How does Dickens' representation of Scrooge respond to the rise of the class system in Victorian England?
A Writer of Christmas's Past
Christmas was Dickens's favorite celebratory time and this is reflected in the plethora of Christmas stories and books he published. In addition to A Christmas Carol (1843), Dickens published the following Christmas stories separately, then collected them into a single volume in 1852: The Chimes (1844), The Cricket On The Hearth (1845), The Battle of Life (1846) and The Haunted Man (1848).
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Dickens' representation of Scrooge, his most recognized character, responds to the rapidly transforming landscape of Victorian England in 1843, when...
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This lesson provides an overview of 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens. You'll learn about the author, his background, and how he came to write the book. You'll also examine the book's historical context and its place in the world today.