The Tocsin of Revolt, and other Essays

Brander Matthews (1852 - 1929)

This is a volume of essays by American author Brander Matthews. Matthews is today mostly remembered for his short pieces of speculative fiction, but his essays are also of enduring interest. This volume contains 15 essays on different topics, ranging from contemporary history (1922) over literature to philosophy. They are written in a very accessible style and will interest readers and listeners today as much as they must have interested readers when the book was published in 1922. - Summary by Carolin

Genre(s): Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Tocsin of Revolt Scotty Smith
00:24:44
Play 02 The Duty of the Intellectuals Gary Grenholm
00:26:46
Play 03 The Dwelling of a Day-Dream Allan R. Tate
00:24:34
Play 04 What is American Literature? KHand
00:18:30
Play 05 The Centenary of a Question KHand
00:19:52
Play 06 American Aphorisms Lisa S. Ware
00:24:10
Play 07 A Plea for the Platitude Karla Patin
00:17:45
Play 08 The Length of Cleopatra's Nose Karla Patin
00:26:07
Play 09 Concerning Conversation Scotty Smith
00:21:42
Play 10 The Gentle Art of Repartee KHand
00:21:09
Play 11 Cosmopolitan Cookery KHand
00:22:40
Play 12 On Working too much and Working too fast Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
00:14:01
Play 13 The Modernity of Molière Sonia
00:13:21
Play 14 Theodore Roosevelt as a Man of Letters KHand
00:26:28
Play 15 Memories of Mark Twain Scotty Smith
01:02:09