Archiv der Kategorie: Biographies (English)

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare – Victor Hugo In the spring of 1864 appeared Hugo’s book entitled „William Shakespeare“—a book, that throws more light on the greatest genius of his own century than on the greatest genius of the age of Shakespeare. And … Weiterlesen

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Appreciations and Criticisms of The Works of Charles Dickens

Appreciations and Criticisms of The Works of Charles Dickens – Gilbert Keith Chesterton This book may not be, Chesterton says, important as a contribution to history, but it is important as a contribution to biography; as a contribution to the … Weiterlesen

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William Blake

William Blake – Gilbert Keith Chesterton William Blake was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. … Weiterlesen

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George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw – Gilbert Keith Chesterton Mr. Chesterton says that „most people either say that they agree with Bernard Shaw or that they do not understand him. I am the only person who understands him, and I do not … Weiterlesen

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G. F. Watts

G. F. Watts – Gilbert Keith Chesterton George Frederic Watts was an English Victorian painter and sculptor associated with the Symbolist movement. He became famous in his lifetime for his allegorical works, such as Hope and Love and Life. These … Weiterlesen

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Varied Types

Varied Types – Gilbert Keith Chesterton In this volume Mr. Chesterton reprints nearly twenty of the ingenious and brilliant papers which have delighted and puzzled the readers of the London Daily News and Speaker. The subjects are all biographical, ranging … Weiterlesen

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Robert Browning

Robert Browning – Gilbert Keith Chesterton Robert Browning is one of the Englishmen of most indisputable genius whom the nineteenth century has produced. This is Chesterton’s biography of this Victorian poet and playwright. Format: Paperback Robert Browning. ISBN: 9783849679330 Available … Weiterlesen

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Twelve Types

Twelve Types – Gilbert Keith Chesterton As far as sheer cleverness goes, Mr. Chesterton Has attracted considerable attention in England. He was a thinker of some power, he had the gift of clear expression, and what he says was not … Weiterlesen

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The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2: 1860 – 1865

The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2: 1860 – 1865 – Abraham Lincoln Lincoln the man became Lincoln the hero, year by year more heroic, until today his figure grows ever dimmer, less real. This should not be. … Weiterlesen

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The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1: 1832 – 1859

The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1: 1832 – 1859 – Abraham Lincoln Lincoln the man became Lincoln the hero, year by year more heroic, until today his figure grows ever dimmer, less real. This should not be. … Weiterlesen

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