G. K. Chesterton

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G. K. Chesterton
Gilbert Chesterton.jpg
G. K. Chesterton, by E. H. Mills, 1909
Born Gilbert Keith Chesterton
29 Mey 1874(1874-05-29)
Kensington, Lunnon, Ingland
Dee'd 14 Juin 1936(1936-06-14) (aged 62)
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, Ingland
Restin place Roman Catholic Seemetry, Beaconsfield
Thrift Jurnalist, novelist, essayist, poet
Ceetizenship Breetish
Eddication St Paul's School
Alma mater Slade School of Art
Period 1900–1936
Genre Essays, Fantasie, Christian apologetics, Catholic apologetics, Mystery, poetry
Leeterar muivement Catholic leeterar revival[1]
Notable warks The Napoleon of Notting Hill (1904)
Charles Dickens: A Critical Study
The Man Who Was Thursday
Father Brown stories
The Everlasting Man
Spoose Frances Blogg
Relatives Cecil Chesterton (brither)


Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG (29 Mey 1874 – 14 Juin 1936), wis an Inglis writer,[2] poet, filosofer, dramatist, jurnalist, orator, lay theologian, biografer, an leeterar an airt creetic. Chesterton is eften referred tae as the "prince o paradox".[3] Time magazine haes observed o his writin style: "Whaniver possible Chesterton made his pynts wi popular sayins, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside oot."[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ker, Ian (2003), The Catholic Revival in English Literature (1845–1961): Newman, Hopkins, Belloc, Chesterton, Greene, Waugh, University of Notre Dame Press 
  2. "Obituary", Variety, 17 June 1936 
  3. Douglas, J. D. (24 May 1974). "G.K. Chesterton, the Eccentric Prince of Paradox". Christianity Today. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 
  4. "Orthodoxologist", Time, 11 October 1943, retrieved 24 October 2008