Item description for Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton: The Illustrated London News 1914-1916 (Collected Works of Gk Chesterton) by G. K. Chesterton & Lawrence Clipper...
Overview Volumes 27 through 37 are collected columns from The Illustrated London NewsMost of the weekly articles Chesterton wrote for The Illustrated London News have never been printed in book form until Ignatius Press undertook to do the collected works. These volumes contain all of Chesterton's columns in The Illustrated London News, beginning in 1905. Chesterton lovers will be delighted to find this treasure filled with jewels quite the match of his best writing.
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Studio: Ignatius Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.3" Width: 5.52" Height: 1.54" Weight: 1.62 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1989
Publisher Ignatius Press
Series G.K. Chesterton Collected Works
Series Number 30
ISBN 0898701988 ISBN13 9780898701982
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More About G. K. Chesterton & Lawrence Clipper
G.K. Chesteron was born in 1874. He attended the Slade School of Art, where he appears to have suffered a nervous breakdown, before turning his hand to journalism. A prolific writer throughout his life, his best-known books include The Napoleon of Notting Hill (1904), The Man Who Knew Too Much(1922), The Man Who Was Thursday (1908) and the Father Brown stories. Chesterton converted to Roman Catholicism in 1922 and died in 1938. Michael D. Hurley is a Lecturer in English at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of St Catharine's College. He has written widely on English literature from the nineteenth century to the present day, with an emphasis on poetry and poetics. His book on G. K. Chesterton was published in 2011.
G. K. Chesterton lived in London. G. K. Chesterton was born in 1874 and died in 1936.
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Good Stuff Mar 10, 2006
Greetings, I received my order in great condition, much sooner than I expected. Whether this is b/c you guys did a great job getting it out quickly, or the parcel service had extra coffee that morning, I appreciated the expediency of the delivery. Thanks a bunch, Have a great day :) Billy P. Augusta, Ga P.s. The book, of course, was in great condition. Thanks again.
Mostly covers World War I Apr 5, 2004
This is Volume 30 of the "Collected Works". Chesterton's editorials mainly cover political, social, historical, cultural and philosophical topics relating to World War I. As always, GK's insights are fascinating. Avowedly anti-Prussian, he lambastes the Germans at every turn. The more Chesterton writes about Germany, the easier it is to understand how Nazism and its horrors came about. Besides Germany, GK also deals extensively with happening in England, France, and the United States. All in all, a very relevant volume in this superb series!