The Barbarism of Berlin

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Sprache - Englisch

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'The Barbarism of Berlin' is an essay by G. K. Chesterton. In it, he basically outlines all arguments in support of the United Kingdom's decision to enter World War I as part of the Entente Powers.


About the Author

G.K. Chesterton (1874–1936), a prolific English writer, critic, and notable literary figure, employed his sharp wit and a distinctive style of apologetics through both fiction and non-fiction works. With an oeuvre spanning various genres, he is best known for his Christian apologetics, most notably in 'Orthodoxy' (1908) and 'The Everlasting Man' (1925), as well as his series of detective stories featuring the character Father Brown. His critique of contemporaneous socio-political systems is apparent in works like 'The Barbarism of Berlin' (1914), where he addresses the perils of militarism and nationalism in the context of pre-WWI Germany. Chesterton's influence extends beyond literature into the realms of theology, philosophy, and the arts. Notably, his writings often embraced paradox and humor, contrasting the trends of Modernist literature. As an articulate defender of tradition and a challenger of modernist relativism, Chesterton's legacy endures in the rich complexity and enduring relevance of his texts. His contributions to literature and public discourse were acknowledged by his contemporaries, and his thought continues to be studied and appreciated today.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 29 Pages

Filesize: 252.6 KB

ISBN: 8596547311362

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