Critique: An extraordinarily well written, organized and presented life story of a singularly remarkable man, "Knight of the Holy Ghost: A Short History of G. K. Chesterton
" will prove to be an immediate and enduringly popular addition to community and academic library biography collections.
in Vol 15 of The Collected Works of G. K. Chesterton
The year 2014 saw not only the 140th anniversary of the birth of the writer and critic G. K. Chesterton
, but also the 40th anniversary of the unique and in some ways indispensable journal devoted to him: the Chesterton Review, now published under the auspices of Seton Hall University but for many years published by a small Catholic college in the wilds of Saskatchewan, Canada.
In 10 essays from the symposium "G. K. Chesterton
and the Paradox of the City," held in London, scholars of English seek to complicate the understanding of Chesterton rather than appropriate him for one cause or another.
TITTERTON, G. K. Chesterton
, mi amigo, Madrid: Rialp, 2011, 169 pp., 14,5 x 216, ISBN 978-84-321-3875-1.
In The War for the World (1916), Zangwill referred to The New Witness as the organ of "a band of Jew-baiters," whose "antisemitism" is rooted in "ignorance, envy and mediaeval prejudice." He stated that G. K. Chesterton
provided the "intellectual side" of the paper, which was, he concluded, "not strong except in names." He suggested that the "conductors" of The New Witness would "do better to call it The False Witness." (23) In 1920, Zangwill stated: "In Mr.
A more recent book, The Universe According to G. K. Chesterton
, edited by Dale Ahlquist, Dover, 2011, is a dictionary of "Mad, Mundane and Metaphysical" definitions attributed to Chesterton.
THE WELL AND THE SHALLOWS by G. K. Chesterton
. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2006.
(1.) G. K. Chesterton
, The New Jerusalem (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1920), 5-6.