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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* 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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