Book Cover of A Dish of Orts: Chiefly Papers on the Imagination, and on Shakespeare

A Dish of Orts: Chiefly Papers on the Imagination, and on Shakespeare

by George MacDonald

A Dish of Orts: Chiefly Papers on the Imagination, and on Shakespeare is a book by George MacDonald, a 19th-century Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. The book is a collection of essays and lectures on literature and the imagination, with a focus on the works of William Shakespeare. The book was first published in 1872, and explores MacDonald's thoughts on the nature of art, the role of the imagination in literature, and the unique qualities of Shakespeare's plays. It's one of his most famous literary criticism works.

Book Details

Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1867

Author

George MacDonald image

George MacDonald

England, Scotland

George MacDonald (10 December 1824 – 18 September 1905) was a Scottish author, poet and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of modern fantasy literature and the mentor of...

More on George MacDonald

Listen/Download Audiobook

Read by:
00:00
Playback Speed 1.0
00:00
  • Select Speed

Related books

The Dial, May 1920 Cover image

The Dial, May 1920 by Various

"The Dial, May 1920, is a collection of essays, poems, and reviews from one of the most important literary magazines of the early 20th century." Desc...

Tolstoy on Shakespeare  Cover image

Tolstoy on Shakespeare by Leo Tolstoy

This book contains a critical essay on Shakespeare by Leo Tolstoy. It is followed by another essay named "Shakespeare's attitude to the working classe...

The Works Of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 4  Cover image

The Works Of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 4 by Robert Ingersoll

The Woodpeckers is a wonderful introduction to the world of bird study for the young naturalist, covering such topics as how he finds food, courting,...

Historical Newspaper Articles, Volume 2 Cover image

Historical Newspaper Articles, Volume 2 by Various

Both U.S. and U.K. newspapers are represented here. The articles span from 1848 to 1920. Topics covered (e.g., the Triangle Shirt Waist Factory Fire,...

Irish Impressions Cover image

Irish Impressions by Gilbert K. Chesterton

“For the Irish Question has never been discussed in England. Men have discussed Home Rule; but those who advocated it most warmly, and as I think wise...

The Praise of Folly  Cover image

The Praise of Folly by Desiderius Erasmus

In Praise of Folly begins with a satirical learned encomium, in which Folly praises herself, in the manner of the Greek satirist Lucian (2nd century A...

John Bull's Vineyard: Australian Sketches Cover image

John Bull's Vineyard: Australian Sketches by Hubert de Castella

The book is a collection of sketches and stories that offer a unique perspective on life in Australia during the late 19th century. De Castella, who...

Culture and Anarchy  Cover image

Culture and Anarchy by Matthew Arnold

According to his view advanced in the book, "Culture is a study of perfection". He further wrote that: "[Culture] seeks to do away with classes; to ma...

On Nothing & Kindred Subjects  Cover image

On Nothing & Kindred Subjects by Hilaire Belloc

“I knew a man once, Maurice, who was at Oxford for three years, and after that went down with no degree. At College, while his friends were seeking fo...

The Meaning of Life and Other Essays Cover image

The Meaning of Life and Other Essays by Alban Goodier, S.J.

Even with the best intentions, we can often get caught up in the affairs of this world and forget about God. To stay on the path to Heaven we must mak...

Reviews for A Dish of Orts: Chiefly Papers on the Imagination, and on Shakespeare

No reviews posted or approved, yet...