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Father's Day in Literature

Father's Day is celebrated the third Monday in June. Take a look at the representations of fathers in literature.
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The Old Man Dreams
Here's The Old Man Dreams, by Oliver Wendell Holmes.

A Father - Anton Chekhov
Read "A Father," by Anton Chekhov (1860-1904). Chekhov is well-known for his short fiction and plays, particularly "The Cherry Orchard," "The Three Sisters," and other works.

A Father's Confession - Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893)
Read "A Father's Confession," by Guy de Maupassant.

Collections for Fathers - About Dads
Fatherhood is about unconditional love, sacrifice, strength, and dependability. Fathers don't always have it very easy, as they work, teach, and watch the members of thieir family grow up. These collections offer inspirational stories about fathers and dads in literature. Read on.

Come Up from the Fields Father - Walt Whitman
Read "Come Up from the Fields Father," by Walt Whitman.

Famous Fathers in Literature
Who are the fathers in literature? What actions do they take? How does the father relate to his children and others in society? Read more about fathers in literature.

Fathers and Literature
It's always about time to celebrate what fathers have contributed to literature, both in being the writers of great works and by being the role models (both good and bad) that shaped the lives and minds of other writers who would be great.

Fathers and Literature
It's always about time to celebrate what fathers have contributed to literature, both in being the writers of great works and by being the role models (both good and bad) that shaped the lives and minds of other writers who would be great. Read on.

From a Father to His Children - Clement Clarke Moore
Read "From a Father to His Children," by Clement Clarke Moore

How to Pick a Book For Dad
It may seem that buying a book for your father is the easiest gift, but what book(s) do you pick? What would he enjoy? And what would he really read? Here are some ideas that should get you going in the right direction. Have fun shopping for your father!

Joseph's Coat Brought to His Father - Vol. 2 - Legends of the Jews - L
Read the collected works of Louis Ginzberg.

Little Boy Lost - Songs of Innocence - William Blake (1757-1827) Briti
Read "Little Boy Lost," by William Blake.

The Father - Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893)
Read "The Father," by Guy de Maupassant.

To Her Father with Some Verses - Anne Bradstreet
Read "To Her Father with Some Verses," by Anne Bradstreet.

Buy Books for Fathers
Where do you start searching for books and literature for your father? Here are some tips and pages that should give you some ideas about books and authors in the realm of Classic Literature.

What Writers Say About Fathers in Literature - Dad Quotes
Fathers have played important roles, as characters in books and leaders. They've been mad and blind (King Lear and Odysseus), heroic (Atticus), and so much more! What do writers say about fatherhood?

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