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Why should you read Charles Dickens? – Iseult Gillespie via Ted-Ed [Video]

View full lesson The starving orphan seeking a second helping of gruel. The spinster wasting away in her tattered wedding dress. The stone-hearted miser plagued by the ghost of Christmas past. More than a century after his death, these remain … Continue reading

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Home School: Film Adaptations of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol via Gresham College on YouTube

How do the different film versions of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol reflect the politics and culture of their own particular times? A lecture by Dr Christine L. Corton, Wolfson College Cambridge10 December 2019 6PM GMT A Christmas Carol (1843) … Continue reading

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Christmas Past – 4 in a series – A Christmas Carol (1947), Performed by Lionel Barrymore; Richard Hale [Audio]

Christmas Past – 4 in a series – A Christmas Carol (1947), Performed by Lionel Barrymore; Richard Hale Play and Download This Recording  from the Internet Archive “Of all the roles I’ve done, the one I’d like best to be … Continue reading

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My Favorite Quotes from A Christmas Carol #36 – The only emotion that the Ghost could show him, caused by the event, was one of pleasure.

  “If there is any person in the town who feels emotion caused by this man’s death,” said Scrooge, quite agonised, “show that person to me, Spirit! I beseech you.” The only emotion that the Ghost could show him, caused … Continue reading

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