The Most Wonderful Christmas Tales Of All Time

The Most Wonderful Christmas Tales Of All Time

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In 'The Most Wonderful Christmas Tales of All Time,' literary colossus Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson curates an anthology that delicately wraps together the greatest Christmas narratives, carols, and poems into a gift of timeless yuletide enchantment. Anthologized here are seminal works by the titans of literature, including the poignant 'The Gift of the Magi' by O. Henry and Charles Dickens's enduring classic, 'A Christmas Carol,' among others. Bjørnson's selection is illustrious, painting a literary landscape that traverses various styles from the traditional to the fantastical, the poetic to the prosaic. The anthology achieves a rare balance of embracing the festive cheer while offering contemplative insights into the human condition as reflected in the holiday spirit.
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, a Nobel laureate and a towering figure in Norwegian arts, adeptly compiles a collection resonant with his own humanistic ideals and a profound understanding of the diverse traditions surrounding Christmas. His own experiences and oeuvre, woven with themes of unity, benevolence, and the importance of home and family, manifest throughout the anthology, beckoning readers to ponder the deeper significance of Christmas beyond the conventional festivities.
'The Most Wonderful Christmas Tales of All Time' is a treasury that invites readers to bask in the glow of literary mastery while unwrapping the profound layers of Christmas meaning. It is recommended for lovers of literature and those seeking to rekindle their holiday spirit with tales that have warmed hearts for generations. In the hands of Bjørnson, this collection becomes more than an anthology; it is a festive journey through the snow-clad peaks of human emotions, guiding us to the hearth of universal love and compassion inherent in the Christmas season.

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Selma LagerlöfGuy de MaupassantEdgar WallaceMark TwainArthur Conan DoyleAlphonse DaudetGeorge MacdonaldRobert Louis StevensonHenry Wadsworth LongfellowElizabeth Cleghorn GaskellFrances Hodgson BurnettLouisa May AlcottLucy Maud MontgomeryNathaniel HawthorneRobert E. HowardRudyard KiplingSarah Orne JewettWilliam MorrisWashington IrvingCharles DickensL. Frank BaumSusan CoolidgeJ. M. BarrieWilliam Makepeace ThackerayWilliam ShakespeareVernon LeeHans Christian AndersenLeo TolstoyAnthony TrollopeEmily DickinsonO. HenryMary Elizabeth BraddonAnton ChekhovEleanor H. PorterAndrew LangWilliam WordsworthHarriet Beecher StoweBeatrix PotterWalter ScottMartin LutherE. T. A. HoffmannCharles MackayBrothers GrimmBret HarteSakiWilla CatherMeredith NicholsonThomas Nelson PageBooth TarkingtonHenry Van DykeBjørnstjerne BjørnsonCarolyn WellsFyodor DostoevskyNell SpeedEllis Parker ButlerMax BrandBooker T. WashingtonWilliam John LockeGustavo Adolfo BécquerMargaret SidneyClement 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 JonsonRalph Henry BarbourErnest IngersollOlive Thorne MillerMary Louisa MolesworthMary E. Wilkins FreemanC. N. WilliamsonA. M. WilliamsonCyrus Townsend BradyJohn Addington SymondsJohn LeightonElbridge S. BrooksIsabel Cecilia WilliamsS. Weir MitchellMary Hartwell CatherwoodW. H. H. MurrayOliver Bell BunceRobert HerrickAnnie F. JohnstonRuth McEnery StuartAlice Duer MillerSamuel McChord CrothersSophie MayJames Whitcomb RileyAmanda M. DouglasMary Stewart CuttingLucas 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. RandWilliam Douglas O'ConnorEdward ThringHarrison S. MorrisAlfred Lord TennysonSusan 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 VaughanLaura Elizabeth RichardsJohn 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

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