The Victorian Age in Literature

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Echo Library, Mar 1, 2008 - Literary Criticism - 80 pages
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"Wuthering Heights could have been written by an eagle." One of the oddest and funniest sentences I have encountered in one of his works to date--I laughed aloud out of pure surprise. A genuine ... Read full review

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Victorian Fantasy
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About the author (2008)

Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, England, in 1874. He began his education at St Paul's School, and later went on to study art at the Slade School, and literature at University College in London. Chesterton wrote a great deal of poetry, as well as works of social and literary criticism. Among his most notable books are The Man Who Was Thursday, a metaphysical thriller, and The Everlasting Man, a history of humankind's spiritual progress. After Chesterton converted to Catholicism in 1922, he wrote mainly on religious topics. Chesterton is most known for creating the famous priest-detective character Father Brown, who first appeared in "The Innocence of Father Brown." Chesterton died in 1936 at the age of 62.

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