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Author Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870, author.

Title A Christmas carol, and other Christmas writings / Charles Dickens ; with introduction and notes by Michael Slater.

Publication Info. London : Penguin Books, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    DICKENS,CHA    DUE 12-03-21
Description xxxvii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Penguin classics
Penguin classics.
Summary In addition to "A Christmas Carol", "The Haunted Man" and a short story from the Pickwick Papers that was the basis for "A Christmas Carol", several of the author's shorter stories celebrating the season, are included. Additionally the editor discusses Dickens' influence on how we celebrate the season, and an appendix on Dickens' use of The Arabian Nights, plus a further reading list and notes.
Contents Christmas festivities -- The story of the goblins who stole a sexton -- A Christmas episode from Master Humphrey's clock -- A Christmas carol -- The haunted man and the ghost's bargain -- A Christmas tree -- What Christmas is, as we grow older -- The seven poor travellers -- Appendix I: Dickens's Prefaces to collected editions of "The Christmas Books" -- Appendix II: Dickens's descriptive headlines for "A Christmas Carol" and "The Haunted Man" -- Appendix III: Dickens and "The Arabian Nights."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Christmas stories, English.
Christmas -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Christmas -- Fiction. (local)55228
Ghost stories. (local)55227
Added Author Slater, Michael, writer of supplementary textual content.
ISBN 0140439056 (paperback)
9780140439052 (paperback)
Standard No. 99807135088

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