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The Big Christmas Basket: 200+ Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems & Carols (Illustrated)

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The Big Christmas Basket: 200+ Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems & Carols offers an unparalleled foray into the holiday spirit from a kaleidoscope of perspectives. This anthology marries the diversity of literary styles—from the poetic rhythms of William Wordsworth and Emily Dickinson to the narrative prowess of Charles Dickens and Mark Twain—with a shared thematic heart. Celebrating the richness of Christmas traditions, sentiments, and reflections, the collection transcends mere festivity to probe deeper into the human condition. Within this expansive volume lie standout pieces that capture the essence of Yuletide, framed by the various cultural, historical, and emotional lenses of its authors. The contributing authors and editors, hailing from a spectrum of backgrounds and epochs, bring a rich mosaic of voices to the anthology. Esteemed writers like Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson and Selma Lagerlöf contribute their unique Nordic sensibilities, while figures such as Harriet Beecher Stowe and Booker T. Washington infuse the collection with profound social and cultural reflections, indicative of their times and philosophies. Together, these authors navigate through the landscapes of Victorian, Romantic, and even Realist literary movements, echoing the universal resonance of Christmas while highlighting the nuances of their diverse cultural heritages. Inviting readers to embark on a timeless journey, The Big Christmas Basket serves as a testament to the enduring allure and complexity of the Christmas season as seen through the literary arts. It is an essential volume for those who seek to immerse themselves in the depth and breadth of Christmas literature. Offering both beloved classics and lesser-known gems, this anthology provides a unique opportunity to explore an array of emotional and intellectual landscapes, making it an invaluable addition to any literary collection. Engage with this tapestry of storytelling to uncover the myriad ways Christmas has been celebrated, contemplated, and cherished across different times and cultures.
Selma LagerlöfEdgar WallaceMark TwainAlphonse DaudetRobert Louis StevensonHenry Wadsworth LongfellowGuy de MaupassantLouisa May AlcottRobert E. HowardRudyard KiplingCharles DickensJ. M. BarrieVernon LeeHans Christian AndersenAnthony TrollopeEmily DickinsonO. HenryAnton ChekhovEleanor H. PorterAlfred TennysonWilliam WordsworthHarriet Beecher StoweBeatrix PotterWalter ScottE. T. A. HoffmannBret HarteSakiThomas Nelson PageHenry Van DykeBjørnstjerne BjørnsonCarolyn WellsFyodor DostoevskyMax BrandBooker T. WashingtonWilliam John LockeGustavo Adolfo BécquerClement MooreJuliana Horatia EwingWilliam Butler YeatsFlorence L. BarclayAmy Ella BlanchardJacob A. RiisWalter CraneBenito Pérez GaldósJules SimonArmando Palacio ValdésAndré TheurietMarcel PrévostFrançois CoppéeMaxime Du CampErnest IngersollOlive Thorne MillerElbridge S. BrooksIsabel Cecilia WilliamsMary Hartwell CatherwoodAnnie F. JohnstonSophie MayAmanda M. DouglasLucas MaletWillis Boyd AllenMaud LindsayKate Upson ClarkMarjorie L. C. PickthallSusan Anne Livingston Ridley SedgwickAnne Hollingsworth WhartonAlice Hale BurnettElia W. PeattieA. S. BoydEdward A. RandHarrison S. MorrisGeorg SchusterMatilda Betham EdwardsAngelo J. LewisE. 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