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Joyous gard

Author: Arthur Christopher Benson
Publisher: [Auckland, New Zealand] : The Floating Press, 1913. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If you're interested in the prospect of a more serene, enjoyable life but can't abide the relentlessly chipper pablum passed off as self-help these days, A.C. Benson's essay collection Joyous Gard may be just what you need. Adopting a decidedly measured, thoughtful tone, the essays in this volume offer both philosophical ponderings and practical tips about how to achieve a more fulfilling existence.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Diaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Benson, Arthur Christopher.
Joyous Gard.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2015
Named Person: Arthur Christopher Benson; Arthur Christopher Benson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Christopher Benson
ISBN: 9781776588800 1776588800
OCLC Number: 912322409
Description: 1 online resource (152 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; Preface; I --
Prelude; II --
Ideas; III --
Poetry; IV --
Poetry and Life; V --
Art; VI --
Art and Morality; VII --
Interpretation; VIII --
Education; IX --
Knowledge; X --
Growth; XI --
Emotion; XII --
Memory; XIII --
Retrospect; XIV --
Humour; XV --
Visions; XVI --
Thought; XVII --
Accessibility; XVIII --
Sympathy; XIX --
Science; XX --
Work; XXI --
Hope; XXII --
Experience; XXIII --
Faith; XXIV --
Progress; XXV --
The Sense of Beauty; XXVI --
The Principle of Beauty; XXVII --
Life; Endnotes.
Responsibility: Arthur Christopher Benson.

Abstract:

If you're interested in the prospect of a more serene, enjoyable life but can't abide the relentlessly chipper pablum passed off as self-help these days, A.C. Benson's essay collection Joyous Gard may be just what you need. Adopting a decidedly measured, thoughtful tone, the essays in this volume offer both philosophical ponderings and practical tips about how to achieve a more fulfilling existence.

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