In Defense of Sanity - list of essays


1. Introduction to The Defendant (The Defendant, 1901)
2. A Defence of Skeletons (The Defendant, 1901)
3. On Certain Modern Writers and the Institution of the Family (Heretics, 1905)
4. On Running After One's Hat (All Things Considered, 1908)
5. Woman (All Things Considered, 1908)
6. A Piece of Chalk (Tremendous Trifles, 1909)
7. What I Found in My Pocket (Tremendous Trifles, 1909)
8. On Lying in Bed (Tremendous Trifles, 1909)
9. The Diabolist (Tremendous Trifles, 1909)
10. The Twelve Men (Tremendous Trifles, 1909)
11. The Shop of Ghosts (Tremendous Trifles, 1909)
12. The Romantic in the Rain (A Miscellany of Men, 1912)
13. The Mad Official (A Miscellany of Men, 1912)
14. The Mystagogue (A Miscellany of Men, 1912)
15. The Architect of Spears (A Miscellany of Men, 1912)
16. Don't (Daily News, May 7, 1910)
17. The Mystery of the Mystics (Daily News, August 30, 1901)
18. A Much Repeated Repetition (Daily News, March 26, 1904)
19. The Maxims of Maxim (Daily News, February 25, 1905)
20. The Book of Job (GKC as MC, 1929)
21. Cheese (Alarms and Discursions, 1910)
22. On Gargoyles (Alarms and Discursions, 1910)
23. The Fading Fireworks (Alarms and Discursions, 1910)
24. The Furrows (Alarms and Discursions, 1910)
25. The Meaning of Dreams (Lunacy and Letters, 1958)
26. On Being Moved (Lunacy and Letters, 1958)
27. The Pickwick Papers (Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens, 1911)
28. The Bluff of the Big Shops (The Outline of Sanity, 1926)
29. On Architecture (Generally Speaking, 1928)
30. On Shakespeare (Generally Speaking, 1928)
31. The Slavery of Free Verse (Fancies vs. Fads, 1923)
32. Turning Inside Out (Fancies vs. Fads, 1923)
33. On Turnpikes and MediŠvalism (All I Survey, 1933)
34. The Drift from Domesticity (The Thing, 1929)
35. On Vulgarity (Come to Think of It, 1930)
36. On a Humiliating Heresy (Come to Think of It, 1930)
37. On Original Sin (Come to Think of It, 1930)
38. On Jane Austen in the General Election (Come to Think of It, 1930)
39. On Essays (Come to Think of It, 1930)
40. On Evil Euphemisms (Come to Think of It, 1932)
41. A Plea for Prohibition (Sidelights, 1932)
42. The American Ideal (Sidelights, 1932)
43. Marriage and the Modern Mind (Sidelights, 1932)
44. Magic and Fantasy in Fiction (Sidelights, 1932)
45. On the New Prudery (Avowals and Denials, 1934)
46. On the Return of the Barbarian (Avowals and Denials, 1934)
47. On Man: Heir of All the Ages (Avowals and Denials, 1934)
48. On the Instability of the State (Avowals and Denials, 1934)
49. The Romance of Childhood. (All is Grist, 1931)
50. The Surrender upon Sex (The Well and the Shallows, 1935)
51. Reflections on a Rotten Apple (The Well and the Shallows, 1935)
52. Babies and Distributism (The Well and the Shallows, 1935)
53. The Rout of Reason (Where Are the Dead? 1928)
54. Mary Queen of Scots (Revaluations, 1931)
55. George MacDonald (GKC as MC, 1929)
56. Tolerating Other Religions (Illustrated London News, May 31, 1913)
57. The Efficiency of the Police (Illustrated London News, April 1, 1922)
58. About Beliefs (As IWas Saying, 1936)
59. The Common Man (The Common Man, 1950)
60. Two Stubborn Pieces of Iron (The Common Man, 1950)
61. The Revival of Philosophy--Why? (The Common Man, 1950)
62. If I Had Only One Sermon to Preach (The Common Man, 1950)
63. Scipio and the Children (The Spice of Life, 1964)
64. The Philosophy of Islands (The Spice of Life, 1964)
65. The Artistic Side (The Coloured Lands, 1938)
66. What Is Right with the World (The Apostle and the Wild Ducks, 1975)
67. The Spice of Life (The Spice of Life, 1964)