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The Holly-Tree Inn - cover

The Holly-Tree Inn

Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Holme Lee, William Howitt, Adelaide Anne Proctor

Publisher: Good Press

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In 'The Holly-Tree Inn,' readers are presented with a captivating anthology that encapsulates the essence of Victorian literature through an array of genres and voices. Combining the talents of some of the period's most distinguished writers, the collection traverses the landscapes of the novel, poetry, and the short story with ease, weaving together themes of festivity, human nature, and societal observation. The literary context of this anthology is enriched by its diversity in style and the significance of its contributors, making it a standout compilation that captures the breadth of the era's literary achievements. The backgrounds of Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Holme Lee, William Howitt, and Adelaide Anne Proctor represent a formidable confluence of literary talent and socio-cultural insight. Each authors unique contribution to the anthology reflects their individual literary prowess and the collective zeitgeist of Victorian society. The anthology aligns with several literary movements of the time, including Romanticism, Realism, and the early inklings of Modernism, showcasing a pivotal moment in literary history where changing social norms and values began to be reflected in literature. 'The Holly-Tree Inn' offers readers an unparalleled opportunity to dive into the rich tapestry of Victorian literature through the lenses of its most esteemed writers. It is not merely a collection of stories and poems but a dialogue between the diverse yet harmonious voices that shaped an era. This anthology is a treasure trove for scholars, students, and anyone with a keen interest in the evolution of literary forms and themes. Its educational value and breadth of insights into the human condition and society make it a must-read, promising not only a deep understanding of the periods literary landscape but also an enjoyable journey through the vicissitudes of life as captured by its most observant chroniclers.
Available since: 08/31/2021.
Print length: 85 pages.

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