Refutation Tomas Peter
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Play 106 The Good Advice of an Old Literary Sinner Tomas Peter
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Play 107 Mysteries, Moralities, Farces, and Sotties Sonia
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Play 108 Love and Folly, an Ancient Morality Tomas Peter
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Play 109 Religious Nouvellettes Jim Locke
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Play 110 'Critical Sagacity' and 'Happy Conjecture', Or, Bentley's Milton Tomas Peter
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Play 111 A Jansenist Dictionary Jim Locke
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Play 112 Manuscripts and Books Jim Locke
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Play 113 The Turkish Spy Jason in Panama
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Play 114 Spenser, Jonson, and Shakespeare Holly Jenson
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Play 115 Ben Jonson, Feltham, and Randolph Jim Locke
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Play 116 Ariosto and Tasso Jim Locke
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Play 117 Bayle Jim Locke
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Play 118 Cervantes jftocanada
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Play 119 Magliabechi Tomas Peter
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Play 120 Abridgers Jim Locke
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Play 121 Professors of Plagiarism and Obscurity Jim Locke
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Play 122 Literary Dutch ksoules
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Play 123 The Productions of the Mind not Seizable by Creditors Jason in Panama
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Play 124 Critics Jim Locke
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Play 125 Anecdotes of Censured Authors Jim Locke
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Play 126 Virginity Jim Locke
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Play 127 A Glance into the French Academy Jim Locke
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Play 128 Poetical and Grammatical Deaths Sonia
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Play 129 Scarron Sonia
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Play 130 Peter Corneille Sonia
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Play 131 Poets Jim Locke
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Play 132 Romances Jim Locke
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Play 133 The Astrea April6090
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Play 134 Poets Laureat Tomas Peter
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Play 135 Angelo Politian Jim Locke
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Play 136 Original Letter of Queen Elizabeth Jim Locke
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Play 137 Anne Bullen Jim Locke
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Play 138 James the First Tomas Peter
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Play 139 General Monk and his Wife Larry Wilson
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Play 140 Philip and Mary Jason in Panama
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