Edited by Cynthia Brantley Johnson, this enriched classic edition of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol offers readers the opportunity to read this great classic at an affordable price. Its helpful notes and insightful commentary along with discussion questions helps readers to better enjoy this tale of Eberneezer Scrooge who eventually learns the true meaning of Christmas. Mass paperback edition.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 208 Vendor: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 2007 Dimensions: 6.75 X 4.19 (inches)
ISBN: 1416534784 ISBN-13: 9781416534785 Availability: In Stock Series:Enriched Classics
ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP
The story of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, and the ghosts who show him the true spirit of Christmas.
THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information A chronology of the author's life and work A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context An outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader's own interpretations Detailed explanatory notes Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience
Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.
SERIES EDITED BY CYNTHIA BRANTLEY JOHNSON
Charles Dickens (1821-1870) used his fiction to criticize the injustices of his time, especially the brutal treatment of the poor. He is also the author of Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations. He was born in Portsmouth, England.