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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The great poem by G. Sep 29, Tripleguess rated it it was amazing.
Then follows a long, redundant commentary which does not even pretend to scholarly objectivity but preaches, hard, to the chesteeton. Jan 28, Cristina Montes rated it it was amazing.
This poem has so many layers. Jul 21, Liz added it. Views Read Edit View history.
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He also edited his own newspaper, G. Articles with LibriVox links. The poem itself is beautiful to read! Jim rated it really liked it Apr chseterton, Edited by Dale Ahlquist Hilaire Belloc called “Lepanto” Chesterton’s greatest poem and the greatest poem of his generation.
A fascinating blend of literature, history, religion and romance!
Some of the commentaries provide the historical setting for the Battle for Lepanto that changed world history and is swept under the rug today. Forgot password or Username? It’s wonderful, the way Chesterton uses the sounds of words to create special effects.
A reading of this poem is a fixture in our homeschool each October.
It resolutely demands all their glory with additional notes and explanatory text, and two essays by the incomparable Chesterton himself. Here is the story behind the modern conflict between Christianity and Islam, between Protestant and Catholic Europe, and the origin of the Feast of the Holy Rosary. This book brings together the poem, the historical background of the famous ba Edited by Dale Ahlquist Hilaire Belloc called “Lepanto” Chesterton’s greatest poem and the greatest poem of his generation.
The notes and various essays included in this volume are also very good and helpful in reading the poem. I am no poetry connoisseur, but this great stuff. Preview — Lepanto by G.
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Cervantes on his galley sets the sword back in the sheath Don John of Austria rides homeward with a wreath. Literary critic Joseph John Reilly described the poem as perfect: In Defense Of Sanity. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Well, all of it, but abbreviatedly, this: Chesterton was equally at ease with literary and social criticism, history, politics, economics, philosophy, and theology.
For example, lines 5—7 of the following passage are identified as achieving this effect: Bernard Fyles rated it it was amazing Dec 20, All the little historical references are so much fun to discover and puzzle out – seriously! Browse All Religious Education.
This is a mesmerizing poem, and this edition contains annotations and several commentaries. Sep 14, Ashley Stangl rated it really liked it Shelves: Chesterton Works about battles and military operations s in fiction Ottoman Empire in fiction Historical poems Battle of Lepanto. Reilly praises the way that Chesterton artistically relieves cbesterton martial vigour with contrasting lines which are soft and quiet.