G. K. Chesterton

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G. K. Chesterton
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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
EddicationSt Paul's School
Alma materSlade School of Art
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
The Man Who Was Thursday
Father Brown stories
The Everlasting Man
SpooseFrances Blogg
RelativesCecil 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]

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  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 Juin 1936
  3. Douglas, J. D. (24 Mey 1974). "G.K. Chesterton, the Eccentric Prince of Paradox". Christianity Today. Retrieved 8 Julie 2014.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  4. "Orthodoxologist", Time, 11 October 1943, retrieved 24 October 2008