G.K.CHESTERTON'S «ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI». PECULIARITIES OF BIOGRAPHICAL NARRATIVE

Abstract: 

The paper explores biography as a genre form in G.K.Chesterton's heritage. In the paper his book «St. Francis of Assisi» is regarded as one of his literary biographies and as an attempt to create a modern ver-sion of hagiography. The interaction of different genre forms and approaches is traced. 

Key words: 

G.K.Chesterton, literary biography, hagiography.

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