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Distributism and Apologetics

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on G. K. Chesterton's works that he published in the late 1920s, including The Catholic Church and Conversion (1926), which explores Catholicism's transformation into a ... More


The Last Years

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on G. K. Chesterton's last years, beginning with his travel to Dublin in June 1932 for the 31st International Eucharistic Congress. It then considers Chesterton's articles that ... More


Rome and America Again

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on G. K. Chesterton's works that he published as he and his wife Frances traveled to Rome and then to America, including The Thing (1929), The Resurrection of Rome (1930), and ... More


The Everlasting Man

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on G. K. Chesterton's works that he published after his conversion to Catholicism, including The Man who Knew too Much (1922), Fancies versus Fads (1923), St Francis of Assisi ... More


War and Travel

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on G. K. Chesterton's works that were published during World War I. It first considers Chesterton's return to his propaganda work following a bout with illness before turning to ... More


Chesterton and the Romance of Orthodoxy: The Making of GKC, 1874-1908

William Oddie

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582013
eISBN:
9780191702303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582013.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

When Orthodoxy was published in 1908, Wilfrid Ward hailed Chesterton as a prophetic figure, whose thought was to be classed with that of Burke, Butler, and Coleridge. This book provides a ... More


G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Ian Ker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

G. K. Chesterton is remembered as a brilliant creator of nonsense and satirical verse, author of the Father Brown stories and the innovative novel, The Man who was Thursday, and yet today he is not ... More


Controversy

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on the controversy between G. K. Chesterton and Robert Blatchford regarding Christianity. In March 1903 in the Clarion, Blatchford challenged Christians to respond to his attack ... More


Shaw and Beaconsfield

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on G. K. Chesterton's debates with George Bernard Shaw over politics and religion that began in April 1905 regarding William Shakespeare and would last for several years. ... More


Father Brown and the Marconi Scandal

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on G. K. Chesterton's Father Brown stories and the so-called Marconi scandal. It first considers Wilfrid Ward's review of Chesterton's book Orthodoxy and Chesterton's meeting ... More


America and Conversion

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on G. K. Chesterton's travel to America in 1921 with his wife Frances and his conversion to Catholicism a year later. It first considers Chesterton's reaction to Herbert Samuel's ... More


The Early Days

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on G. K. Chesterton's early days based on his posthumously published Autobiography (1936). It begins with Chesterton's family background and his childhood in Kensington, London, ... More


The Victorian Compromise and Illness

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on G. K. Chesterton's book The Victorian Age in Literature, published in 1913, and his illness due to heart complications. It first considers the libel suit filed by William ... More


Publishing and Engagement

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on the publication of G. K. Chesterton's early works. It begins with Chesterton's account of the role played by Ernest Hodder Williams, a fellow student and friend at University ... More


Marriage and Fame

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on G. K. Chesterton's marriage to Frances Blogg on June 28, 1901 at St Mary Abbots Church in Kensington, London, and his rise to fame as a writer. It first provides a background ... More


Dickens

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on G. K. Chesterton's 1906 book Charles Dickens, a tribute to Charles Dickens. It first considers Chesterton's stint as writer of the “Our Notebook” column in the Illustrated ... More


Orthodoxy

Ian Ker

in G. K. Chesterton: A Biography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199601288
eISBN:
9780191806582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199601288.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on G. K. Chesterton's views on orthodox Christianity. It first considers the Chestertons' stay at a rented house at Rye in Sussex, next door to Lamb House, the mansion where ... More


Deism in Enlightenment England: Theology, Politics, and Newtonian Public Science

Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078729
eISBN:
9781781703304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078729.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores at length the French and English Catholic literary revivals of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These parallel but mostly independent movements include writers ... More


Lawrence and Socialism: ‘Art and the Individual’ (1908) and the New Age

Annalise Grice

in D. H. Lawrence and the Literary Marketplace: The Early Writings

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474458009
eISBN:
9781399509497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458009.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 2 considers Lawrence’s early attraction to socialism and provides evidence that he intended to pursue a career in journalism from as early as 1908. It explores how his reading of A. R. ... More


Underground Revolutions: Invisible Networks of Terror in Fin-de-Siècle London

Haewon Hwang

in London's Underground Spaces: Representing the Victorian City, 1840-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748676071
eISBN:
9780748693818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676071.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter focuses on the most conceptual use of the ‘underground’ that divorces the term from direct spatial connotations. In this ideological framework, Marxism, nationalism and terrorism all ... More


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