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Classics for Christmas - Christmas Novels Stories Poems Carols & Legends (400+ Titles in One Illustrated Edition) - cover

Classics for Christmas - Christmas Novels Stories Poems Carols & Legends (400+ Titles in One Illustrated Edition)

William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, L. Frank Baum, Hans Christian Andersen, Anthony Trollope, Martin Luther, Various Authors, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, O. Henry, George MacDonald, Emily Dickinson, William Wordsworth, E.T.A. Hoffmann, William Butler Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, J.M. Barrie, Henry Van Dyke, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Grimm Brothers, Max Brand, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Beatrix Potter, Leo Tolstoy, Alfred Tennyson

Publisher: Good Press

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Classics for Christmas is an exquisite anthology that embodies the spirit of the holiday season through a remarkable assembly of literary masterpieces. Featuring a diverse array of styles - from the poetic introspections of William Wordsworth and Emily Dickinson, to the enchanting tales of Hans Christian Andersen and the Brothers Grimm, this collection transcends the boundaries of genre to offer something truly special. Each piece, carefully selected for its thematic resonance with goodwill, reflection, and joy, enhances the anthologys overarching message of peace and celebration. Standout pieces include reflective essays, heartwarming stories, and timeless poems that encapsulate the essence of Christmas, contributing to a rich tapestry of cultural and literary significance. The backgrounds of the contributing authors and editors span centuries, continents, and cultures, yet they all converge on the theme of Christmas with unique perspectives that reflect their diverse historical, cultural, and literary contexts. From the thought-provoking sermons of Martin Luther to the vivid narratives of Leo Tolstoy and the poignant verses of Alfred Lord Tennyson, this anthology offers a panoramic view of Christmas as depicted in Western literature. The collected works not only align with various literary movements but also showcase the evolution of Christmas themes across different periods, underscoring the universal appeal and enduring charm of the holiday season. Classics for Christmas provides readers with a unique opportunity to embark on a literary journey through the eyes of some of the world's most beloved authors. This anthology is a treasure trove of holiday gems that invites readers to explore the myriad ways in which Christmas has been celebrated, contemplated, and venerated in literature. Beyond its educational value, Classics for Christmas promises to kindle the warm glow of holiday spirit in the hearts of its readers, making it an essential addition to any Christmas collection and a meaningful gift to be revisited year after year.
Available since: 12/23/2023.
Print length: 10539 pages.

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