Monday, December 23, 2019

Christmas Stories Resource Page: Literature, Film and Television

 
Charles Dickens 
 
 
 
 
 
   

Marley's Bowels of Compassion (or Lack Thereof)

The Reception of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" in Greece

Charles Dickens' "The Cricket on the Hearth"


Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Match Girl"


Russian Tales

Nikolai Gogol's "The Night Before Christmas" (1951 - Animation)

Leo Tolstoy's "Papa Panov's Special Christmas" (animation)

Russian Cartoon: "The Christmas Visit" (1959)


Greek Tales

Christmas in Greek Literature

Christ at the Castle: Papadiamantis’ Tale Captures the Genuine Spirit of Christmas

"The Gleaner: A Christmas Story" by Alexandros Papadiamantis

"The Slacker's Christmas" (Alexandros Papadiamantis)

"The Christmas Bread" (Alexandros Papadiamantis)

"The Cantankerous Man": A Christmas Story by Alexandros Moraitidis

"John the Blessed": A New Year's Eve Tale by Photios Kontoglou

"All-Bright Theophany": A Short Story by Alexandros Papadiamantis


Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde's "The Happy Prince"


Henry van Dyke

"The Story of the Other Wise Man" (1989 - Animation)

Movie: "The Fourth Wise Man" (1985)


O. Henry

O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi"


Silent Films

"Massacre of the Innocents" (a silent film from the 1910's)

 
 
Movies 
 
 
"It's A Wonderful Life" 
 
 
 
 
Films About Jesus