The Man Who Was Thursday Summary

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887 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, Barry praises The Man Who Was Thursday as a skillful attack against anarchistic and decadent intellectual stance. There are many ways of preaching a lay sermon; and it would b... Read more
2,445 words, approx. 9 pages
Leigh is an American educator and critic. In the following essay, he analyzes Chesterton's use of allegory in The Man Who Was Thursday. The rediscovery of Chesterton's The Man Who Was Th... Read more
5,744 words, approx. 20 pages
In the following essay, Ostrowski examines the relationship between the conventions of detective novels, the phenomena of nightmares, and the structure of The Man Who Was Thursday. G. K. Chesterton&#x... Read more
1,753 words, approx. 6 pages
It the following excerpt, Coren provides an overview of The Man Who Was Thursday. Gilbert's second novel, a work which he was unsure of and not satisfied with, appeared in the February of 1908.... Read more
354 words, approx. 2 pages
The longtime literary editor of several Chicago publications, Payne reviewed books for twenty-three years at the Dial, one of America's most influential journals of literature and opinion in th... Read more
1,299 words, approx. 5 pages
In the following essay, which was originally published in 1926 as an introduction to Mrs. Cecil Chesterton and Ralph Neale's stage adaptation of The Man Who Was Thursday, Chesterton comments on... Read more
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Waugh was England's leading satirical novelist of the mid-twentieth century. In such works as Vile Bodies (1930), Scoop (1938), and The Loved One (1948), he skewered such targets as the bored ... Read more
2,066 words, approx. 7 pages
Wills is an American editor, educator, and critic who has written on diverse topics, including Chesterton, Catholicism, and race relations. He is best known for political commentaries, especially his ... Read more
1,466 words, approx. 5 pages
A distinguished English novelist, poet, essayist, and editor, Amis was one of the Angry Young Men, a group of British writers of the 1950s whose writings expressed bitterness and disillusionment with ... Read more
1,062 words, approx. 4 pages
In the following excerpt, Clipper highlights the religious themes of The Man Who Was Thursday. If one wishes to date the beginning of Chesterton's commitment to religion as an answer to the pro... Read more
4,632 words, approx. 16 pages
In the following excerpt, Boyd centers on the various types of allegory apparent in Chesterton's novel. It is difficult to find any obvious common characteristic in the novels which Chesterton ... Read more
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In the following essay, which was originally published as an introduction to The Man Who Was Thursday, Wills discusses Chesterton's use of symbolism in the novel. Chesterton restrained himself... Read more
527 words, approx. 2 pages
Throughout the course of The Man Who was Thursday, Chesterton uses numerous vivid languages to convey emphasis to different interpretations of his piece. Through the use of rhetorical devices, Cheste... Read more