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A Christmas carol

Author: Charles Dickens; Richard Kelly
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, 2003.
Series: Broadview literary texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.
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Genre/Form: Christmas stories
Fiction
Ghost stories
Named Person: Ebenezer Scrooge; Ebenezer Scrooge
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens; Richard Kelly
ISBN: 1551114763 9781551114767
OCLC Number: 51274488
Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Charles Dickens : a brief chronology --
A note on the text --
A Christmas Carol --
Appendix A: Reflections on Christmas --
From The Sketch Book / Washington Irving --
'A Christmas dinner' / Charles Dickens --
From the Posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club / Charles Dickens --
From The Book of Christmas / Thomas K. Hervey --
The first Christmas card / John Calcott Horsley, Sir Henry Cole --
'A Christmas tree' / Charles Dickens --
'What Christmast is, as we grow older' / Charles Dickens --
Appendix B : child labor, education, and the workhouse --
Appendix C : from letters of Charles Dickens --
Appendix D : contemporary reviews of A Christmas Carol --
Appendix E : Notable film, television, and radio adaptations of A Christmas Carol --
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Series Title: Broadview literary texts.
Responsibility: Charles Dickens ; edited by Richard Kelly.
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Emerging from Dickens's preoccupation in the early 1840s with issues of poverty, ignorance, and cruelty, this classic story of Ebeneezer Scrooge, visited by four ghosts on Christmas Eve, was first  Read more...

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