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Was Charles Dickens The Man Who Invented Christmas

Was Charles Dickens The Man Who Invented Christmas?

Most notably, Washington Irving's The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, a collection of short stories and essays serialized in 1819 and 1820 which includes Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, also contains five short stories about Christmas One of the most widely read works of fiction of that era, one can[...]