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Thanksgiving Stories - Collection of 40+ Tales - cover

Thanksgiving Stories - Collection of 40+ Tales

George Eliot, Louisa May Alcott, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Andrew Lang, Eleanor H. Porter, Eugene Field, Edward Everett Hale, Susan Coolidge, Hezekiah Butterworth, Sarah Orne Jewett, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Albert F. Blaisdell, Alice Wheildon, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Maud Lindsay, Olive Thorne Miller, P.-J. Stahl, C. A. Stephens, Alfred Gatty, Phila Butler Bowman, Katherine Grace Hulbert, Isabel Gordon Curtis, Eleanor L. Skinner, Sheldon C. Stoddard, Kate Upson Clark, Francis K. Ball, Winthrop Packard, R. K. Munkittrick, E. S. Brooks, Agnes Carr, J. T. Trowbridge, L. B. Pingree, Emily Hewitt Leland, Sophie Swet, Fannie Wilder Brown, Annie Hamilton Donnell, Edna Payson Brett, Pauline Shackleford Colyar, H. R. Schoolcraft, Rose Terry Cooke

Publisher: Good Press

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The anthology 'Thanksgiving Stories' represents a veritable feast of literary craftsmanship, weaving together the rich tapestries of American culture, tradition, and history through a collection that spans multiple genres and themes. This compendium showcases a wide array of literary styles, from the introspective fiction of George Eliot to the captivating folklore delineated by Andrew Lang, underscoring the depth and diversity of experiences associated with the Thanksgiving holiday. Notably, the collection does not rest on the laurels of any single contributor but rather celebrates the collective excellence and thematic resonance achieved through their combined efforts, making it a significant contribution to the landscape of American literature. The contributing authors and editors, from Harriet Beecher Stowes profound narratives to Lucy Maud Montgomerys enchanting stories, bring forth a mosaic of backgrounds that enrich the anthologys exploration of Thanksgiving. These writers, many of whom were pivotal figures in their respective eras, collectively contribute to a diverse and nuanced portrayal of the holiday, aligning with various historical, cultural, and literary movements. This amalgamation not only serves to reflect the multifaceted nature of Thanksgiving but also accentuates the evolving American identity and social fabric, spotlighting moments of unity, reflection, and celebration. 'Thanksgiving Stories' is an indispensable anthology for readers keen on exploring the breadth and depth of Thanksgiving through a literary lens. Offering a unique vantage point into the holiday's significance across different historical epochs and societal contexts, this collection is a treasure trove of insights, emotions, and narratives. Readers are encouraged to delve into its pages to appreciate the rich blend of voices and styles, fostering a deeper understanding of the heritage and traditions that continue to shape Thanksgiving. Beyond its educational value, the anthology invites readers into a dialogue with the past and present, making it a compelling read for anyone interested in the interplay between history, culture, and literature.
Available since: 12/27/2023.
Print length: 600 pages.

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