Why Scrooge is an anti-capitalist hero, bravely resisting the commercialisation of Christmas

Clayton, Owen (2014) Why Scrooge is an anti-capitalist hero, bravely resisting the commercialisation of Christmas. New Statesman . ISSN 1364-7431

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Abstract

This is a tongue-in-cheek article, written for Xmas 2014. It makes a case (with deliberate exaggeration) that Scrooge is really the hero of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol (1843).

Keywords:A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens, The New Statesman, Capitalism, Climate Change, Global Warming, Naomi Klein, Scrooge, NotOAChecked
Subjects:Q Linguistics, Classics and related subjects > Q310 English Language
Divisions:College of Arts > School of English & Journalism > School of English & Journalism (English)
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Deposited On:04 Jan 2015 12:22

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