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Author Oddie, William.

Title Chesterton and the romance of Orthodoxy : the making of GKC, 1874-1908 / William Oddie
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, [2008]
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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 William Oddie draws extensively on Chesterton's unpublished letters and notebooks, his journalism, and his early classic writings.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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-391) and index
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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.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191564311 (electronic bk.)
0199551650 (Cloth)
9780191564314 (electronic bk.)
9780199551651 (Cloth)
Other Titles Making of GKC, 1874-1908