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CLASSICS FOR CHRISTMAS - 650 Timeless Masterpieces of World Literature & Christmas Classics to Read During the Holidays - cover

CLASSICS FOR CHRISTMAS - 650 Timeless Masterpieces of World Literature & Christmas Classics to Read During the Holidays

Edgar Allan Poe, George Eliot, Benito Pérez Galdós, William Shakespeare, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll, Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, Jane Austen, Oscar Wilde, Herman Melville, Alexandre Dumas, Bram Stoker, Jonathan Swift, Joseph Conrad, Charlotte Brontë, Daniel Defoe, Henry David Thoreau, L. Frank Baum, Emily Brontë, Washington Irving, Walt Whitman, Niccolò Machiavelli, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry James, Henrik Ibsen, Wilkie Collins, D. H. Lawrence, Friedrich Nietzsche, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Giovanni Boccaccio, Marcus Aurelius, Laozi Laozi, Kate Chopin, James Fenimore Cooper, Frederick Douglass, William Makepeace Thackeray, Laurence Sterne, George MacDonald, Lewis Wallace, Robert Louis Stevenson, John Keats, William Dean Howells, Honore de Balzac, Émile Zola, Henry Fielding, Anton Chekhov, Marcel Proust, George Bernard Shaw, Charles Baudelaire, Theodor Storm, Sun Tzu, H. P. Lovecraft, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Willa Cather, Edith Wharton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Mary Shelley, Ivan Turgenev, G. K. Chesterton, Rudyard Kipling, J.M. Barrie, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Rabindranath Tagore, W. B. Yeats, Kahlil Gibran, Kakuzo Okakura, Hermann Hesse, E.M. Forster, Plato, H. G. Wells, Nikolai Gogol, Arthur Conan Doyle, C. S. Lewis, Inazo Nitobé, Elizabeth Von Arnim, Victor Hugo, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Cao Xueqin, L. M. Montgomery, James Joyce, T. S. Eliot, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Dante, Apuleius, Thomas Hardy, ValmIki, Jack London, Kalidasa, Jules Verne, Soseki Natsume, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Miguel de Cervantes, Leo Tolstoy, Gaston Leroux, Princess Der Ling, John Milton, George Weedon Grossmith, Stendhal, Confucius, Voltaire, Gustave Flaubert, Homer Homer

Publisher: Good Press

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Summary

CLASSICS FOR CHRISTMAS showcases an unprecedented gathering of stories, essays, and excerpts from novels that span centuries, continents, and a kaleidoscope of human experiences. This anthology brings together the works of over seventy literary luminaries, from ancient poets like Homer and Confucius to modernist masters such as James Joyce and T.S. Eliot. At its core, the collection celebrates the timeless value of storytelling, highlighting themes of family, faith, struggle, and redemption that resonate deeply during the holiday season. Each piece, whether its a tale of introspection by Tolstoy or a ghost story by Dickens, contributes to an eclectic mix that underscores the breadth and depth of literary expression. The range of styles, from the poetic to the prosaic, the fantastical to the realistic, ensures a rewarding experience for every reader, no matter their taste. The contributing authors and editors, drawn from a rich tapestry of cultural and literary backgrounds, represent the pinnacle of literary achievement in their respective eras. This collection not only spans geographical boundaries, encompassing Western authors like Shakespeare and Dante to Eastern voices such as Tagore and Cao Xueqin, but also traverses a wide array of literary movements. The blending of Romanticism, Realism, the Enlightenment, and Modernism, among others, allows for a dynamic exploration of human nature and society. Their collective wisdom, encapsulated within the pages of this anthology, offers a unique lens through which to examine lifes enduring questions and the very essence of the holiday spirit. CLASSICS FOR CHRISTMAS is an essential addition to any literary enthusiasts collection, offering a rare and enriching convergence of voices that speak to the heart of the holiday season and beyond. Readers are invited to traverse time and tradition, to celebrate the diversity and the unity of human expression. This anthology stands as a testament to the power of literature to transcend boundaries, to inspire and to console. It is a beacon of hope, love, and reflection that burns brightly amidst the cold of winter, making it the perfect companion for quiet holiday evenings.
Available since: 12/10/2023.
Print length: 49686 pages.

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