The Victorian Age in Literature

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Echo Library, Mar 1, 2008 - Literary Criticism - 80 pages
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User Review  - Cecília Magnata - Goodreads

This is a comprehensive, informed and personal decrypting of the age, from someone who considered literature as voices of men, rather than of literary entities. Chesterton gives a rounded view of the ... Read full review

Review: The Victorian Age In Literature

User Review  - Todd - Goodreads

One would likely find this more interesting if one had an enduring interest in Victorian English literature and other art. Full disclosure: I don't care for much in terms of Victorian writing, so his ... Read full review

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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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