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The Tales of Pirates: 80+ Novels Stories Legends & History of the True Buccaneers - cover

The Tales of Pirates: 80+ Novels Stories Legends & History of the True Buccaneers

Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Dickens, Alexandre Dumas, Daniel Defoe, L. Frank Baum, James Fenimore Cooper, Robert Louis Stevenson, William Hope Hodgson, Frederick Marryat, Howard Pyle, Walter Scott, F. Scott Fitzgerald, J.M. Barrie, Rafael Sabatini, Harry Collingwood, G. A. Henty, Arthur Conan Doyle, W.H.G. Kingston, William MacLeod Raine, Robert E. Howard, J. Allan Dunn, R. M. Ballantyne, John Esquemeling, John Masefield, Harold MacGrath, Ralph D. Paine, Stanley Lane-Poole, Charles Boardman Hawes, Richard Le Gallienne, Jeffery Farnol, Percy F. Westerman, Joseph Lewis French, Charles Ellms, Jack London, Jules Verne, Captain Charles Johnson, Frederick Ferdinand Moore, Currey E. Hamilton, J. D. Jerrold Kelley, Stephen W. Meader, Clarence Henry Haring

Publisher: DigiCat

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The Tales of Pirates: 80+ Novels, Stories, Legends & History of the True Buccaneers' collection casts a broad net over the literary seas to capture a diverse array of narratives on piracy. Wrapped within its pages are works that span several centuries, reflecting a range of literary styles from the adventure-laden romances of Alexandre Dumas and the psychological explorations of Robert Louis Stevenson to the historical accuracies of Captain Charles Johnson. This anthology underlines the multifaceted nature of pirate lore, moving beyond the caricature of the swashbuckling rogue to delve into narratives that explore the socio-economic and historical contexts that bred piracy. Standout pieces in the collection serve as pivotal readings that have influenced both the literary depiction and societal perceptions of pirates. The contributing authors and editors, including luminary figures such as Jules Verne, Edgar Allan Poe, and Arthur Conan Doyle, present a compendium that spans genres and periods, contributing richly varied cultural and personal backgrounds to the anthology. Their collective expertise illuminates the shifting allure of piracy, from romanticized rebels of the high seas to feared outlaws and everything in between. This dynamic blend aligns the collection with key literary movements and cultural transformations, enriching readers' understanding of piracy as a multifaceted historical reality and fictional construct. 'The Tales of Pirates' invites readers into an expansive exploration of the pirate legend, offering a treasure trove of insights that span historical truth and literary embellishment. Whether one is a scholar seeking to understand the cultural significance of pirate narratives or a casual reader drawn to the allure of adventure and danger on the high seas, this collection promises to be an indispensable resource. It provides not only a broad historical panorama but also a deep dive into the psyche of piracy as depicted through centuries of literature, making it an essential addition to the libraries of those enamored with the complex portrayal of buccaneers.
Available since: 11/13/2022.
Print length: 13376 pages.

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