Charles Kingsley

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The much revered priest, university professor, historian and novelist, Charles Kingsley produced a diverse body of works.  Famous novels such as THE WATER-BABIES and WESTWARD HO! are now celebrated for their powerful use of descriptive language and their impassioned concern for social reform.  This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works of Charles Kingsley, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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Description

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Kingsley’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts
* ALL 8 novels, with individual contents tables
* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Famous works such as THE WATER-BABIES are fully illustrated with their original artwork
* Features the rare unfinished novel THE TUTOR’S STORY, which was completed by Kingsley’s daughter, appearing here for the first time in digital publishing
* Includes the short stories, play and poetry
* Also includes Kingsley’s sermons and non-fiction – spend hours exploring the author’s scholarly works
* Special criticism section, with six essays by critics like Henry James and Andrew Lang, evaluating Kingsley’s contribution to literature
* Features a bonus biography – discover Kingsley’s literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Novels
ALTON LOCKE
YEAST, A PROBLEM
HYPATIA
WESTWARD HO!
TWO YEARS AGO
THE WATER-BABIES
HEREWARD THE WAKE: “LAST OF THE ENGLISH”
THE TUTOR’S STORY

The Short Story Collections
THE HEROES, OR GREEK FAIRY TALES FOR MY CHILDREN
THE HERMITS
PROSE IDYLLS, NEW AND OLD

The Play
THE SAINT’S TRAGEDY

The Poetry
INTRODUCTION TO KINGSLEY’S POETRY
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Sermons
INTRODUCTION TO KINGSLEY’S SERMONS
WHAT, THEN, DOES DR. NEWMAN MEAN’
APOLOGIA PRO VITA SUA by John Henry Newman
ALL SAINTS’ DAY AND OTHER SERMONS
OUT OF THE DEEP: WORDS FOR THE SORROWFUL
TRUE WORDS FOR BRAVE MEN
TWENTY-FIVE VILLAGE SERMONS
SERMONS ON NATIONAL SUBJECTS
SERMONS FOR THE TIMES
THE GOOD NEWS OF GOD
TOWN AND COUNTRY SERMONS
SERMONS ON THE PENTATEUCH
DAVID AND OTHER SERMONS
THE WATER OF LIFE AND OTHER SERMONS
DISCIPLINE AND OTHER SERMONS
WESTMINSTER SERMONS

The Non-Fiction
CHEAP CLOTHES AND NASTY
PHAETON, OR LOOSE THOUGHTS FOR LOOSE THINKERS
GLAUCUS, OR THE WONDERS OF THE SHORE
ALEXANDRIA AND HER SCHOOLS
THE ROMAN AND THE TEUTON
THE ANCIENT RÉGIME
MADAM HOW AND LADY WHY
AT LAST: A CHRISTMAS IN THE WEST INDIES
TOWN GEOLOGY
DAILY THOUGHTS: SELECTED FROM THE WRITINGS OF CHARLES KINGSLEY BY HIS WIFE
FROUDE’S HISTORY OF ENGLAND
HEALTH AND EDUCATION
HISTORICAL LECTURES AND ESSAYS
LECTURES DELIVERED IN AMERICA IN 1874
LITERARY AND GENERAL LECTURES AND ESSAYS
PLAYS AND PURITANS
SANITARY AND SOCIAL LECTURES AND ESSAYS
SCIENTIFIC ESSAYS AND LECTURES
SIR WALTER RALEIGH AND HIS TIME
TRUE WORDS FOR BRAVE MEN
WOMEN AND POLITICS

The Criticism
CHARLES KINGSLEY by Andrew Lang
CHARLES KINGSLEY by Frederic Harrison
Extract from ‘THE VICTORIAN AGE IN LITERATURE’ by G. K. Chesterton
Extract from ‘THE SOUL OF MAN UNDER SOCIALISM’ by Oscar Wilde
REVIEW OF KINGSLEY’S “HEREWARD” by Henry James
THE NOBLE SCHOOL OF FICTION by Henry James

The Biography
CHARLES KINGSLEY by George Henry Blore

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