Hilaire Belloc Summary

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Biographies (5)

334 words, approx. 2 pages
The French-born English writer Joseph Hilaire Pierre Belloc (1870-1953) was a noted poet, historian, essayist, and novelist. Throughout his literary career he was concerned with the problems of social... Read more
2,908 words, approx. 10 pages
Hilaire Belloc 's literary reputation is currently in decline. Yet during his lifetime, he achieved great acclaim for his writings in a wide variety of genres. His contemporary fame was linked to that... Read more
3,550 words, approx. 12 pages
In his time Hilaire Belloc enjoyed the same popularity with readers as George Bernard Shaw, H. G. Wells, and G. K. Chesterton. He wrote poetry, fiction, history, travel pieces, and works on topogr... Read more
4,922 words, approx. 17 pages
Hilaire Belloc was born in the middle of a thunderstorm, and it is hard for anyone writing about him now to resist observing how apt was this scene, since thunderclouds of controversy, often of his ow... Read more
3,986 words, approx. 14 pages
Hilaire Belloc is chiefly remembered for his controversial political opinions, often belligerent character, and strong allegiance to the Catholic Church. His deep feelings about the important politica... Read more