Cover of: The Annotated Christmas Carol | Charles Dickens ; illustrated by John Leech ; edited with an introduction, notes, and bibliography by Michael Patrick Hearn.

Contributors

  • Illustrator
    John Leech
  • Editor
    Michael Patrick Hearn
  • Introduction
    Michael Patrick Hearn
  • Notes by
    Michael Patrick Hearn
  • Book Designer
    JAM Design

About the Book

An allegorical novella descibing the rehabilitation of bitter, miserly businessman Ebenezer Scrooge. The reader is witness to his transformation as Scrooge is shown the error of his ways by the ghost of former partner Jacob Marley and the spirits of Christmas past, present and future. The first of the Christmas books (Dickens released one a year from 1843–1847) it became an instant hit.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
Introduction to *The Annotated Christmas Carol* xiii
*A Christmas Carol in Prose* (1843) 3
Preface 5
Stave One Marley's Ghost 7
Stave Two The First of the Three Spirits 49
Stave Three The Second of the Three Spirits 79
Stave Four The Last of the Spirits 126
Stave Five The End of It 149
Appendix 163
Introduction to *A Christmas Carol. In Four Staves.* 163
*A Christmas Carol. In Four Staves.* (1867) 213
Stave One Marley's Ghost 213
Stave Two The First of the Three Spirits 226
Stave Three The Second of the Three Spirits 233
Stave Four The Last of the Spirits 245
Bibliography 257

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-266).

Genre
Fiction
Copyright Date
2004, 1976 by Michael Patrick Hearn

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
823/.8
Library of Congress
PR4572 .C68 2004

The Physical Object

Pagination
cxiv, 266 p. :
Number of pages
266

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23274335M
Internet Archive
annotatedchristm00dick
ISBN 10
0393051587
LC Control Number
2003044493
Library Thing
5161186
Goodreads
5330
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