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Author: Frederic Harrison
Title: Realities and ideals; social, political, literary and artistic
Publisher: New York, The Macmillan company
Subject (keywords, tags): Social sciences; Literature; Art


pt.I. Social and political: England and France. The future of woman. The realm of woman. The work of women. Votes for women. Civil marriage. Religious marriage. Marriage law conflicts. Funeral rites. Cremation. Centenaries. Modern pilgrimages. The use of Sunday. The veto on drink. Church disestablishment. The recognition of Anglican orders. The crisis in the church. Primary education. Metropolitan school board. Parliamentary candidature. Reform of the lords. A true senate. The lords once more. Parliamentary procedure.--pt.II. Literature and art: The uses of rich men. The revival of the drama. Decadence in modern art. Art and shoddy. Thoughts about education. Education versus examination. Literature to-day. "Fors clavigera." The Century club. Sir Leslie Stephen. Francis W. Newman. Canon Liddon. Sir Charles Cookson. Sir James Knowles. Herbert Spencer. Herbert Spencer's "Life." Municipal museums of Paris. Paris in 1851 and in 1907. The Elgin marbles. A Pompeii for the thirtieth century

Contributor: University of California Libraries
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