"Christmas stories" by Charles Dickens
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The adult mind doesnt as a rule find in Dickens a challenge to an unusual and sustained seriousness. In the resurgence of Dickens reputation, his essays, sketches, and articles have received attention and praise. K.
J. Fielding believes, If he were not so well known as a novelist, he might have been recognized as a great essayist. Rice, C.
M The Story of Our Mutual Friend Transcribed into Phonetic Notation from the Work of Charles Dickens Cambridge W. Heffer, 1920. pp.
152-158 Dickens as a modern novelist and all his books are modern novels. Dickens didnt know at what really point he became a novelist. The novel being a modern product is one of the few things to which we really can apply that disgusting method of thought - the method of evolution.
His Christmas stories publishing in the Household Words and All the Year Round had great fame in his time, but it doesnt mean that it is forgotten nowadays. The Christmas theme always attracted people, and the warmth, loveliness, kindliness of these stories fills everybodys heart with joy and happiness. They are translated into many languages and are read present days and I hope they will be loved by the readers many centuries.
There was painful moment somewhere about the eighties when we watched anxiously to see whether Dickens was fading form the modern world. We have watched a little longer, and with a great relief we begin to realize that it is the modern world that is fading. Now Dickens must definitely be considered in the light of the changes which his soul foresaw.
Dickens has done much he belongs to Queen Victoria as much as Addison belongs to Queen Anne, and it is not only Queen Anne dead. But Dickens, in a dark prophetic kind of way, belongs to the developments. His name comes to the tongue when we are talking of Christian Socialists or Mr.
Roosevelt or Country Council Steam Boats or Guilds of Play. Charles Dickens was a very great man, and there are many ways of testing .Скачать