Bokomslag for Santa's Library: 400+ Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends

Santa's Library: 400+ Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends

The Gift of the Magi, A Christmas Carol, Silent Night, The Three Kings, Little Lord Fauntleroy…

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Santa's Library: 400+ Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends, presents an unparalleled collection meticulously curated to capture the essence of Christmas across various periods and cultures. Within its pages lies a mosaic of experiences, narratives, and styles, ranging from the rich prose of Victorian England to the poignant poems of the American Civil War era, encapsulating the diverse ways in which the yuletide spirit has been celebrated, debated, and transformed. Notable for its breadth and depth, this anthology stands out for its inclusion of seminal pieces that have shaped the literary canon of Christmas, providing readers with a panoramic view of the holiday's literary tradition. The contributors to this vast anthology are a veritable who's who of literary giants, each bringing their unique voice and context to the collection. From the introspective reflections of Emily Dickinson to the vibrant storytelling of Hans Christian Andersen, and the social commentaries of Charles Dickens, the anthology is a testament to the enduring power of Christmas to inspire generations of writers. It traverses the spectrum of historical, cultural, and literary movements, offering a nuanced exploration of the holiday's significance in various societal contexts. This collective effort enriches our understanding of Christmas, making it an invaluable resource for appreciating the holiday's multifaceted representations in literature. For anyone looking to immerse themselves in the spirit of the season, Santa's Library offers a unique opportunity to explore the myriad ways in which Christmas has been revered, contemplated, and immortalized in print. It invites readers on a literary journey that is as educational as it is entertaining, providing a wealth of perspectives that challenge and enlighten. This anthology is not simply a collection of Christmas stories; it is an invitation to engage with the holiday's rich tapestry of themes, from joy and generosity to reflection and renewal. Whether a scholar, a casual reader, or someone seeking the comfort of the season's cheer, Santa's Library is an indispensable addition to any bookshelf.

Selma LagerlöfGuy de MaupassantEdgar WallaceMark TwainAlphonse DaudetGeorge MacdonaldRobert Louis StevensonHenry Wadsworth LongfellowElizabeth Cleghorn GaskellFrances Hodgson BurnettLouisa May AlcottLucy Maud MontgomeryRobert E. HowardRudyard KiplingSarah Orne JewettWilliam MorrisCharles DickensL. Frank BaumSusan CoolidgeJ. M. BarrieWilliam Makepeace ThackerayWilliam ShakespeareVernon LeeHans Christian AndersenLeo TolstoyAnthony TrollopeEmily DickinsonO. HenryAnton ChekhovEleanor H. PorterAndrew LangAlfred TennysonWilliam WordsworthHarriet Beecher StoweBeatrix PotterWalter ScottMartin LutherE. T. A. HoffmannCharles MackayBrothers GrimmBret HarteSakiMeredith NicholsonThomas Nelson PageBooth TarkingtonHenry Van DykeBjørnstjerne BjørnsonCarolyn WellsFyodor DostoevskySelma LagerlofMax BrandBooker T. WashingtonWilliam John LockeGustavo Adolfo BécquerClement MooreHamilton Wright MabieJuliana Horatia EwingWilliam Butler YeatsFlorence L. BarclayAmy Ella BlanchardJacob A. RiisWalter CraneBenito Pérez GaldósMary AustinJules SimonArmando Palacio ValdésAndré TheurietMarcel PrévostFrançois CoppéeMaxime Du CampJames Russell LowellBen JonsonErnest IngersollOlive Thorne MillerMary Louisa MolesworthMary E. Wilkins FreemanC. N. WilliamsonA. M. WilliamsonJohn Addington SymondsElbridge S. BrooksIsabel Cecilia WilliamsMary Hartwell CatherwoodOliver Bell BunceRobert HerrickAnnie F. JohnstonSamuel McChord CrothersSophie MayJames Whitcomb RileyAmanda M. DouglasLucas MaletGeorge WitherWillis Boyd AllenFrances Ridley HavergalMaud LindsayJames Selwin TaitIsaac WattsEliza CookPhillips BrooksKate Upson ClarkMarjorie L. C. PickthallAnne Hollingsworth WhartonAlice Hale BurnettEvaleen SteinElia W. PeattieCecil Frances AlexanderChristopher NorthA. S. BoydEdward A. RandEdward ThringHarrison S. MorrisSusan Anne LivingstonRidley SedgwickJames S. ParkEdmund Hamilton SearsEdmund BoltonRobert SouthwellC.s. StoneHarriet F. BlodgettJohn G. WhittierRichard Watson GilderMargaret DelandReginald HeberGeorg SchusterMatilda Betham EdwardsAngelo J. LewisWilliam Francis DawsonWilliam DrummondAlfred DomettDinah Maria MulockTudor JenksHenry VaughanJohn Punnett PetersChristian BurkeEmily Huntington MillerCyril WinterbothamEnoch Arnold BennettFrank Samuel ChildGeorgianna M. BishopSarah P. DoughtyE. E. HaleMarion CliffordF. ArnsteinJames Weber LinnAntonio MaréPedro A. De AlarcónF. L. StealeyGrace Margaret GallaherNora A. SmithPhebe A. CurtissNellie C. KingLucy WheelockAunt HedeFrederick E. DewhurstJay T. StockingAnna RobinsonFlorence M. KingsleyM. A. L. LaneElizabeth HarkisonRaymond McaldenF. E. MannWinifred M. KirklandKatherine Pyle