Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3

Isaac D'ISRAELI (1766 - 1848)

This is the third and final volume of Isaac D'Israeli's monumental work Curiosities of Literature. It covers a great range of diverse topics, by no means limited to literature only, but also containing numerous essays on history, politics, and customs of English society. Therefore, this book will not only interest students of literature, but any reader should be able to find something matching his or her particular interests. - Summary by Carolin

Genre(s): History , Literary Criticism

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Local Descriptions Jim Locke
00:09:30
Play 02 Masques Jim Locke
00:27:06
Play 03 Of des Maizeaux, and the secret History of Anthony Collins’s Manuscripts Jim Locke
00:28:30
Play 04 History of new Words Jim Locke
00:30:19
Play 05 The Philosophy of Proverbs, part 1 Jim Locke
00:33:13
Play 06 The Philosophy of Proverbs, part 2 Jim Locke
00:33:40
Play 07 The Philosophy of Proverbs, part 3 Jim Locke
00:26:54
Play 08 Confusion of Words Annyiee Hill
00:45:12
Play 09 Political Nicknames Bruce Pirie
00:28:04
Play 10 The domestic Life of a Poet - Shenstone vindicated Corrinne LePage
00:33:31
Play 11 Secret History of the Building of Blenheim Annyiee Hill
00:26:25
Play 12 Secret History of Sir Walter Rawleigh Jim Locke
00:39:00
Play 13 An authentic Narrative of the last Hours of Sir Walter Rawleigh Lynda Marie Neilson
00:22:18
Play 14 Literary Unions Lynda Marie Neilson
00:19:21
Play 15 Of a Biography Painted Lynda Marie Neilson
00:19:33
Play 16 Cause and Pretext Bruce Pirie
00:09:42
Play 17 Political Forgeries and Fictions Annyiee Hill
00:17:01
Play 18 Expression of suppressed Opinion Bruce Pirie
00:40:13
Play 19 Autographs Bruce Pirie
00:11:54
Play 20 The History of Writing-masters Jim Locke
00:29:29
Play 21 The Italian Historians Jim Locke
00:29:36
Play 22 Of Palaces built by Ministers Jim Locke
00:20:21
Play 23 'Taxation no Tyranny' Jim Locke
00:22:40
Play 24 The Book of Death Jim Locke
00:20:41
Play 25 History of the Skeleton of Death Jim Locke
00:27:29
Play 26 The Rival Biographers of Heylin Jim Locke
00:20:18
Play 27 Of Lenglet du Fresnoy Jim Locke
00:25:33
Play 28 The Dictionary of Trevoux Jim Locke
00:12:28
Play 29 Quadrio’s Account of English Poetry Jim Locke
00:17:00
Play 30 'Political Religionism' Greg Giordano
00:19:55
Play 31 Toleration Annyiee Hill
00:31:49
Play 32 Apology for the Parisian Massacre Jim Locke
00:15:37
Play 33 Prediction, part 1 Jim Locke
00:25:35
Play 34 Prediction, part 2 Jim Locke
00:33:03
Play 35 Dreams at the Dawn of Philosophy Annyiee Hill
00:51:29
Play 36 On Puck the Commentator Frederick O'Brien
00:15:03
Play 37 Literary Forgeries Jim Locke
00:37:02
Play 38 Of Literary Filchers Greg Giordano
00:14:40
Play 39 Of Lord Bacon at Home Jim Locke
00:21:56
Play 40 Secret History of the Death of Queen Elizabeth Bruce Pirie
00:14:44
Play 41 James the First as a Father and a Husband Bruce Pirie
00:13:36
Play 42 The Man of one Book Bruce Pirie
00:09:49
Play 43 A Bibliognoste Jim Locke
00:20:07
Play 44 Secret History of an elective Monarchy Jim Locke
00:50:21
Play 45 Buildings in the Metropolis, and Residence in the Country Jim Locke
00:23:34
Play 46 Royal Proclamations Jim Locke
00:29:05
Play 47 True Sources of secret History Annyiee Hill
00:39:52
Play 48 Literary Residences Bruce Pirie
00:18:34
Play 49 Whether allowable to ruin oneself? Bruce Pirie
00:26:31
Play 50 Discoveries of secluded Men Bruce Pirie
00:16:11
Play 51 Sentimental Biography Jim Locke
00:38:39
Play 52 Literary Parallels Annyiee Hill
00:07:08
Play 53 The Pearl Bibles, and six Thousand Errata LindseyS
00:16:22
Play 54 View of a particular Period of the State of Religion in our Civil Wars LindseyS
00:30:50
Play 55 Buckingham’s political Coquetry with the Puritans Greg Giordano
00:11:46
Play 56 Sir Edward Coke’s Exceptions against the high Sheriff’s Oath Annyiee Hill
00:03:12
Play 57 Secret History of Charles the First and his first Parliaments, part 1 Corrinne LePage
00:38:45
Play 58 Secret History of Charles the First and his first Parliaments, part 2 Corrinne LePage
00:33:26
Play 59 Secret History of Charles the First and his first Parliaments, part 3 Corrinne LePage
00:24:45
Play 60 The Rump Jim Locke
00:30:35
Play 61 Life and Habits of a literary Antiquary - Oldys and his Manuscripts, part 1 Jim Locke
00:31:51
Play 62 Life and Habits of a literary Antiquary - Oldys and his Manuscripts, part 2 Jim Locke
00:30:59