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Happy Birthday, Scrooge!

This month marks the 175th anniversary of the publication of A Christmas Carol. Edward Guiliano, co-editor of Dickens Studies Annual: Essays on Victorian Fiction, explains how A Christmas Carol was received by its Victorian audience, and its lasting influence today on Tumblr:

“Dickens’s contemporaries were remarkably prompt in recognizing its [A Christmas Carol’s] outstanding merits and reviewers were making extraordinarily high claims for it. This was a carol that would be ‘heard and remembered a hundred Christmases to come,’ one reviewer rightly foretold. . .” (more)

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Don Quixote of La Mancha

Don Quixote of La Mancha

Miguel de Cervantes, Adapted by Ilan Stavans, and Illustrated by Roberto Weil

The Wall Street Journal calls Don Quixote of la Mancha by Ilan Stavans and Roberto Weil a “rambunctious homage.”

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