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Stories by English Authors: London (Selected by Scribners) - Echoes of Victorian London: Classic Tales from English Authors - cover

Stories by English Authors: London (Selected by Scribners) - Echoes of Victorian London: Classic Tales from English Authors

Marie Corelli, Israel Zangwill, J.M. Barrie, F. Anstey, Arthur Morrison, Arthur Quiller-Couch, Beatrice Harraden

Publisher: Good Press

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In 'Stories by English Authors: London', selected by Scribners, readers are invited into a variegated tapestry of Londons socio-cultural fabric through the eyes of esteemed late 19th to early 20th century writers. This collection traverses an array of literary styles and themes, from the gritty realities of the London underclass to the nuanced portrayals of middle-class existence, encapsulated within the bustling, ever-changing cityscape of London. The anthology stands out for its remarkable ability to capture the essence of an era and place through a multiplicity of voices and perspectives, contributing a vibrant and nuanced layer to the literary depiction of London. The contributing authors, including notable figures such as Arthur Quiller-Couch, Arthur Morrison, and Marie Corelli, bring with them rich backgrounds and a diverse range of experiences that inform their storytelling. United by their connection to London, either through personal histories or literary preoccupations, these authors echo the cultural, historical, and literary movements of their time. Their collective work in this anthology offers an enlightening glimpse into London life, exploring themes of class, identity, and the human condition within the citys dynamic confines. This collection is a must-read for those eager to immerse themselves in the literary heritage of London, offering a unique lens through which to explore the citys multifaceted stories. Readers are encouraged to delve into the pages of 'Stories by English Authors: London' not only for its educational value but also for the rich dialogue it fosters between the diverse works of its contributors. Each story is a window into a different corner of London, presenting a comprehensive and insightful exploration of the citys spirit and the literary genius it has inspired. The anthology is a testament to the enduring allure of London and the remarkable ability of literature to capture its essence.
Available since: 08/22/2023.
Print length: 96 pages.

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