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


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Readers of George MacDonald are used to his engaging story-telling, winsome characters, and simple theology of trust in God as Father. But this book shows a different side of MacDonald. A Dish of Orts is a varied collection of essays, mostly in the nature of literary criticism. These essays are, in MacDonald's words, "but fragmentary presentments of larger meditation." - Summary by Devorah Allen (10 hr 7 min)

Chapters

Preface 1:59 Read by Devorah Allen
The Imagination: Its Functions and Its Culture, part 1 48:44 Read by Devorah Allen
The Imagination: Its Functions and Its Culture, part 2 32:09 Read by Devorah Allen
A Sketch of Individual Development 1:04:54 Read by Christoph Stangenberg
St. George's Day, 1564, part 1 37:22 Read by Adrian Stephens
St. George's Day, 1564, part 2 42:28 Read by Adrian Stephens
St. George's Day, 1564, part 3 43:42 Read by Adrian Stephens
The Art of Shakespeare, As Revealed By Himself 57:50 Read by Kazbek
The Elder Hamlet 22:07 Read by jenno
On Polish 21:10 Read by AnthonyT
Browning's "Christmas Eve" 35:47 Read by Joanna Michal Hoyt
Essays on Some of the Forms of Literature 34:30 Read by AnthonyT
The History and Heroes of Medicine 15:06 Read by Paul Brian Stewart
Wordsworth's Poetry 39:29 Read by Kazbek
Shelley 40:51 Read by Kerry Adams
A Sermon 27:20 Read by Joanna Michal Hoyt
True Christian Ministering 26:37 Read by Larry Wilson
The Fantastic Imagination 15:48 Read by czandra