Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 May 2010

416 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199582013

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Chesterton and the Romance of Orthodoxy

The Making of GKC, 1874-1908

William Oddie

  • The first major biographical study to draw on the material from the newly released archive of Chesterton Papers held by the British Library. Contains a wealth of new source material on this enigmatic man of letters.
  • Draws on journalistic writings that have been largely unexplored until now
  • Sets Chesterton's spiritual development in the context of his notebooks and letters, also largely overlooked
  • Brings new biographical details to light to correct and expand on existing Chesterton studies

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