Lepanto (Chesterton) Versions of. Lepanto by Gilbert Keith Chesterton The poem refers to the naval Battle of Lepanto of Versions of. Edited by Dale Ahlquist Hilaire Belloc called “Lepanto” Chesterton’s greatest poem and the greatest poem of his generation. But not only have English classes . Hilaire Belloc called “Lepanto” Chesterton’s greatest poem and the greatest poem of his generation. But not only have English classes.
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Well-known Chesterton expert, Dale Ahlquist, has gathered together all the insightful commentaries and explanatory notes. Father Damien and the Bells. Just a moment while we sign you le;anto to your Goodreads account. Alfred rated it did not like it. Recommend you also find a good preferably non-PC history book on the Battle of Lepanto and read that first.
And he sees across a weary land a straggling road in Spain, Up which a lean and foolish knight forever rides in vain, And he smiles, but not as Sultans smile, and settles back the blade Like every masterpiece, it is a work of art that continues to get better and better with time and leaves the reader in awe.
Be the first to submit a review on this product! ChestertonWordsworth Editions Ltd, p. For example, lines 5—7 of the following passage are identified as achieving this effect: Chesterton gives an amazing description of the different kings and leaders involved, or not involved, and the different tensi Amazing poem–and the commentary in this book is invaluable for ordinary folks like me to get its meaning.
Like every masterpiece, it is a work of art that continues to Chesterton is a vastly interesting, underrated writer, and it’s a crime that you can’t get his complete works for anything close to a reasonable rate I’ve looked into this several times. Refresh and try again.
The poem is fully annotated, and is supplemented with two interesting essays by Chesterton himself.
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I read “Lepanto,” and man-oh-man, G. Aug 07, Vicki rated it it was amazing.
Paperbackpages. It’s beautiful and fascinating! To Raise the Fallen. Father Brown of the Church of Rome.
It will increase your understanding and enjoyment of Chesterton’s poem. Other Editions and Formats.
Lepanto: With Explanatory Notes and Commentary by G.K. Chesterton
Return to Book Page. Some of the commentaries provide the historical setting for the Battle for Lepanto that changed world history and is swept under the rug today. Sharkface rated it liked it Apr 18, If this was the first book with Chesterton’s name on it I ever read I’d never have read another one. The have dashed the Adriatic ’round the Lion of the Sea. Oct 09, John rated it really liked it. The history covered during this time period was fascinating and enlightening!
He wrote over newspaper essays, including 30 years worth of weekly columns for the Illustrated London News, and 13 years of weekly columns for the Daily News. This poem has so many layers. Add to Cart Add.
Sep 29, Tripleguess rated it it was amazing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. To see chesteeton your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Chesterton’s great poem commemorating the naval victory of the Holy Roman League in the battle of Lepanto. The poem itself is beautiful to read!
Dec 28, Zachary rated it liked it Shelves: Well-known Chesterton expert, Dale Ahlquist, has gathered together all the insightful commentaries and explanatory notes.
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