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Complete Works of Charles Kingsley (Illustrated)

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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) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Kingsley's life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * ALL 9 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 Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles 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 HERMITS THE TUTOR’S STORY The Short Story Collections THE HEROES, OR GREEK FAIRY TALES FOR MY CHILDREN 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 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 Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles

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