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The Most Wonderful Christmas Tales Of All Time - A Multicultural Tapestry of Festive Fiction and Timeless Tales - cover

The Most Wonderful Christmas Tales Of All Time - A Multicultural Tapestry of Festive Fiction and Timeless Tales

Benito Pérez Galdos, William Shakespeare, André Theuriet, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, L. Frank Baum, Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hans Christian Andersen, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Anthony Trollope, Guy de Maupassant, Martin Luther, Andrew Lang, Booker T. Washington, William Makepeace Thackeray, Eleanor H. Porter, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, O. Henry, George MacDonald, Saki Saki, EMILY DICKINSON, Robert Louis Stevenson, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Bret Harte, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Alphonse Daudet, Florence L. Barclay, Robert Herrick, Margaret Sidney, François Coppée, Susan Coolidge, Anton Chekhov, James Whitcomb Riley, William John Locke, Isaac Watts, John Addington Symonds, William Wordsworth, E.T.A. Hoffmann, Juliana Horatia Ewing, Phillips Brooks, Frances Ridley Havergal, James Russell Lowell, Walter Scott, Sophie May, Mary Hartwell Catherwood, Sarah Orne Jewett, S. Weir Mitchell, Cyrus Townsend Brady, Thomas Nelson Page, Mary Louisa Molesworth, Walter Crane, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Willa Cather, William Butler Yeats, Edgar Wallace, Rudyard Kipling, J. M. Barrie, Henry Vaughan, Henry Van Dyke, Booth Tarkington, Mary Austin, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Carolyn Wells, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Arthur Conan Doyle, Brothers Grimm, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Selma Lagerlöf, Robert E. Howard, Charles Mackay, Marcel Prévost, Max Brand, Jacob A. Riis, Ruth McEnery Stuart, Ellis Parker Butler, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Margaret Deland, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Beatrix Potter, Willis Boyd Allen, Amy Ella Blanchard, Alice Duer Miller, Armando Palacio Valdés, Richard Watson Gilder, Ernest Ingersoll, Clement Moore, Vernon Lee, Ralph Henry Barbour, Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, Katherine Pyle, James Weber Linn, Robert Southwell, Meredith Nicholson, Reginald Heber, Dinah Maria Mulock, Nora A. Smith, Evaleen Stein, Annie F. Johnston, Eliza Cook, Alice Hale Burnett, Jonson Ben, Elia W. Peattie, Maud Lindsay, Alfred Domett, Olive Thorne Miller, Harrison S. Morris, John Leighton, Samuel McChord Crothers, Lucas Malet, Amanda M. Douglas, Susan Anne Livingston, Ridley Sedgwick, William Douglas O'Connor, C. N. Williamson, A. M. Williamson, Phebe A. Curtiss, William Drummond, George Wither, W. H. H. Murray, Anna Robinson, Kate Upson Clark, Edward A. Rand, A. S. Boyd, Nellie C. King, Lucy Wheelock, Aunt Hede, Frederick E. Dewhurst, Marjorie L. C. Pickthall, Jay T. Stocking, Florence M. Kingsley, M. A. L. Lane, Elizabeth Harkison, Raymond McAlden, F. E. Mann, Winifred M. Kirkland, Grace Margaret Gallaher, F. Arnstein, Anne Hollingsworth Wharton, Elbridge S. Brooks, Isabel Cecilia Williams, Antonio Maré, Pedro A. de Alarcón, Jules Simon, Maxime du Camp, F. L. Stealey, Marion Clifford, E. E. Hale, Georg Schuster, Matilda Betham Edwards, Angelo J. Lewis, Leo Tolstoy, William Francis Dawson, James Selwin Tait, Cecil Frances Alexander, John Punnett Peters, Georgianna M. Bishop, Christopher North, William Morris, Tudor Jenks, Nell Speed, Mary Stewart Cutting, Edmund Hamilton Sears, Edmund Bolton, C.s. Stone, Harriet F. Blodgett, Christian Burke, Emily Huntington Miller, Cyril Winterbotham, Edward Thring, Oliver Bell Bunce, Sarah P. Doughty, Frank Samuel Child, James S. Park, John G. Whittier, Enoch Arnold Bennett, Laura Elizabeth Richards, Alfred Tennyson

Publisher: Good Press

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Summary

The Most Wonderful Christmas Tales Of All Time stands as an unparalleled anthology, uniting the works of classic authors whose writings have shaped the literary landscape of Christmas storytelling. This collection showcases an array of styles, from the poetic musings of William Wordsworth and Emily Dickinson to the compelling narratives of Leo Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoevsky, offering readers a panoramic view of Christmas through various lenses of time, culture, and emotion. The anthology not only features tales of warmth and joy but also explores the depths of the human condition during this festive season, making it a profound study in the duality of the human experience. The ensemble of authors contributing to this anthology speaks volumes of its literary significance. Figures such as Charles Dickens, known for immortalizing Christmas in Victorian England, and Mark Twain, with his uniquely American perspective, come together with authors like Hans Christian Andersen and the Brothers Grimm, who bring a touch of European folklore and fairy tale magic. This multicultural and multispectacular compilation aligns with movements ranging from Romanticism to Realism, reflecting the evolving narrative of Christmas and its universal appeal across different epochs and societies. This anthology is recommended for readers eager to delve into the rich tapestry of Christmas literature. It offers an educational journey through the ages, revealing the shift in themes and sentiments surrounding the holiday season. Each story, poem, and tale within its pages is a mirror to the world from which it originated, providing insights not only into the essence of Christmas but also into the historical and cultural contexts of its time. Engaging with this collection promises not only a festive literary adventure but also a deeper appreciation for the myriad ways Christmas has been celebrated, contemplated, and cherished in literature.
Available since: 12/28/2023.
Print length: 12190 pages.

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