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Source: Post Express
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “New Book Denounced”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Rochester, New York
Date of publication: 24 October 1901
Volume number: 43
Issue number: 117
Pagination: 2

 
Citation
“New Book Denounced.” Post Express 24 Oct. 1901 v43n117: p. 2.
 
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Keywords
The Eternal City; popular culture (criticism); Albion W. Small; Albion W. Small (public statements); popular culture (impact on society); anarchism (causes).
 
Named persons
Hall Caine; Leon Czolgosz; Albion W. Small.
 
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New Book Denounced

 

Chicago Prof[ess]or Critici[zes] H[a]ll Cain[e]’s “[T]h[e] Et[e]r[na]l City.”

Special to The Post Express.

     Chicago, Oct. 21.—Hall Caine’s new book, “The Eternal City” was denounced, yesterday, by Albion W. Small, head professor of sociology in the University of Chicago, during a lecture on “Anarchy” before senior students. Professor Small evidently believ[e]s that there is much literature that tends to inflame the minds of people with anarchistic tendencies and thus arouse them to deeds of bloodshed.
     “Hall Caine’s last book,” said the professor, “contains more hysterics to the square inch than any other book of which I know. It is not worth any person’s consideration and should be tabooed by all right-thinking and serious minded persons. The book contains many startling situations and questions, just the kind to stir up and inflame such a mind as that of Czolgosz.”

 

 


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