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Enchanted World of Childhood

Lewis Carroll, Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift, Daniel Defoe, L. Frank Baum, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hans Christian Andersen, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Anna Sewell, Andrew Lang, Eleanor H. Porter, George MacDonald, E. Nesbit, Johanna Spyri, Kate Douglas Wiggin, John Ruskin, Howard Pyle, Thomas Bailey Aldrich, Susan Coolidge, Mary Lamb, Charles Lamb, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Emerson Hough, Mary Louisa Molesworth, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Rudyard Kipling, J. M. Barrie, Hugh Lofting, Kenneth Grahame, Thornton Burgess, John Meade Falkner, Carlo Collodi, Brothers Grimm, Margery Williams, Johnny Gruelle, Gertrude Chandler Warner, Beatrix Potter, Evelyn Sharp, Maurice Maeterlinck, Carl Sandburg, E. Boyd Smith, Eva March Tappan, Marion John St. Webb, R. L. Stevenson, Ruth Stiles Gannett, Jennie Hall, Howard R. Garis, Dorothy Canfield, Jack London, Jules Verne, Miguel Cervantes, Georgette Leblanc, George Haven Putnam, Vishnu Sharma, Aesop

Publisher: DigiCat

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The 'Enchanted World of Childhood' is a captivating anthology that stitches together a rich tapestry of stories from a roster of authors whose works have defined and, in many ways, transcended the boundaries of children's literature. This collection spans a range of literary styles, from fairy tales and adventures to moral fables and fantasy, encompassing the literary contexts of different periods and cultures. It highlights the diversity and significance of each contribution, weaving together standout pieces that collectively celebrate the whimsical, often profound world of childhood imagination and adventure. The anthology serves not only as a repository of enchantment but also as a snapshot of the literary evolution of narratives dedicated to young readers. The contributing authors and editors of this anthology are titans in their own right, each bringing a unique voice that has significantly influenced the landscapes of literature and childhood education. From the fantastical realms of Lewis Carroll and Jules Verne to the moral landscapes by Aesop and the poignant narratives of Harriet Beecher Stowe, the collection spans the gamut of historical, cultural, and literary movements. These authors' collective contributions offer a panoramic view of the themes that have perennially captivated the hearts and minds of young readers, providing a unique exploration of innocence, adventure, morality, and the joys and sorrows of youth. The compilation aligns with various movements, enriching the reader's understanding of each era's literary and cultural ethos. 'Readers of the 'Enchanted World of Childhood' are invited to delve into this meticulously curated anthology to discover the breadth and depth of childhood through the lens of some of the most celebrated authors in literature. The collection offers a unique opportunity to explore a multiplicity of perspectives, styles, and themes within a single volume, making it an invaluable resource for educators, students, and anyone with an interest in the evolution of children's literature and the myriad ways in which stories shape and reflect the experiences of youth. This anthology is not just a journey through the enchanted realms conjured by these literary legends but also an educational voyage that fosters a deeper appreciation for the art of storytelling and its impact on successive generations.
Available since: 11/13/2022.
Print length: 15558 pages.

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