Civil War - Boxed Set: 40+ Historical Novels & Tales of the American War
Sprache - Englisch
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In 'Civil War - Boxed Set: 40+ Historical Novels & Tales of the American War', the distinguished assortment converges the spheres of history and literature to provide an immersive exploration of the American Civil War. This collection traverses the gamut of human experience amidst the war's ravages, from the valorous deeds on the battlefield to the agonizing depths of personal tribulation. As a literary tableau, these tales encapsulate both the verisimilitude of period narrative prose and the poetics of retrospective examination, with contributions from authors whose stories reflect the stark realities and grave emotions of the era. The texts themselves are a blend of psychological depth, adventure, and romance, all set against the backdrop of one of the most tumultuous periods in American history.
Jules Verne, known predominantly for his pioneering works in science fiction, notably 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea' and 'Around the World in Eighty Days', contributes to this box set in a less-characteristic yet significant manner. 'The Blockade Runners' is a testament to Verne's versatility, portraying the daring enterprise during the Civil War. Verne's own proclivity for the innovative and the adventurous finds a distinct echo in the thematic threads of strife and tenacity that run through the collection, embodying the spirit that might have propelled him to contribute to such a compilation. It is the influence of the era's innovative zeal and the profound impacts of the conflict that might have incited a literary giant like Verne to venture into the domain of historical fiction.
This compendium, 'Civil War - Boxed Set', is a treasure trove for aficionados of American history and literature alike. It is an essential reading for those seeking to comprehend the manifold human dimensions of war, revealed through the powerful lens of literary articulation. Each tale stands as both a witness to the past and a channel for contemporary reflection, making this anthology an invaluable addition to both scholarly repositories and personal libraries. The box set elucidates not only the myriad facets of the Civil War but also serves as a cultural artifact of the era, recommending it as a profound resource for understanding the interplay between history and storytelling.
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Jules Verne (1828-1905), a prolific French novelist, poet, and playwright, is renowned for his adventure novels and his profound influence on the literary genre of science fiction. Born in the seaport city of Nantes, Verne cultivated a lifelong fascination with travel and exploration—a recurring theme in his body of work. His visionary writing encompasses extraordinary voyages and technological advancements far ahead of his time. While the referenced 'Civil War - Boxed Set: 40+ Historical Novels & Tales of the American War' does not align with the known works of Jules Verne, his notable contributions include classics such as 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea' (1870), 'Journey to the Center of the Earth' (1864), and 'Around the World in Eighty Days' (1873). These seminal works epitomize Verne's imaginative storytelling and his innovative use of the novel format to speculate about futuristic technologies and undiscovered landscapes. His work not only entertains but also encourages scientific curiosity and the exploration of the unknown. Verne's masterful blend of in-depth research, high adventure, and educational dialogue has made him one of the most translated authors in history and a cornerstone in literature classes worldwide.
Genre: Sprache - Englisch
Umfang: 9581 Seiten
Größe: 25,0 MB
Veröffentlichung: 15. November 2023