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The night before Christmas

Clement Clarke Moore

The night before Christmas

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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Santa Claus -- Juvenile poetry.,
  • Christmas -- Juvenile poetry.,
  • Children"s poetry, American.,
  • Santa Claus -- Poetry.,
  • Christmas -- Poetry.,
  • American poetry.,
  • Narrative poetry.

  • About the Edition

    A well-known poem about an important Christmas Eve visitor.

    Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Clement C. Moore ; illustrated by Anita Lobel.
    ContributionsLobel, Anita, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2429.M5 N5 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[23] p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2842423M
    ISBN 100394868633, 0394968638
    LC Control Number84004342

    Nicholas in American popular culture pretty soon. Sentinel the following year. He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work, and filled all the stockings, then turned with a jerk. Write a special dedication to your child, which will be included at the end of the book. He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle, And away they all flew like the down of a thistle. He included it in the anthology at the insistence of his children, for whom he had originally written the piece.

    She copied it to her own album and eventually sent it on to the Sentinel. Born in in Philadelphia, Jessie Willcox Smith was a prolific contributor to a range of well known magazines and periodicals of the time like Good Housekeeping, Scribner's and Collier's. His eyes — how they twinkled! Kaller examined the book in question, A Complete Treatise on Merinos and Other Sheep, as well as many letters signed by Moore, and found that the "signature" was not penned by Moore, and thus provides no evidence that Moore made any plagiaristic claim. Away to the window I flew like a flash, Tore open the shutters and threw up the sash.

    The release included an audio commentary by Selick and cinematographer Pete Kozachik, a minute making-of documentary, a gallery of concept art, storyboards, test footage and deleted scenes. On, Donner and Blitzen! Authorship controversy[ edit ] Moore's connection with the poem has been questioned by Professor Donald Foster[5] who used textual content analysis and external evidence to argue that Moore could not have been the author. Each even went as far to claim that there was a written copy with amendments and notations on it. The person or entity that provided you with the defective work may elect to provide a replacement copy in lieu of a refund. He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf, and I laughed when I saw him, in spite of myself.


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Likewise, lines 9 and 10 drop the first unstressed syllable; they also add an extra unstressed syllable to the end. Evidence in favor of Livingston[ edit ] Advocates for Livingston's authorship argue that Moore "tried at first to disavow" the poem. Henry Livingston had Dutch ancestry, as his mother hailed from the Netherlands.

Redistribution is subject to the trademark license, especially commercial redistribution. Colman,pp. A large percentage of her works reflects motherly love with children being portrayed as the main subjects. Project Gutenberg volunteers and employees expend considerable effort to identify, do copyright research on, transcribe and proofread public domain works in creating the Project Gutenberg-tm collection.

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They read it just after they had hung up their stockings before one of the big fireplaces in their house. Volunteers and financial support to provide volunteers with the assistance they need, is critical to reaching Project Gutenberg-tm's goals and ensuring that the Project Gutenberg-tm collection will remain freely available for generations to come.

Each and every December, parents around the world would recite it verbatim. David Butler who allegedly showed the poem to Sentinel editor Orville L. The poem also influenced the ideas of Christmas Eve gifting and is believed to have popularized the concept of Santa visiting homes on Christmas Eve bearing gifts in America.

Moore describes two stages of copying, first "by a relative of Dr Moores in her Album" and second, "by a friend of hers, from Troy. If any disclaimer or limitation set forth in this agreement violates the law of the state applicable to this agreement, the agreement shall be interpreted to make the maximum disclaimer or limitation permitted by the applicable state law.

Evidence in favor of Livingston[ edit ] Advocates for Livingston's authorship argue that Moore "tried at first to disavow" the poem. Moore had three children, two daughters sandwiching a son.

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The poem was originally published anonymously in Sentinel on December 23, and portrayed St. Lines like: His eyes how they twinkled! Kaller examined the book in question, A Complete Treatise on Merinos and Other Sheep, as well as many letters signed by Moore, and found that the "signature" was not penned by Moore, and thus provides no evidence that Moore made any plagiaristic claim.

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