"Christmas stories" by Charles Dickens
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That is why the Christmas stories make reader to think deeply on it and gives sentimental emotions. This idea concerns another books of Charles Dickens too. That is why the novel Oliver Twist is wide-read all over the world, and lovely book of the readers.
Impression of the Christmas stories on readers was surprising. Dickens heart filled with generous feeling. Thackeray wrote You blessed everyone who read this story.
Unfortunately, Charles Dickens got less profit from the great circulation of the stories than he counted on. Edmund Wilson - Dickens Two Scrooges, in the Wound and the Bow, London, 1941. pp.
1-104 Blessed with ageless appeal, the stories of Charles Dickens were the drawing force behind the Victorian eras revival of the previously declining Yuletide tradition. Universally popular almost from the moment of publication, they are widely regarded as the catalyst that rekindled the joy of Christmas in Britain and America. Originally published in the weekly periodical Household Words, which Dickens edited until his death, these short-stories capture the very essence of Christmas as it was meant to be a joyous celebration of family and friends.
2. The differential features between Dickens and Irvings Christmas stories. Dickens, Charles is fairly considered as the first writer who invented this genre in England.
Christmas stories appeared not accidentally in Dickens creative activity. They rose completely naturally, so these stories corresponded to his inner logics of the artistic method. This condition was marked by such a penetrating historian of literature - Lois Cazamian, who subtitled the chapter about Charles Dickens as La Philosophie de Noel , in his book of English socialistic novel.
However, it does not mean that the genre of Christmas stories did not exist until Dickens in other countries, even in little bit different form. The existence and appearance of this genre in the epoch of .Скачать