G. K. Chesterton

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G. K. Chesterton
KC*SG
Gilbert Chesterton.jpg
G. K. Chesterton, by E. H. Mills, 1909
BornGilbert Keith Chesterton
29 Mey 1874(1874-05-29)
Kensington, Lunnon, Ingland
Dee'd14 Juin 1936(1936-06-14) (aged 62)
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, Ingland
Restin placeRoman Catholic Seemetry, Beaconsfield
ThriftJurnalist, novelist, essayist, poet
CeetizenshipBreetish
EddicationSt Paul's School
Alma materSlade School of Art
Period1900–1936
GenreEssays, Fantasie, Christian apologetics, Catholic apologetics, Mystery, poetry
Leeterar muivementCatholic leeterar revival[1]
Notable warksThe Napoleon of Notting Hill (1904)
Charles Dickens: A Critical Study
(1906)
The Man Who Was Thursday
(1908)
Orthodoxy
(1908)
Father Brown stories
(1910–1935)
The Everlasting Man
(1925)
SpooseFrances Blogg
RelativesCecil Chesterton (brither)

Signatur

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