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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


Read by Emmi Kranz

Dickens as a Man of Letters


Read by Colleen McMahon

Swinburne’s Lyrical Poetry


Read by Lucy Kempton

Charlotte and Emily Brontë


Read by Kathleen Moore



Read by Alan Mapstone

The Century of Moderation


Read by Larry Wilson