Hearts of Controversy

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Alice Meynell was an English essayist, critic, and poet who was also a leading suffragist, serving as vice-president of the Women Writers' Suffrage League, She and her husband Wilfrid Meynell were active in publishing and editing literary works including helping to launch the first works of Francis Thompson, author of "Hound of Heaven." The Meynell's later converted to Roman Catholicism. In this volume, In this volume Meynell offers her impressions on some of the best known literary figures of her day including Charles Dickens, Tennyson.and the Bronte sisters. - Summary by Larry Wilson (2 hr 19 min)


Some Thoughts of a Reader of Tennyson 28:57 Read by Emmi Kranz
Dickens as a Man of Letters 32:34 Read by Colleen McMahon
Swinburne’s Lyrical Poetry 28:26 Read by Lucy Kempton
Charlotte and Emily Brontë 31:00 Read by Kathleen Moore
Charmian 9:47 Read by Alan Mapstone
The Century of Moderation 9:12 Read by Larry Wilson