Literary Giants

Catholic Literary Giants

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by Joseph Pearce

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Product Description

In Catholic Literary Giants, Joseph Pearce takes the reader on a dazzling tour of the creative landscape of Catholic prose and poetry. Covering the vast and impressive terrain from Dante to Tolkien, from Shakespeare to Waugh, this book is an immersion into the spiritual depths of the Catholic literary tradition with one of today’s premier literary biographers as our guide.

Focusing especially on the literary revival of the twentieth century, Pearce explores well-known authors such as G.K. Chesterton, Graham Greene and J.R.R. Tolkien, while introducing lesser-known writers Roy Campbell, Maurice Baring, Owen Barfield and others. He even includes the new saint, Pope John Paul II, who wrote many literary and poetic pieces, among them the story that was made into a feature film, The Jeweler’s Shop.

Additional Information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 5.5 x 0.85 x 8 in
Publisher

Ignatius Press

Author

Joseph Pearce

Binding

Paperback

Pages

425

Published Date

2014

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