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Author: Fred Guida
Publisher: McFarland
Release Date: 1999-11-01
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Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
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Book by Fred Guida, A Christmas Carol And Its Adaptations Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download A Christmas Carol And Its Adaptations books, 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 Includes 25 previously unpublished photos as well as analysis of previously undocumented productions.




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Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher:
Release Date: 2010
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Author: Gary Owen
Publisher: A&C Black
Release Date: 2010-04-20
Size: 20.10 MB
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Category : Drama
Languages : en
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Book by Gary Owen, A Christmas Carol Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download A Christmas Carol books, The traditional Christmas classic novel by Charles Dickens adapted for the stage by award-winning playwright Gary Owen. Tucked up in his old, decaying house on a cold Christmas Eve, lonely, curmudgeonly Scrooge hears the rattle of chains and strange wailing noises: it's the ghost of his old business partner, Marley, come to warn Scrooge that if he doesn't change his ways, he will suffer a terrible fate. Whilst Scrooge meets the three Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future, he must learn to embrace the true spirit of Christmas before it's too late. Gary Owen's adaptation translates the novel's narrative fluently and portrays the Dickensian caricatures with flair and fun but not crudeness. Whilst translating the novel for the stage, he also refreshes the 1843 morality tale of ghosts, poverty, avarice and the redemptive power of compassion for a 21st century audience.




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Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Google Play Books
Release Date: 1906
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Category : Religion
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Book by Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol In Prose Being A Ghost Story Of Christmas Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download A Christmas Carol In Prose Being A Ghost Story Of Christmas books, “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.




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Author: Volker Lorenz
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
Release Date: 2008-06
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Book by Volker Lorenz, Charles Dickens S A Christmas Carol In Prose As The Basis Of An Instructional Unit Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Charles Dickens S A Christmas Carol In Prose As The Basis Of An Instructional Unit books, Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject English - Pedagogy, Didactics, Literature Studies, grade: 1,7, http: //www.uni-jena.de/ (Institut fur Anglistik/Amerikanistik), course: Literaturvermittlung im Englischunterricht, language: English, abstract: While the traditional use of literature at schools usually relies on interpretation and the existence of a 'correct' way of interpreting the text, more recent theories like the aesthetics of reception focus on the dynamic interaction between the text and its readers, aiming at a type of aesthetic reading. Charles Dickens's novel of the miser Ebenezer Scrooge being visited by the three ghosts of Christmas and turning over to a new leaf is probably one of the best-known English novels; it is alluded to in many other pieces of literature, in films and even comics. This, banal as it may be, is already the first reason for choosing A Christmas Carol as a topic, since all the gags and allusions elsewhere would not be understood without some knowledge of Dickens's novel. Reading experiences also play an important role when it comes to motivation: other classic novels by Dickens like Oliver Twist, Great Expectations or David Copperfield, or their film adaptations may serve as a motivation for reading A Christmas Carol, or vice versa. Finally, apart from conveying a moral message, Dickens's story also portraits the Victorian age of Britain and its nuisances as vivid as only few other novels, which stays in mind far better than only hearing a report."




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Author: Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Release Date: 2006-09-13
Size: 10.84 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Literary Collections
Languages : en
Pages : 496
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Book by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, A Christmas Carol And Other Christmas Books Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download A Christmas Carol And Other Christmas Books books, '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.




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Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date: 2014-04-22
Size: 30.62 MB
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 248
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Book by Charles Dickens, Charles Dickens Adapted By Neil Bartlett Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Charles Dickens Adapted By Neil Bartlett books, Using only Charles Dickens’ extraordinary words and a chameleon ensemble of actors, Neil Bartlett's powerful stage versions of Dickens have gathered wide critical acclaim. This collection includes: Great Expectations: From its opening image of little Pip, alone on the windswept marshes, to the haunted darkness of mad Miss Haversham's cobweb-strewn lair, this adaptation takes its audience on a journey right to the heart of Dickens’ great exploration of childhood terrors and hopes – and of adult dreams and regrets. This version was recently directed by Bartlett himself to great acclaim at the Bristol Old Vic. A Christmas Carol: 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, and has profoundly influenced our attitude towards the season. Oliver Twist: Bartlett’s powerful version of Oliver Twist brings the dark underbelly of nineteenth-century London back to bold theatrical life. The unforgettable characters inhabit a world filled with images of danger and fear, innocence and hope; a world seen through the eyes of an astonished child. Between them, these adaptations have had over a hundred productions. They have been widely performed by schools, universities and community theatre groups throughout the English-speaking world and theatres that have produced them include London’s Lyric Hammersmith, the Bristol Old Vic, the Southwark Playhouse, the Glasgow Citizens, the American Repertory Theatre in Boston and the La Jolla Playhouse (USA).




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Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Penguin
Release Date: 2011-12-06
Size: 55.31 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 224
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Book by Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol And Other Christmas Stories Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download A Christmas Carol And Other Christmas Stories books, A delightful holiday collection that includes “A Christmas Carol” and other classic Charles Dickens Christmas stories. As much a part of Christmas as mistletoe and carolers, Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” was once read publicly on Christmas Eve each year by Dickens himself. This heartwarming tale continues to stir in us the same feelings of repentance, forgiveness, and love that transformed Ebenezer Scrooge from grumbling, “Bah! Humbug!” to sharing Tiny Tim's happy “God bless us, every one!” Dickens’s other Christmas stories prove as rich as his most famous. “A Christmas Tree” describes a Victorian Christmas as seen through a child’s delighted eyes. “Christmas Dinner” celebrates the reunion of a divided family, while the Christmas chapters from The Pickwick Papers move from the exhilaration of a Christmas wedding to a shivery ghost story that foreshadows the spirits seen by Scrooge. Warmly nostalgic and beautifully written, the Christmas stories of Charles Dickens deserve a very special place in our memories and our hearts.




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A Christmas Carol PDF
Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: ABDO
Release Date: 2010-09
Size: 13.10 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Languages : en
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Book by Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download A Christmas Carol books, In Charles Dickens¿s classic tale of redemption, Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly old man with no Christmas spirit. All that changes after he is visited by four ghosts on Christmas Eve and shown how his past, present, and future are affected by his actions. Young readers can follow the tale of love, wealth, and holiday spirit in the Calico Illustrated Classics adaptation of Dickens¿s A Christmas Carol.




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