The Man Who Invented Christmas: Charles Dickens & "A Christmas Carol"


Subject:
Literary Movements and Periods , Christmas , 19th Century , General Resources

Description:
This exhibit features illustrations from various editions of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," which "was officially published on December 19, 1843, and by Christmas Eve, five days later, it had already sold six thousand copies, at three shillings and sixpence each." Includes images of other Christmas-related publications from Dickens. From the University of South Carolina University Libraries, Rare Books and Special Collections.

Publisher:
The University of South Carolina

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.sc.edu/library/zellatest/dickens/dickensintro.html


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