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Welcome to this CRRA subject guide on Catholic Literary Figures. It is designed to quickly connect Catholic Portal users to print books, archival materials, and electronic collections by and about famous Catholic writers in CRRA member libraries and archives (and beyond). For an author to be included on this guide there must be a significant number of items on them and their work in the Catholic Portal and/or online collections on CRRA member websites. Enjoy!

Picture Credits

Dante: Portrait by Botticelli. Public Domain. Wikimedia Commons

Berrigan: http://minnesotabrown.com/2016/05/berrigan-radical-priest-iron-range.html

Chesterton: Public Domain. Wikimedia Commons

Greene: http://www.larousse.fr/encyclopedie/personnage/Greene/122225

Joyce: http://publicdomainreview.org/collections/james-joyce-reading-his-work-19241929/

Merton: http://paxonbothhouses.blogspot.com/2012/12/thomas-merton-quotations.html

Tolkien: http://straightsets.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/tolkiens-path-suffer-tennis-injury-write-hobbit/?_r=0

Pitcure Credits

Belloc: portrait by Emil Otto Hoppé, 1915. Public Domain. Wikimedia Commons

Brownson: Public Domain. Wikimedia Commons

Day: Public Domain. Wikimedia Commons

Hopkins: Public Domain. Wikimedia Commons

Knox: http://www.catholicauthors.com/knox.html

Newman: Public Domain. Wikimedia Commons

Waugh: By Carl Van Vechten. No known copyright restrictions. Wikimedia Commons