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by G. K. Chesterton,Alberto Manguel
Author: G. K. Chesterton,Alberto Manguel
Publisher: Bayeux Arts; 1 edition (December 15, 2004)
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: Essays and Correspondence
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Alberto Manguel is the author of "A Short History of Reading" and co-author of "The Dictionary of Imaginary Places".
Alberto Manguel is the author of "A Short History of Reading" and co-author of "The Dictionary of Imaginary Places". He has also authored, for Bayeux Arts, "Kipling: A Brief Biography". Alberto Manguel is the author of "A Short History of Reading" and co-author of "The Dictionary of Imaginary Places".
Alberoused to "read books to Nobel Laureate Jorge Luis Borges in hisltter years. Borges sai o Chesterton: see Author bio. From the Back Cover. Chesterton was the master of the short essay and could spin, with wit and grace, an essay a day for many years of his life.
This collection of Chesterton essays is quite extensive. It compiles many hard to find works in one volume, and therefore is worth having if you like Chesterton and want to sample a variety of his writings.
Alberoused to "read books to Nobel Laureate Jorge Luis Borges in hisltter years
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it is the only true object of existence to mean something. Chesterton, The Heraldic Lion, in Alberto Manguel, e. On Lying in Bed and Other Essays by .
Chesterton, "Lunacy and Letters," in On Lying in Bed and Other Essays, selected by Alberto Manguel (Calgary: Bayeux Arts, 2000). Jean-Pierre Drege, Les bibliotheques en Chine au temps des manu- scrits (Paris: Ecole fran^aise d'Extreme-Orient, 1991).
Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a coloured pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling. This, however, is not generally a part of the domestic apparatus on the premises. I think myself that the thing might be managed with several pails of Aspinall and a broom. But for the beautiful experiment of lying in bed I might never have discovered it. For years I have been looking for some blank spaces in a modern house to draw on. Paper is much too small for any really allegorical design; as Cyrano de Bergerac says, Il me faut des géants.
Belloc, Hilaire, The Place of Gilbert Chesterton in English Letters, Sheed & Ward (New York, NY), 1940. Bogaerts, Anthony Mattheus Adrianus, Chesterton and the Victorian Age, Rozenbeek en Venemans, 1940.