Eine Weihnachtsgeschichte

A Christmas Carol

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3958704050

Category: Fiction

Page: 136

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Charles John Huffam Dickens, (1812-1870) war ein englischer Schriftsteller. Zu seinen bekanntesten Werken gehören "David Copperfield", "Eine Geschichte aus zwei Städten", "Eine Weihnachtsgeschichte" (englisch "A Christmas Carol") und "Oliver Twist". Der alte Ebenezer Scrooge ist ein hartherziger Geizkragen. Für bedürftige Mitmenschen hat er nur Verachtung übrig, Weihnachten hält er für Geld- und Zeitverschwendung. Am Heiligen Abend erscheint ihm plötzlich der Geist seines verstorbenen Geschäftspartners Marley, der zu Lebzeiten noch geiziger als Scrooge war. Er ist an eine lange, schwere Eisenkette gefesselt und will Scrooge vor demselben Schicksal bewahren ...

A Christmas Carol

A Play

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Author: Guy Williams

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780174325475

Category:

Page: 72

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A play written by Guy Williams based on the classic story written by Charles Dickens.

A Christmas Carol: the Original Manuscript

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Author: Charles Dickens,John Leech,Pierpont Morgan Library

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486209807

Category: Fiction

Page: 142

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An abridgment of the classic story with all the characters depicted as animals.

A Christmas Carol

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Christmas stories

Page: 100

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Everyone is familiar with this classic Christmas story. Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly, unpleasant man who despises Christmas and overworks his clerk Bob Cratchit. As he prepares for another Christmas Eve without celebration, Scrooge is greeted by his dead business partner, Jacob Marley who warns him that his greed will not go unpunished. At first, Scrooge doesn't heed Marley's warning, but soon he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Christmas Yet to Come. He is made to face his cruel nature, and to consider whether he should change his ways. This is a free digital copy of a book that has been carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. To make this print edition available as an ebook, we have extracted the text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology and submitted it to a review process to ensure its accuracy and legibility across different screen sizes and devices. Google is proud to partner with libraries to make this book available to readers everywhere.

Weihnachten in 'A Christmas Carol'

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Author: Holger Kiesow

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3638774104

Category:

Page: 28

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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2004 im Fachbereich Anglistik - Literatur, Note: 1,0, Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen (Englisches Seminar), Veranstaltung: Charles Dickens, Ausgewahlte Werke, 5 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Das Weihnachtsfest am 25. Dezember wird seit 336 nach Christus in Europa gefeiert, um der Geburt Jesu Christi zu gedenken. In Charles Dickens Roman "A Christmas Carol" werden diverse Feste anlasslich dieses Feiertages beschrieben, auf die in dieser Veroffentlichung eingegangen wird. Hauptgegenstand ist somit, die einzelnen Feste miteinander in Beziehung zu setzen und ihre Wirkung auf den Leser zu betrachten. Unter anderem werden dabei Scrooges Ansichten und die seines Neffen uber Weihnachten gegenuber gestellt sowie die drei Weihnachtsgeister berucksichtigt, da Weihnachten in der viktorianischen Epoche oft mit Geistern assoziiert wurde. Zudem soll die Veroffentlichung noch kurz auf die Beeinflussung des Romans "A Christmas Carol" auf das Weihnachtsfest im 19. Jahrhundert in England eingehen."

A Christmas Carol - Spotlight Edition

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Prestwick House Inc

ISBN: 9781580495516

Category:

Page: 102

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An annotated adaptation of Dickens' Classic Christmas tale. Each Spotlight Edition maintains the rich integrity of the original work while adapting the language to be more accessible to the average reader.In addition to providing a more readable text, Prestwick House Spotlight Editions are enhabced, providing readers with thoughtful guided reading questions and margin notes to help navigate trhe text; suggestions for thought and discussion; research opportunities for richer understanding of the text and its contexts; and suggested writing activities to foster deeper thinking.

A Christmas Carol in Bethlehem

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Author: Anna Laura Page,Jean Anne Shafferman

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 9781457420184

Category: Music

Page: 48

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A Christmas Carol in Bethlehem is an adaptation of Dickens' classic 19th century English tale that places Scrooge in Bethlehem at the birth of Christ. Obsessed with making money, the Innkeeper Scrooge has no room in his heart for humanity, and no room in the inn for Mary and Joseph! Through an inventive blend of scriptural narrative, story development and traditional English carols and hymns, this program conveys with great warmth and charm the promise of salvation for all through the birth of Emmanuel, God with us. A timeless classic, certain to be a popular favorite, flexible and easy to teach, in the tradition of The Living Créche. Approximately 30 minutes.

