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G. K. Chesterton

Author, Critic (29-May-1874 — 14-Jun-1936)


Dudley Barker. G. K. Chesterton: A Biography. New York: Stein & Day. 1970. 304pp.

Hilaire Belloc. On the Place of Gilbert Chesterton in English Letters. Patmos Press. 1940. 109pp.

Ian Boyd. The Novels of G. K. Chesterton: A Study in Art and Propaganda. London: Paul Elek. 1975. 241pp.

Patrick Braybrooke. Gilbert Keith Chesterton. Chelsea Publishing Company. 1922. 120pp.

Margaret Canovan. G. K. Chesterton: Radical Populist. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1977. 175pp.

M. Carol. G. K. Chesterton: The Dynamic Classicist. Motilal Banarsidass. 1971. 356pp.

G. K. Chesterton. The Autobiography of G. K. Chesterton. New York: Sheed & Ward. 1936. 360pp.

Lawrence J. Clipper. G. K. Chesterton. Twayne. 1974. 190pp.

D. J. Conlon (editor). G. K. Chesterton: A Half Century of Views. Oxford University Press. 1987. 371pp.

Michael Coren. Gilbert: The Man Who Was Chesterton. London: Jonathan Cape. 1989.

Jay P. Corrin. G. K. Chesterton and Hilaire Belloc: The Battle Against Modernity. Ohio University Press. 1981. 270pp.

Alzina Stone Dale. Art of G. K. Chesterton. Chicago, IL: Loyola University Press. 1985.

Maurice Evans. G. K. Chesterton. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. 1939. 157pp.

Michael Ffinch. G. K. Chesterton: A Biography. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1986.

William B. Furlong. Shaw and Chesterton: The Metaphysical Jesters. Pennsylvania State University Press. 1970. 206pp.

Lynette Hunter. G. K. Chesterton: Exploration in Allegory. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1979. 190pp.

Quentin Lauer. G. K. Chesterton: Philosopher Without a Portfolio. Fordham University Press. 1988.

Joseph Pearce. Wisdom and Innocence: A Life of G. K. Chesterton. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press. 1996. 522pp.

Dale Alzina Stone. The Outline of Sanity: A Biography of G. K. Chesterton. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans. 1982. 354pp.

Dale Alzina Stone. The Outline of Sanity: A Biography of G. K. Chesterton. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans. 1982. 354pp.

John Sullivan (editor). G. K. Chesterton: A Centenary Appraisal. London: Paul Elek. 1974. 243pp.

John Sullivan. G. K. Chesterton: A Bibliography. London: University of London Press. 1958. 208pp.

W. R. Titterton. G. K. Chesterton: A Portrait. London: Alexander Ouseley, Ltd.. 1936. 248pp.

Maisie Ward. Gilbert Keith Chesterton. New York, NY: Sheed & Ward. 1943. 680pp.

Julius West. G. K. Chesterton: A Critical Study. London: Martin Secker. 1915. 190pp.

Garry Wills. Chesterton: Man and Mask. New York: Sheed & Ward. 1961. 243pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.143)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.137)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.301)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.274)

  10. Twentieth Century Authors (p.275)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.194)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.108)

  13. Twentieth Century Dictionary of Christian Biography (p.96)

  14. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.158)

  15. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.100)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.48)

  17. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.119)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.45)

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