The Resource G. K. Chesterton Quotes, (ebook)

G. K. Chesterton Quotes, (ebook)

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G. K. Chesterton Quotes
Title
G. K. Chesterton Quotes
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Language
eng
Summary
"There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person," declared the philosopher and wit G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936). The extent and variety of the author's writings?comprising journalism, history, biography, apologetics, poetry, plays, and detective fiction?attest to his own diversity of enthusiasms. This rich and thought-provoking anthology draws from Chesterton's vast treasury of publications to present his most trenchant observations on education, humor, literature, religion, politics, class, and other topics. Editor Bob Blaisdell offers an insightful introduction to Chesterton's life and works and identifies the source of each quotation. Organized thematically, the quotes range from quips from Chesterton's Father Brown mysteries ("The most incredible thing about miracles is that they happen.") and novels ("Marriage is a duel to the death which no man of honour should decline.") to his newspaper columns ("An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.") and essays ("No man must be superior to the things that are common to men.... Not only are we all in the same boat, but we are all seasick.")
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Midwest
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Blaisdell, Robert
Dewey number
808.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Dover Thrift Editions
Target audience
adult
Label
G. K. Chesterton Quotes, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780486804385
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11607042
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11607042
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MWT11607042
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
G. K. Chesterton Quotes, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486804385
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11607042
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11607042
System control number
MWT11607042
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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