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Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith) 1874-1936

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Most widely held works by G. K Chesterton
The innocence of Father Brown by G. K Chesterton( )

292 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 6,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Brown is an eccentric priest with his own particular way of dealing with crime. His innocence is the secret of his success: refusing the scientific method of deduction, he interprets each crime as a work of art, and each criminal as a man no worse than himself
The man who was Thursday : a nightmare by G. K Chesterton( Book )

290 editions published between 1907 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 6,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ostensibly a tale of mystery and espionage, this story about a club of anarchists in turn-of-the-century London is also--on a deeper level--a vehicle for social, religious, and philosophical commentary
Orthodoxy by G. K Chesterton( )

324 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 4,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author provides an explanation of how he came to be a believer in the Christian faith
Heretics by G. K Chesterton( )

253 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 4,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nothing more strangely indicates an enormous and silent evil of modern society than the extraordinary use which is made nowadays of the word "orthodox" In former days the heretic was proud of not being a heretic. It was the kingdoms of the world and the police and the judges who were heretics"--Page [4] of cover. This 1905 collection of articles focuses on the era's "heretics": those who pride themselves in their superiority to conservative views. G.K. Chesterton's companion book to Orthodoxy assesses avant-garde artists and writers (including Kipling, Shaw, Wells, and Whistler) with the author's characteristic wisdom and good humor
The man who knew too much by G. K Chesterton( )

144 editions published between 1922 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The face in the target -- The vanishing prince -- The soul of the schoolboy -- The bottomless well -- The fad of the fisherman -- The hole in the wall -- The Temple of Silence -- The vengeance of the statue
A miscellany of men by G. K Chesterton( )

89 editions published between 1910 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This early work by G. K. Chesterton was originally published in 1912. Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London in 1874. He studied at the Slade School of Art, and upon graduating began to work as a freelance journalist. Over the course of his life, his literary output was incredibly diverse and highly prolific, ranging from philosophy and ontology to art criticism and detective fiction. However, he is probably best-remembered for his Christian apologetics, most notably in Orthodoxy (1908) and The Everlasting Man (1925). We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork
The wisdom of Father Brown by G. K Chesterton( )

143 editions published between 1910 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 4,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve short stories which include The Paradise of Thieves, where in Tuscany, a banker and his daughter seem to be in great danger as they plan to travel mountain roads where brigands are rumoured to attack. Going the same way is an armed, flamboyant poet called Muscari, and Father Brown, who is there when trouble does, indeed, occur. Then Father Brown is involved in the theatrical world in The Man in the Passage. A beautiful actress has rival admirers, but when she is stabbed to death, he solves the mystery of who murdered her and how the deed was done--Back cover
The club of Queer Trades by G. K Chesterton( )

138 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 3,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six whimsical short stories by brilliant, witty, English author, poet and critic. Improbable plots, marvelously funny episodes, evocative descriptions of late Victorian London distinguish delightful tales focusing on a club devoted to completely original and unusual professions. First republication to include all 32 of Chesterton's own original illustrations
The ballad of the White Horse by G. K Chesterton( )

123 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in English and held by 3,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This epic poem gives an account of the Saxon King Alfred the Great and is considered one of the last great traditional epic poems written in the English language. The poem narrates how the ninth-century king won the Battle of Ethandun, which turned back the Danes from invading England. The poem's speaker explains how Alfred was assisted in his struggle by the power of God, working through the Virgin Mary. Chesterton uses the historical story of the Saxon king as a Catholic allegory, blending a great deal of philosophical thought into the story of the poem. The poem's 2,684 lines are divided into ballad stanzas, with free use of meter
The Napoleon of Notting Hill by G. K Chesterton( Book )

195 editions published between 1904 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comical futurist fantasy, first published in 1904, about a tradition-loving suburban London community of the 1980s at war with its modernizing neighbors. Chesterton's splendid storytelling gifts, his love of medievalism and heroism, and his sympathies for the plight of small nations trying to remain independent are strongly in evidence. 7 illustrations by W. Graham Robertson. New Introduction by Martin Gardner
George Bernard Shaw by G. K Chesterton( Book )

189 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of the English playwright, author and thinker was written by his friend G.K. Chesterton
The Victorian Age in literature by G. K Chesterton( Book )

141 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The previous literary life of this country had left vigorous many old forces in the Victorian time, as in our time. Roman Britain and Medi©Œval England are still not only alive but lively; for real development is not leaving things behind, as on a road, but drawing life from them, as from a root. Even when we improve we never progress. For progress, the metaphor from the road, implies a man leaving his home behind him: but improvement means a man exalting the towers or extending the gardens of his home. The ancient English literature was like all the several literatures of Christendom, alike in its likeness, alike in its very unlikeness. Like all European cultures, it was European; like all European cultures, it was something more than European
Tremendous trifles by G. K Chesterton( Book )

119 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These fleeting sketches are all republished by kind permission of the Editor of the Daily News, in which paper they appeared. They amount to no more than a sort of sporadic diary - a diary recording one day in twenty which happened to stick in the fancy - the only kind of diary the author has ever been able to keep. -- preface
Robert Browning by G. K Chesterton( Book )

156 editions published between 1903 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early life - Early works - Browning and his marriage - Browning in Italy - Browning in later life - Browning as a literary artist - "The ring and the book"--Philosophy of Browning___
The everlasting man by G. K Chesterton( Book )

178 editions published between 1925 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Everlasting Man, G. K. Chesterton paints the full panorama of human history in light of Christian tradition--Amazon
The Father Brown omnibus by G. K Chesterton( Book )

45 editions published between 1910 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains every story that Chesterton wrote about Father Brown, the little priest
St. Francis of Assisi by G. K Chesterton( Book )

144 editions published between 1900 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of St. Francis and relates how the pervasive faith of medieval times influenced his devotion to God and the religious life
Chaucer by G. K Chesterton( Book )

126 editions published between 1923 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chesterton expounds the 'genius of Geoffrey Chaucer' in this literary biography which explores both the writer and his time. He claims that Chaucer and his Age were 'more sane, more normal and more cheerful than writers that came after him' and the characters he portrayed have an immediate contemporary relevance. Beautifully and sensitively written, this biography about the 'Father of English Poetry' will inform and inspire
All things considered by G. K Chesterton( Book )

138 editions published between 1901 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1908 collection of thirty columns Chesterton wrote for the London Daily News is true to its title, a miscellany of many subjects from politics and literature to everyday life. Includes "The Case for the Ephemeral," "Cockneys and Their Jokes," "On Running After One's Hat," "The Worship of the Wealthy," and "Science and Religion."
What's wrong with the world by G. K Chesterton( Book )

157 editions published between 1902 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chesterton gives his remarkably perceptive analysis on social and moral issues more relevant today than even in his own time. In his light and humorous style, yet deadly serious and philosophical, he comments on feminism and true womanhood, errors in education, the importance of the child and other issues, using incisive arguments against the trendsetters' assaults against the family. Chesterton possessed the genius to foresee the dangers if modernist proposals were implemented. He knew that lax moral standards would lead to the dehumanization of man, and in this book he staunchly defends the family, its constituent elements and character over against those ideas and institutions that would subvert it and thereby deliver man into the hands of the servile state. In addressing what is wrong, he also shows clearly what is right, sane and sensible and how to change things in that direction. --
 
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체스터턴, G. K. 1874-1936

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