How Charles Dickens redeemed the spirit of Christmas

Christmas 2018 By Richard Gunderman, Indiana University Though today regarded as the literary titan of the Victorian age, in late 1843 the 31-year-old Charles Dickens worried that his popularity was fading. His latest novel was not selling well, his finances were strained and his wife was pregnant with their fifth child. Dickens had recently visited … Continue reading How Charles Dickens redeemed the spirit of Christmas