A Christmas Carol

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698170911

Category: Fiction

Page: 144

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One of five beloved Christmas classics First published on December 19, 1843, A Christmas Carol was an instant classic: Londoners thronged to hear Dickens read it in person and bought out the first printing in days. Its reception was so ecstatic that it is credited with helping to revive interest among the Victorians in Christmas traditions, including caroling and holiday cards, as well as inciting an unexpected wave of charitable giving from Britain’s Industrial Age robber barons. Originally conceived as a pamphlet against exploitative capitalism before taking its current form, it has inspired dozens of theatrical and movie adaptions, and its characters, from Scrooge to Tiny Tim, are forever inscribed in our hearts and minds. Penguin Christmas Classics Give the gift of literature this Christmas. Penguin Christmas Classics honor the power of literature to keep on giving through the ages. The five volumes in the series are not only our most beloved Christmas tales, they also have given us much of what we love about the holiday itself. A Christmas Carol revived in Victorian England such Christmas hallmarks as the Christmas tree, holiday cards, and caroling. The Yuletide yarns of Anthony Trollope popularized throughout the British Empire and around the world the trappings of Christmas in London. The holiday tales of Louisa May Alcott shaped the ideal of an American Christmas. The Night Before Christmas brought forth some of our earliest Christmas traditions as passed down through folk tales. And The Nutcracker inspired the most famous ballet in history, one seen by millions in the twilight of every year. Collect all five Penguin Christmas Classics: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Christmas at Thompson Hall: And Other Christmas Stories by Anthony Trollope A Merry Christmas: And Other Christmas Stories by Louisa May Alcott The Night Before Christmas by Nikolai Gogol The Nutcracker by E. T. A. Hoffmann

A Christmas Carol in Prose

Being a Ghost Story of Christmas

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Christmas stories

Page: 166

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A Christmas carol in prose, being a ghost story of Christmas

With original art and narration by Jon Langford

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Google Play Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Christmas stories

Page: 140

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“A national benefit and to every man or woman who reads it, a personal kindness.” --William Makepeace Thackeray The Western world typically thinks of Christmas as having a singular origin, away in a manger, but when you look at how the holiday is celebrated today, it’s hard to see a more powerful progenitor than Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol. First published on December 17, 1843 as a novella, the story bestowed on Christmas its rich and complicated social character. Ebenezer’s epic Christmas Eve illustrates both the joy to be found in friends, family, and festive gatherings... and the dangers of letting such happiness and privilege blind you to the lives of the less fortunate. The story is a product of its time, a response to the ills of Victorian-era industrialization and the desire for tradition, but you only need to look at how varied the adaptations of A Christmas Carol have become--on stage, in film, and in song--to know that it is truly timeless. This exclusive edition of A Christmas Carol in Prose: Being a Ghost Story of Christmas is one adaptation not to miss. It is a scanned volume of the original novella--complete with original spooky title--enhanced with new illustrations and narration by artist and musician Jon Langford. Here Langford imagines the story as a stage production put on by a small West Yorkshire theater in 1916. Download it for free to see--and hear--each of the four ghosts as an early 20th century audience might have.

A Christmas Carol Coloring Book

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Author: Charles Dickens,Coloring Books,Marty Noble

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486405636

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Engaging version of the popular holiday tale invites colorists of all ages to bring to life the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, the grasping old miser whose life is forever changed by three ghostly visitors on Christmas Eve. Dickens' own specially abridged reading text accompanies 21 captivating, ready-to-color scenes.

Fairy Tale Elements in Charles Dickens ́s "A Christmas Carol" and "Great Expectations"

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Author: Franz Kröber

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3656136912

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 7

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Essay from the year 2011 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, University of Kent (School of English), course: Charles Dickens and Victorian England, language: English, abstract: Obwohl sich Charles Dickens zu Lebzeiten vehement gegen die Verfremdung von Märchen aussprach, enthalten seine eigenen Werke eine Vielzahl an Elementen aus jenem Genre. In "A Christmas Carol" dominieren diese Motive Elemente des Rationalen und machen die Erzählung somit zu einer Ghost Story, während Märchenelemente in "Great Expectations" in ihrer Funktion oder ihrer Erscheinung so verkehrt sind, dass sie den ironischen Fall des Protagonisten Pip vorrausdeuten. Nach einer kurzen Nennung der für dieses Essay wichtigen Merkmale von Märchen wird hier Dickens Verwendung von Märchenmotiven in "A Christmas Carol" und "Great Expectations" untersucht und verglichen.

