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G. K. Chesterton: a selection from his non-fictional prose

G. K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton: a selection from his non-fictional prose

by G. K. Chesterton

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected by W. H. Auden.
ContributionsAuden, W. H. 1907-1973
The Physical Object
Pagination228p.;
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23755050M

Everyman Chesterton je odlična knjiga autora G. K. Chesterton. Knjiga pod nakladom THE BOOK SERVICE LTDizdana je kao x Pročitajte više. The main bias of the selection, however, will be towards his non-fictional prose, where, Dr Ker argues, his real greatness lies. In that sense he is the successor of the great Victorian `Sages. To Stephen Spender on His Sixtieth Birthday Papa Was a Wise Old Sly-Boots A Piece of Pure Fiction in the Firbank Mode Freedom and Necessity in Poetry In Defense of the Tall Story Foreword to G. K. Chesterton: A Selection from His Non-Fictional Prose Translation Foreword to I Am an Impure Thinker, by Eugen Rosenstock.

Buy Antiquarian & Collectable Books G. K. Chesterton and get the best deals at the lowest prices on eBay! Great Savings & Free Delivery / Collection on many items W.H. Auden GK Chesterton A Selection From His Non-Fictional Prose 1st Edn £ or Best Offer. FAST & FREE. The Father Brown Stories - G.K. Chesterton - Folio Society. G.K. Chesterton was an astute observer of human nature, a genuine eccentric and wit as well as a lovely prose stylist, so there are plenty of thought-provoking snippets to be gleaned throughout the collection, as well deeper offerings on human dignity, wealth and privilege, humour, democracy, identity, nationalism and – of4/5(68).

by G.K. Chesterton THE Book of Job is among the other Old Testament Books both a philosophical riddle and a historical riddle. It is the philosophical riddle that concerns us in such an introduction as this; so we may dismiss first the few words of general explanation or warning which should be said about the historical aspect. G. K. Chesterton: A Selection from His Non-Fictional Prose, edited by W. H. Auden, Faber (London, England), The Spirit of Christmas: Stories, Poems, Essays, edited by Marie Smith, Dodd, Mead (New York, NY), Chesterton's first published books were of poetry, seemingly a far cry from his column-writing.


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——— (), The Hound of Heaven and Other Poems. Most of Chesterton's literary output was nonfiction, including thousands of columns for various periodicals, but today he is best remembered for his fictional work—a mystery series about Father Brown, a Catholic priest and amateur detective.

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Sign On My Account Basket Help. Chesterton: A Selection from His Non-Fictional Prose, edited by W. Auden, Faber (London, England), Among Chesterton's most successful book-length works is the work The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare, a novel that also challenges a reader's assumptions about the world.

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G.K. Chesterton agreed that it is a riddle, but that it is disconcerting to us is where the problem really begins. In his book, The Everlasting Man, Chesterton had this to say, calling Job a literary, “colossal cornerstone” of the ancient world.

I bought this book not knowing what works by G.K. Chesterton were included. I was a little surprised at the editor's selection of works. I was expecting a "Best of" or rather a "Best known" selection. This book does have several of the works I expected to see, but it was what was left our that surprised s: 9.

The time for a revival of interest in the work of G. Chesterton (), a towering figure in literary world of the early twentieth century, is long overdue. Novelist, journalist, short-story writer, essayist, biographer, critic, poet and Catholic apologist, his was a many-faceted talent as this generous selection made for Everyman by his biographer Ian Ker bears witness.

G.K. Chesterton's writings are often compared to those of John Henry Newman in their beauty and eloquence; Chesterton's "Edwardian" prose is particularly amazing and tends to focus more on Divine mirth than on Divine sorrow (as does J.H.

Newman in his wonderfully Victorian way). Chesterton: A Selection from His Non-Fictional Prose (London, ); introduction reprinted. Includes some pictures and etext copies of many of his books, essays and poems.

G. K. Chesterton's Works on the Web. Chesterton Day by Day Selections from the Writings in Prose and Verse of G. K. Chesterton A Selection from the Uncollected Writings of G.

K. Chesterton-- html (K) -- text (K) -- zip (92K) Up to the G.K. John Coates in one of the best books on Chesterton writes that much of Chesterton's writing is an attack on precisely this fatalism--a superstitious fear based on the sense of inevitable fate, e.g.

the gods worshipped by the Danes in The Ballad of the White Horse. W. H., ed. G. K. Chesterton: A Selection from His Non-Fictional Prose. London. A selection from his non-fictional prose, Faber & Faber.

(), Collins, Dorothy (ed.), Chesterton on Shakespeare. (), Collins, Dorothy (ed.), The Apostle and the Wild Ducks. (), The Hound of Heaven and Other Poems.