Item description for The Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton, Vol.11
(G.K. Chesterton Collected Works #11) by G. K. Chesterton, Dennis J. Conolon & Dennis J. Conlon...
Overview This volume includes the collected plays of G. K. Chesterton, his controversial writings on Bernard Shaw (who referred to GKC as a colossal genius), and a bibliography. Many of the items appear for the first time in book form. Among his plays included here are: "The Wild Knight", "Magic", "The Judgment of Dr. Johnson", "The Turkey and the Turk", and "The Surprise". Among his writings on Shaw included here are: "Do We Agree?" (a debate), "How I Found the Superman", "Sorry, I'm Shaw", and "A Salute to the Last Socialist". Chesterton himself gives the best summary of what we found in this volume when he says of Shaw: "I have argued with him on almost every subject in the world; and we have always been on opposite sides without affectation or animosity. I have defended the institution of the family against his Platonic fancies about the state ... institutions of beef and beer against his hygienic severity of vegetarianism and total abstinence.... It is necessary to disagree with him as much as I do in order to admire him as I do; and I am proud of him as a foe even more than as a friend."
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Studio: Ignatius Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5.3" Height: 1.4" Weight: 1.45 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 1989
Publisher Ignatius Press
Series G.K. Chesterton Collected Works
Series Number 11
ISBN 0898702372 ISBN13 9780898702378
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More About G. K. Chesterton, Dennis J. Conolon & Dennis J. Conlon
P. D. Jamesis the bestselling author of many celebrated literary mystery novels. She served in the Police and Criminal Justice departments of Great Britain's Home Office, and in 1991 she was made a life peer as Baroness James of Holland Park. She lives in London and Oxford.
G. K. Chesterton lived in London. G. K. Chesterton was born in 1874 and died in 1936.
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