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CLASSICS FOR CHRISTMAS: 180+ Novels Christmas Tales Poems & Carols in One Volume (Illustrated) - A Treasury of Festive Literary Classics - cover

CLASSICS FOR CHRISTMAS: 180+ Novels Christmas Tales Poems & Carols in One Volume (Illustrated) - A Treasury of Festive Literary Classics

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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CLASSICS FOR CHRISTMAS: 180+ Novels, Christmas Tales, Poems & Carols in One Volume (Illustrated) offers an unparalleled aggregation of literary treasures, each radiating the warm spirit of Christmas in a myriad of textures. This anthology spans the vast landscape of classic literature, encompassing an array of genres from the poignant prose of Dickensian tales to the lyrical verses of Wordsworth, all unified under the festive banner of the holiday season. Such a compilation not only showcases the scholarly depth of the editors but also shines a light on the individual gemsstories, and poems that have shaped the cultural legacy of Christmas, making it a time of reflection, joy, and profound storytelling. The diverse cadre of authors presented in this volumeranging from novelists like Tolstoy and Dostoevsky to poets like Emily Dickinson and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and not forgetting the visionary storytellers such as Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersenbrings together a rich tableau of cultural and historical contexts. This anthology embodies a unique cross-section of literary movements, from Romanticism to Realism, each contributing to the multifaceted celebration of Christmas in literature. It is a tribute to their collective genius, offering a cohesive narrative that transcends geographical and temporal boundaries to underscore the universal themes of love, generosity, and renewal inherent to the holiday season. This volume is an essential addition to the libraries of those who cherish the literary soul of the holiday season. Beyond its value as a comprehensive anthology of Christmas classics, it serves as a gateway to the varied emotional landscapes created by some of literatures most celebrated authors. Readers are invited to dive into this cornucopia of festive tales, poems, and carolsto be delighted by the familiar, challenged by the profound, and ultimately enriched by the breadth of perspectives and stylistic approaches. CLASSICS FOR CHRISTMAS offers not just stories to be read but experiences to be lived and shared, making it an invaluable resource for anyone looking to rediscover the depth and complexity of the holiday spirit through the lens of classic literature.
Available since: 01/14/2024.
Print length: 8099 pages.

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