The Posthumous Essays of John Churton Collins

John Churton COLLINS (1848 - 1908)

John Churton Collins was a literary critic who lived from 1848-1908. In 1904 John Collins became professor of English literature at Birmingham University (United Kingdom). He writes about the lives of English and German authors beginning with William Shakespeare (1564-1616) and ending with Alfred, Lord Tennyson(1809-1892). He wrote the book in response to On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History, by Thomas Carlyle (1840). His son, L.C. Collins, collected these essays from various sources after his father's death. (Summary by Craig Campbell)

Additional proof-listening by Larry Wilson.

Genre(s): Philosophy, Religion

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface Craig Campbell
00:03:20
Play 01 Shakespearean Theatres part 1 Larry Wilson
00:23:20
Play 02 Shakespearean Theatres part 2 Larry Wilson
00:22:13
Play 03 Samuel Johnson part 1 Craig Campbell
00:24:31
Play 04 Samuel Johnson part 2 Craig Campbell
00:26:30
Play 05 Edmund Burke Craig Campbell
00:36:38
Play 06 William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft Part 1 Craig Campbell
00:27:11
Play 07 William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft Part 2 Craig Campbell
00:34:01
Play 08 Wordsworth as a Teacher Part 1 Craig Campbell
00:30:14
Play 09 Wordsworth as a Teacher Part 2 Craig Campbell
00:23:41
Play 10 Emerson Lucretia B.
01:02:49
Play 11 Emerson's Writings Lucretia B.
00:47:09
Play 12 Matthew Arnold Part 1 Craig Campbell
00:28:21
Play 13 Matthew Arnold Part 2 Craig Campbell
00:26:39
Play 14 Browning and Butler Craig Campbell
00:36:27
Play 15 Browning and Montaigne Craig Campbell
00:27:20
Play 16 Browning and Lessing Craig Campbell
00:29:32
Play 17 Tennyson Denise Nordell
00:18:22
Play 18 Curiosities of Popular Proverbs Part 1 Availle
00:21:07
Play 19 Curiosities of Popular Proverbs Part 2 Availle
00:26:24