Christmas Poems & Carols - Premium Collection

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Sprache - Englisch

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Robert Louis Stevenson's contribution to the 'Christmas Poems & Carols - Premium Collection' is a treasure trove of the festive season's literary heritage, gathered to reflect the rich tapestry of Yuletide traditions. This compilation not only showcases Stevenson's 'Christmas at Sea' but is also emboldened by the creations of venerable poets such as Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Milton, and Emily Dickinson. Illustrated to enhance the reader's experience, this anthology is curated with a functional and detailed table of contents, fostering an accessible journey through various eras and styles. The volume captures the essence and diversity of Christmas sentiments, with verses ranging from celebratory carols to reflective musings on the holiday's profound meanings, embodying a fusion of joy, nostalgia, and spiritual introspection within its literary context.
Stevenson, a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, is celebrated for his vivid imagination and mastery of the adventure and horror genres. His contribution to this collection echoes the universality of Christmas emotions and experiences. The knowledge that Stevenson himself spent time in exotic locales and distant seas imbues his 'Christmas at Sea' with authenticity and a poignant sense of distance during the holiday season. Stevenson's works often explore themes of complex human emotions, and his Christmas poem is no exception, encapsulating the bittersweet juxtaposition of adventure and the longing for home and tradition.
Tailored for those who cherish the Christmas spirit, this anthology will delight readers who seek to immerse themselves in the holiday's literary celebrations. Its inclusion of prominent poets' works alongside Stevenson's poignant reflection on the season offers an expansive view of Christmas through the prism of poetry. The anthology is recommended not only for its seasonal charm but also for its representation of literary prowess, making it a perfect companion for contemplative evenings by the fireside. Readers of all ages can embrace the timeless appeal of these Christmas poems and carols, revealing the enduring magic of the season through the power of words.

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Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was a distinguished Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer known for his imaginative craft and masterful storytelling. Born in Edinburgh, Stevenson was initially trained to follow the family tradition in lighthouse engineering, but his keen interest in literature led him to pursue writing as his life's work. His literary contributions span various genres, including adventure fiction, horror, and lyrical poetry, making him one of the most versatile writers of his time. Stevenson's works are celebrated for their vivid descriptions, memorable characters, and profound psychological insights. Among his most acclaimed novels are 'Treasure Island', 'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde', 'Kidnapped', and 'The Master of Ballantrae'. His collection 'Christmas Poems & Carols - Premium Collection' is lesser-known compared to his adventure tales but is reflective of his broad literary range and his ability to capture the festive spirit in his verses. Stevenson's narrative style often intertwined romanticism with realism, revealing the complexities of human nature and the struggles between good and evil. Stevenson's impact on literature is profound, as he continues to inspire readers and writers with his timeless works and his philosophical musings on life and art (Kiely, 1987). His contributions remain particularly significant in adventure and horror genres, where his imaginative and suspenseful plots have set a high standard for subsequent literature.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 266 Seiten

Größe: 323,7 KB

ISBN: 8596547745204