Item description for G. K. Chesterton's Early Poetry: Greybeards At Play, The Wild Knight And Other Stories, The Ballad Of The White Horse by G. K. Chesterton & Michael W. Perry...
This book combines under one cover G. K. Chesterton's first three books of poetry: Greybeards at Play (1900), The Wild Knight and Other Stories (1900), and The Ballad of the White Horse (1911). All the texts are from the first UK editions. W. H. Auden said that Greybeards "contains some of the best pure nonsense verse in English" and The Ballad of the White Horse inspired the English during the darkest days of World War II.
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Studio: Inkling Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.69" Weight: 1.13 lbs.
Release Date Oct 19, 2004
Publisher Inkling Books
ISBN 158742035X ISBN13 9781587420351
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More About G. K. Chesterton & Michael W. Perry
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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