"Christmas stories" by Charles Dickens
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I am constantly comparing them with living person, and living persons with them, and what a spirit there was in all he wrote . Dickens was not deceiving himself nor exaggerating, though he may have been sipping at a sweet that contained some person for him, when he spoke of that particular relation which subsists between me and the public . R.
H Horne was able to report, in 1844, that his works were as popular in Germany as in Britain, were available in French, Italian, and Dutch and some of his works are translated into Russian . Hornes information was correct and, as Professor Henry Gifford has remarked no foreign writer of that time or since ever because thoroughly domiciled in the Russian imagination . When Dickens as the rich and the articulate present their homage, but also he was international.
It is remarkable feature of English literature that it has given the world, in Shakespeare and Dickens, the two popular classic author, with whom even the greatest of writers, ancient and modern Sophocles, Dante, Molier, Goethe, the greatest novelists of France, Russian, and America - are tastes outside, or even inside, their own countries. This of course does not prove, that Dickens is necessarily a greater novelist that Balzac, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, or George Eliot only to recognize that Dickenss qualities are more readily and widely relished, and have better survived translation into other languages and presentations to other cultures. Charles Dickens pen-name was Boz .
During his lifetime, Dickens was viewed as a popular entertainer of fecund imagination, while later critics championed his mastery of prose, his endless invention of memorable characters and his powerful social sensibilities. The popularity of his novels and short stories during .Скачать