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The Greatest Christmas Poems & Carols in One Volume (Illustrated) - Silent Night The Three Kings Old Santa Claus Angels from the Realms of Glory Saint Nicholas - cover

The Greatest Christmas Poems & Carols in One Volume (Illustrated) - Silent Night The Three Kings Old Santa Claus Angels from the Realms of Glory Saint Nicholas

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, EMILY DICKINSON, Robert Louis Stevenson, Charles Kingsley, William Wordsworth, Walter Scott, William Butler Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Sara Teasdale, Clement Clarke Moore, William Thackeray, James Montgomery, Thomas Hardy, John Milton, Alfred Tennyson

Publisher: Musaicum Books

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Summary

The anthology 'The Greatest Christmas Poems & Carols in One Volume (Illustrated)' presents a rich tapestry of festive verse that captures the spirit and reverence of Christmas through a diverse array of voices and literary styles. The collection brings together the works of renowned poets from various literary epochs, infusing traditional and romantic styles with the celebratory essence of Christmas carols and profound contemplations on the season's significance. Standout pieces range from the serene and solemn to the jovial and celebratory, creating a multidimensional portrayal of the holiday spirit, manifest in both word and illustration. The contributing poets—Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Emily Dickinson, William Butler Yeats, and others—represent a formidable cross-section of historical and cultural perspectives spanning several centuries. This assemblage not only reflects the individual styles and thematic concerns of each poet but also illustrates broader literary movements such as Romanticism, Victorianism, and early Modernism. These poets collectively contribute to an enriched understanding of Christmas traditions, embedding personal and cultural narratives into the fabric of the holiday. This volume is essential for readers seeking to immerse themselves in the multifaceted representations of Christmas in poetry. Illustrated to enhance the reading experience, it offers educational insight into the evolution of Christmas literature and its varying expressions across time and cultures. Scholars, students, and anyone with an appreciation for poetic holiday reflections will find this collection a worthy addition to their library, providing a unique lens through which to explore the richness of holiday verse.
Available since: 04/20/2017.
Print length: 76 pages.

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