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Author Oddie, William.

Title Chesterton and the romance of Orthodoxy : the making of GKC, 1874-1908 / William Oddie.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, [2008]


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Description 1 online resource (viii, 401 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-391) and index.
Contents Abbreviations for Works Most Frequently Cited; PART I; Introduction; 1. The Man with the Golden Key, 1874-83; 2. School Days: St Paul's and the JDC, 1883-92; 3. Nightmare at the Slade: Digging for the Sunrise of Wonder, 1892-4; 4. Beginning the Journey round the World, 1894-9; PART II; 5. Who is GKC? 1900-2; 6. The Man of Letters as Defender of the Faith, 1903-4: Robert Browning; Blatchford I; The Napoleon of Notting Hill; 7. The Critic as Polemicist, 1904-6: G.F. Watts; Blatchford II; Heretics; The Ball and the Cross; Charles Dickens.
Summary Chesterton and the Romance of Orthodoxy is an exploration of G.K. Chesterton's imaginative and spiritual development, from his early childhood in the 1870s to his intellectual maturity in the first decade of the twentieth century. William Oddie draws extensively on Chesterton's unpublished letters and notebooks, his journalism, and his early classic writings. - ;On the publication of Orthodoxy in 1908, Wilfrid Ward hailed G.K. Chesterton as a prophetic figure whose thought was to be classed with that Burke, Butler, Coleridge, and John Henry Newman. When Chesterton died in 1936, T.S. Eliot pr.
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Subject Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936 -- Religion.
Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936. Orthodoxy.
Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.
Christianity and literature -- Great Britain -- History.
Authors, English.
Chesterton, G.K.
Christianity and literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Added Title Making of GKC, 1874-1908
Other Form: Print version: Oddie, William. Chesterton and the romance of Orthodoxy. Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, ©2008 9780199551651 0199551650 (DLC) 2008015119 (OCoLC)225532202
ISBN 9780191564314 (electronic bk.)
0191564311 (electronic bk.)
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