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A Literary Christmas: An Anthology



For as long as Christmas has been celebrated, poets and writers have sought to explore every aspect of it, whether the story of the Nativity or the festive traditions that have grown up over the centuries. A Literary Christmas is a seasonal anthology that collects poems, short stories and prose extracts by some of the greatest poets and writers in the English language. Like Charles Dickens’s ghosts of Christmas past and present, these texts are representative of times old and new – from John…

A Literary Christmas

ISBN 10 : 0712356134
ISBN 13 : 9780712356138

From its very origins--as a story in a holy book--Christmas has been celebrated in words. Poets and writers of all sorts, and from all over, have honored the season with their pens..


Writing New York

ISBN 10 : 9780671042356
ISBN 13 : 0671042351

Presents a literary portrait of the city of New York through the eyes of more than a hundred writers, from Washington Irving to Oscar Hijuelos...


A Literary Christmas

ISBN 10 : 0871135833
ISBN 13 : 9780871135834

Throughout the centuries, many authors have graced readers with their literary visions of Christmas. This collection features stories by Anne Beattie, Raymond Carver, Italo Calvino..


Christmas Stories

ISBN 10 : 0307267172
ISBN 13 : 9780307267177

A holiday anthology of literary short fiction celebrates Christmas with a collection that includes Elizabeth Bowen's "Green Holly," "Dancing Dan's Christmas" by Damon Runyon, "A Ch..


London

ISBN 10 : 0712357408
ISBN 13 : 9780712357401

"There's nowhere like London really you know," says Ginger in Evelyn Waugh's Vile Bodies. From the innumerable books written about London or set in the city, it would seem countles..


Christmas Poems

ISBN 10 : 1900564130
ISBN 13 : 9781900564137

U.A. Fanthorpe's Christmas Poems gathers together the poems she wrote and sent to friends as Christmas cards from 1974 to 2002. Now readers can enjoy Fanthorpe's yearly output in i..


Rotten English

ISBN 10 : 0393329607
ISBN 13 : 9780393329605

An international anthology of fiction and poetry written in vernacular English traces how dialect literature has evolved throughout the past two centuries, in a collection that inc..


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