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The Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton Volume 11: Plays; Chesterton on Shaw (The Collected Works of G. K. Chesterton #11)

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G.K. Chesterton This volume includes the collected plays of G. K. Chesterton, his controversial writings on Bernard Shaw (who referred to GKC as a colossal genius), and a bibliography. Many of the items appear for the first time in book form. Among his plays included here are: "The Wild Knight", "Magic", "The Judgment of Dr. Johnson", "The Turkey and the Turk", and "The ...more
Paperback, 611 pages
Published April 1st 1989 by Ignatius Press
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Two titans of 20th century thought and letters duke it out over this compelling collection of essays and transcribed debates.
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"The Judgement of Dr. Johnson" and "The Surprise" are the best plays.
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) was born in London, educated at St. Paul’s, and went to art school at University College London. In 1900, he was asked to contribute a few magazine articles on art criticism, and went on to become one of the most prolific writers of all time. He wrote a hundred books, contributions to 200 more, hundreds of poems, including the epic Ballad of the White Horse, fi ...more
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