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Who is GKC? 1900–2

William Oddie

in Chesterton and the Romance of Orthodoxy

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199582013
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191702303 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582013.003.0006
Who is GKC? 1900–2

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This chapter focuses on Chesterton's life and works from 1900–2. It details the start of his journalistic career by writing for The Bookman, his friendship with Hilaire Belloc, his literary articles for The Daily News, his existential hatred of ‘pessimism’, and his early married life.

Keywords: Chesterton; journalism; writing; pessimism; The Bookman; Hilaire Belloc

Chapter.  22836 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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