The Ballad of the White Horse by G. K. ChestertonThe Ballad of the White Horse by G. K. Chesterton

The Ballad of the White Horse

byG. K. Chesterton

Paperback | July 21, 2010

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One of the last great epic poems, this ballad tells the tale of Alfred the Great's unlikely victory — with the assistance of the Virgin Mary — over Gunthrum and the Danes at the Battle of Ethandune. A Catholic allegory relying more upon legends than historical facts, this chronicle is often considered Chesterton's greatest literary achievement. 
Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, England, in 1874. He began his education at St Paul's School, and later went on to study art at the Slade School, and literature at University College in London. Chesterton wrote a great deal of poetry, as well as works of social and literary criticism. Among his most notable books are The M...
Title:The Ballad of the White HorseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.5 × 5.38 × 0.68 inPublished:July 21, 2010Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486475638

ISBN - 13:9780486475639

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