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CHRISTMAS ESSENTIALS - The Greatest Novels Tales & Poems for The Holiday Season: 180+ Titles in One Volume (Illustrated) - A Festive Literary Journey Through 180+ Christmas Titles - cover

CHRISTMAS ESSENTIALS - The Greatest Novels Tales & Poems for The Holiday Season: 180+ Titles in One Volume (Illustrated) - A Festive Literary Journey Through 180+ Christmas Titles

Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, L. Frank Baum, Hans Christian Andersen, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Anthony Trollope, Eleanor H. Porter, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, O. Henry, George MacDonald, EMILY DICKINSON, Robert Louis Stevenson, William Wordsworth, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Juliana Horatia Ewing, Walter Scott, Sophie May, Walter Crane, William Butler Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, J. M. Barrie, Henry Van Dyke, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Carolyn Wells, Brothers Grimm, Selma Lagerlöf, Jacob A. Riis, FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY, Beatrix Potter, Amy Ella Blanchard, Ernest Ingersoll, Clement Moore, Annie F. Johnston, Alice Hale Burnett, Lucas Malet, Amanda M. Douglas, Susan Anne Livingston, Ridley Sedgwick, Leo Tolstoy, Alfred Tennyson

Publisher: Good Press

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CHRISTMAS ESSENTIALS - The Greatest Novels, Tales & Poems for The Holiday Season: 180+ Titles in One Volume offers an unparalleled exploration into the myriad ways the Christmas spirit has been captured in literary form. This anthology encompasses a vast landscape of genres, ranging from poignant tales and spirited novels to reflective poems, all unified by the theme of Christmas. The collection stands as a testimony to the holidays ability to inspire diverse artistic expressions, showcasing works that delve into themes of hope, redemption, joy, and the human condition. The inclusion of illustrated titles further enriches the reading experience, bringing to life the festive season in vivid detail and colour. Notably, the anthology does not prioritize one author's voice over others, ensuring a rich tapestry of perspectives and styles that mirror the multifaceted nature of Christmas itself. The contributing authors and editors form a compelling mosaic of literary titans, each bringing their unique lens to the theme of Christmas. Spanning various periods and movements, from the Romantic to the Victorian, and including voices as varied as Charles Dickens evocative narratives and Emily Dickinsons introspective poems, the collection offers a panoramic view of the literary worlds engagement with Christmas. This ensemble, rich in cultural and historical contexts, provides readers with a sweeping survey of the evolution of Christmas themes in literature, reflecting the shifts in societal attitudes towards the holiday season. CHRISTMAS ESSENTIALS represents a singular opportunity for literary enthusiasts and casual readers alike to immerse themselves in the holiday spirit through a literary journey. Beyond its entertainment value, the anthology serves as an educational resource, fostering a deeper appreciation for the historical and cultural nuances that have shaped seasonal literature. It invites readers to explore a compendium of voices that collectively celebrate, critique, and contemplate the essence of Christmas, making it an indispensable addition to any holiday reading list.
Available since: 01/14/2024.
Print length: 8099 pages.

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