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G.K. Chesterton as controversialist, essayist, novelist, and critic

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Chesterton, G. K. 1874-1936 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Chesterton, G. K. 1874-1936 -- Knowledge -- Literature,
    • Chesterton, G. K. 1874-1936 -- Literary style,
    • Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain,
    • Liberalism -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-197) and index.

      Other titlesGilbert K. Chesterton as controversialist, essayist, novelist, and critic
      StatementJohn D. Coates.
      SeriesStudies in British literature ;, v. 66
      LC ClassificationsPR4453.C4 Z5875 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 200 p. ;
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3569596M
      ISBN 100773470964, 088946927X
      LC Control Number2002071803

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