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Charles Dickens and the Making of a Christmas Carol By Michael Norris,

  • Title: Charles Dickens and the Making of a Christmas Carol
  • Author: Michael Norris
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 201
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • When first published in December of 1843, Charles Dickens s A CHRISTMAS CAROL was hailed instantly as a masterpiece Since that time, the work has never been out of print The book has been translated into dozens of languages, adapted into countless stage and film versions, and even made into operas and ballets In this beautifully illustrated and penetrating 10,000 word sWhen first published in December of 1843, Charles Dickens s A CHRISTMAS CAROL was hailed instantly as a masterpiece Since that time, the work has never been out of print The book has been translated into dozens of languages, adapted into countless stage and film versions, and even made into operas and ballets In this beautifully illustrated and penetrating 10,000 word study, Michael Norris tells the complete story behind Dickens s crafting of the tale William Makepeace Thackeray once praised as nothing less than a national benefit Norris dives deep into his topic to discover the altruistic angels and monetary demons which drove Dickens, the public debates and rancor which informed him, and the terrible childhood memories which both haunted and inspired him Perhaps most importantly, he shows exactly why George Orwell applauded Dickens as a subversive writer, a radical, one might truthfully say a rebel as demonstrated in the CAROL and other works Norris as well surveys and introduces Dickens s four subsequent Christmas books THE CHIMES, THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH, THE BATTLE OF LIFE and THE HAUNTED MAN AND THE GHOST S BARGAIN Additionally, he uses first hand accounts to vividly portray Dickens as a reader and performer of the Carol.
    Charles Dickens and the Making of a Christmas Carol When first published in December of Charles Dickens s A CHRISTMAS CAROL was hailed instantly as a masterpiece Since that time the work has never been out of print The book has been translated i

    One thought on “Charles Dickens and the Making of a Christmas Carol”

    1. A nice overview of Dickens and one of his most famous stories The look also includes a discussion about other Christmas works by Dickens as well as performances of the story There really isn t anything new here, if you are familiar with Dickens, but the style is engaging and Norris does seem to love his subject In short, if you like Dickens and have a Kindle, you might want to check this out You can t beat the price.

    2. I really enjoyed learning about the creation of A Christmas Carol This book really explained the history and reasons behind the writing of the book or, as the book refers to it, The Carol.

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