GKChesterton

14 yrs and up - $175.00 – 14 week course – Prerequisite: One Intermediate level course

This course examines the works of G.K. Chesterton with a special emphasis on his response to modern philosophy. Chesterton was a man ahead of his time, truly prophetic about our own times. Students consider his views both through his fiction and non-fiction writings. 

Week 1 - Father Brown: The Eye of Apollo
https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/c/chesterton/gk/c52fb/chapter10.html

Father Brown: The Chief Mourner of Marne
https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/c/chesterton/gk/c52fb/chapter41.html


Week 2 – Father Brown: The Queer Feet
https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/c/chesterton/gk/c52fb/chapter3.html

Father Brown: The Three Tools of Death
https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/c/chesterton/gk/c52fb/chapter12.html

Father Brown: The Insoluble Problem
https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/c/chesterton/gk/c52fb/chapter50.html


Week 3 – The Napoleon of Notting Hill – From the beginning to the end of Book 2, Chapter 2 (The Council of the Provosts)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/20058


Week 4 – The Napoleon of Notting Hill – From Book 2, Chapter 3 (Enter a Lunatic) to
the end of Book 3, Chapter 3 (The Experiment of Mr. Buck)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/20058


Week 5 – The Napoleon of Notting Hill – From Book 4, Chapter 1 (The Battle of the Lamps) to the ending.
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/20058


Week 6 - Orthodoxy: The Maniac
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/16769/16769-h/16769-h.htm

The Battle of Lepanto
http://www.cse.dmu.ac.uk/~mward/gkc/books/lepanto.html


Week 7 – Manalive – From the beginning to the end of Part 1, Chapter 5 (The Allegorical Practical Joker)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1718


Week 8 – Manalive – From Part 2, Chapter 1 (The Eye of Death, or The Murder Charge) to the end of Part 2, Chapter 2 (The Two Curates, or The Burglary Charge)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1718


Week 9 – Manalive – From Part 2, Chapter 3 (The Round Road, or the Desertion Charge) to the ending.
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1718


Week 10 – Magic
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/19094/19094-h/19094-h.htm


Week 11 – The Man Who Was Thursday – from the beginning to the end of Chapter 6 (The Exposure)
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1695/1695-h/1695-h.htm


Week 12 - The Man Who Was Thursday – from Chapter 7 (The Unaccountable Conduct of Professor de Worms) to the end of Chapter 10 (The Duel)
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1695/1695-h/1695-h.htm


Week 13 – The Man Who Was Thursday – from Chapter 11 (The Criminals Chase the Police) to the ending
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1695/1695-h/1695-h.htm


Week 14 – Orthodoxy: The Ethics of Elfland
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/16769/16769-h/16769-h.htm