The Great Short Stories of Thanksgiving

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Sprache - Englisch

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Come along on this beautiful adventure called life and celebrate its various hues and colors. In this meticulously prepared collection, we have brought to you the most beloved Thanksgiving classics: Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen (O. Henry) The Purple Dress (O. Henry) Three Thanksgivings (Charlotte Perkins Gilman) An English Dinner of Thanksgiving (George Eliot) An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving (Louisa May Alcott) Aunt Susanna's Thanksgiving Dinner (Lucy Maud Montgomery) The Genesis of the Doughnut Club (Lucy Maud Montgomery) Ezra's Thanksgivin' Out West (Eugene Field) Helen's Thanksgiving (Susan Coolidge) John Inglefield's Thanksgiving (Nathaniel Hawthorne) Thanksgiving at the Polls (Edward Everett Hale) Millionaire Mike's Thanksgiving (Eleanor H. Porter) The Thanksgiving of the Wazir (Andrew Lang) The Master of the Harvest (Mrs. Alfred Gatty) A Wolfville Thanksgiving (Alfred Henry Lewis) How We Kept Thanksgiving at Oldtown (Harriet Beecher Stowe) The Thanksgiving Party and its Consequences (Mary Jane Holmes) The Night before Thanksgiving (Sarah Orne Jewett) Miss Heck's Thanksgiving Party (Ida Hamilton Munsell)

Über den Autor

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896) was an American abolitionist and author, renowned for writing one of the most influential books in American history, 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'. Born in Litchfield, Connecticut, she was the seventh of thirteen children from a family with deep religious and philanthropic convictions. Stowe used her literary talents to expose the brutal realities of slavery, and her writing offers a profound exploration of the human condition and the societal norms of her time. While 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' remains her most famous work, Stowe's bibliography is extensive, reflecting her varied interests and commitment to social justice issues. Her lesser-known works, such as 'The Great Short Stories of Thanksgiving', underscore her versatility and ability to capture the essence of American culture and tradition through her storytelling. She wrote under the belief that literature could change public opinion and ultimately lead to reform, a theory that her writing put to the test successfully. Stowe's literary style is characterized by its vivid narratives, complex characters, and a rich emotional palette, which have together earned her a distinguished place in American letters. As an author deeply concerned with social issues, her writing was not merely for entertainment; it was also a vehicle for change, making her a seminal figure in the landscape of American literature and social activism.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 491 Seiten

Größe: 1,1 MB

ISBN: 8596547765851