A Guide for Using a Christmas Carol in the Classroom

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Author: Judith DeLeo Augustine

Publisher: Teacher Created Resources

ISBN: 1557344345

Category: Education

Page: 48

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This book has literature activities that correlate with the book A "Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens.

A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Books

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Author: Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780191578588

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 496

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'What was merry Christmas to Scrooge? Out upon merry Christmas! What good had it ever done to him?' Ebenezer Scrooge is a bad-tempered skinflint who hates Christmas and all it stands for, but a ghostly visitor foretells three apparitions who will thaw Scrooge's frozen heart. A Christmas Carol has gripped the public imagination since it was first published in 1843, and it is now as much a part of Christmas as mistletoe or plum pudding. This edition reprints the story alongside Dickens's four other Christmas Books: The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, and The Haunted Man. All five stories show Dickens at his unpredictable best, jumbling together comedy and melodrama, genial romance and urgent social satire, in pursuit of his aim 'to awaken some loving and forbearing thoughts, never out of season in a Christian land'. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141934735

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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Penguin Classics e-books give you the best possible editions of Charles Dickens's novels, including all the original illustrations, useful and informative introductions, the definitive, accurate text as it was meant to be published, a chronology of Dickens's life and notes that fill in the background to the book. Dickens's story of solitary miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who is taught the true meaning of Christmas by a series of ghostly visitors, has proved one of his most well-loved works. Ever since it was published in 1843 it has had an enduring influence on the way we think about the traditions of Christmas. Dickens's other Christmas writings collected here include 'The Story of the Goblins who Stole a Sexton', the short story from The Pickwick Papers on which A Christmas Carol was based; The Haunted Man, a tale of a man tormented by painful memories; along with shorter pieces, some drawn from the 'Christmas Stories' that Dickens wrote annually for his weekly journals. In all of them Dickens celebrates the season as one of geniality, charity and remembrance.

A Christmas Carol & Two Other Christmas Books

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Collector's Library

ISBN: 9781904633693

Category: Fiction

Page: 364

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Many Christmas stories have been written through the years, but none has become as much a part of the holiday landscape as A Christmas Carol— or produced a character to match the extraordinary Ebenezer Scrooge. His terrifying encounters with the spirits of Christmases Past, Present, and Future, and the amazing transformation he undergoes during that one evening, has the power to melt the hardest heart. Dickens' inspiring and popular tale of redemption is a delight to read again and again. The world's greatest works of literature are now available in these beautiful keepsake volumes. Bound in real cloth, and featuring gilt edges and ribbon markers, these beautifully produced books are a wonderful way to build a handsome library of classic literature. These are the essential novels that belong in every home. They'll transport readers to imaginary worlds and provide excitement, entertainment, and enlightenment for years to come. All of these novels feature attractive illustrations and have an unequalled period feel that will grace the library, the bedside table or bureau.

A Christmas Carol and Other Stories

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Modern Library

ISBN: 0679641319

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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An immediate bestseller when it was first published in December 1843, A Christmas Carol has endured ever since as a perennial Yuletide favorite. Charles Dickens's beloved tale about the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge--who comes to know the meaning of kindness, charity, and goodwill through a haunting Christmas Eve encounter with four ghosts--is a heartwarming celebration of the spirit of Christmas. 'Whether the Christmas visions would or would not convert Scrooge, they convert us,' wrote G. K. Chesterton. 'The story sings from end to end like a happy man going home.' The Modern Library edition also presents two more of Dickens's popular Christmas stories, The Chimes and The Haunted Man, Dickens's last Christmas tale, which features one of his greatest comic families, the Tetterbys. With an introduction by John Irving.

A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations

A Critical Examination of Dickens's Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television

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Author: Fred Guida

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786428406

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 276

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This book examines the original writing of the story, including its political, economic, and historical context. The major interpretations are analyzed within their various media: stage, magic lantern shows, silent film, talkies, and television. A complete annotated filmography is included, with commentary on each version's loyalty to the original text. Includes 25 previously unpublished photos as well as analysis of previously undocumented productions.

A Christmas Carol

A Ghost Story of Christmas

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Author: Michael Wilson,Charles Dickens

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822223115

Category: Drama

Page: 59

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THE STORY: This theatrical and spirited version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL puts the phantasmagoric qualities of Charles Dickens' classic tale center stage. A swirling, dancing chorus of ghosts that weave through this uplifting holiday story of redemption