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The Greatest Poems & Carols for Christmas Time (Illustrated Edition) - A Literary Celebration of Christmas Traditions and Emotions - cover

The Greatest Poems & Carols for Christmas Time (Illustrated Edition) - A Literary Celebration of Christmas Traditions and Emotions

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: Good Press

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The Greatest Poems & Carols for Christmas Time (Illustrated Edition) collects the intimate and communal celebrations of the yuletide spirit through the diverse lenses of some of the most venerable poets and writers in English literature. This anthology brings together the rich tapestry of Christmas traditions, emotions, and reflections, offering a range of literary styles from the solemn and the sacred to the festive and jubilant. It weaves together the historic and timeless sentiments that have surrounded the Christmas season, showcasing pieces that stand as pillars of literary heritage, while also providing insightful glimpses into the eras and personal philosophies of its authors. The contributing poets and authors, including figures like Robert Louis Stevenson, Emily Dickinson, and William Butler Yeats, represent a broad spectrum of the literary movements and cultural epochs spanning several centuries. From the romanticism of Wordsworth and Coleridge to the Victorian ideals of Dickens and the nuanced reflections of Hardy and Kipling, the collection forms a dialogue between generations of writers who have shaped and been shaped by their times. These authors, with their distinct voices, collectively contribute to the anthology's exploration of Christmas, weaving together themes of joy, nostalgia, celebration, and reflection. As a collection, The Greatest Poems & Carols for Christmas Time (Illustrated Edition) presents a remarkable opportunity for readers to immerse themselves in the wealth of emotions and thoughts that the holiday season inspires. It invites educators, students, and enthusiasts of literature and Christmas alike to explore the depths and breadths of yuletide through the words of some of the English language's most celebrated poets. This anthology not only educates but also enchants, providing a unique lens through which to view the holiday season and its myriad traditions, emotions, and meanings.
Available since: 01/18/2024.
Print length: 76 pages.

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