Who Wrote "The Night Before Christmas"?: Analyzing the Clement Clarke Moore vs. Henry Livingston Question #2020

Who Wrote "The Night Before Christmas"?: Analyzing the Clement Clarke Moore vs. Henry Livingston Question MacDonald P. Jackson Who Wrote The Night Before Christmas Analyzing the Clement Clarke Moore vs Henry Livingston Question Published anonymously in The Night Before Christmas has traditionally been attributed to Clement Clarke Moore who included it in his Poems But descendants of Henry Livingston

  • Title: Who Wrote "The Night Before Christmas"?: Analyzing the Clement Clarke Moore vs. Henry Livingston Question
  • Author: MacDonald P. Jackson
  • ISBN: 9781476664439
  • Page: 230
  • Format: Paperback
  • Who Wrote "The Night Before Christmas"?: Analyzing the Clement Clarke Moore vs. Henry Livingston Question MacDonald P. Jackson Published anonymously in 1823, The Night Before Christmas has traditionally been attributed to Clement Clarke Moore 1779 1863 , who included it in his Poems 1844 But descendants of Henry Livingston 1748 1828 claim that he read it to his children as his own creation long before Moore is alleged to have composed it This book evaluates the opposing arguments and forPublished anonymously in 1823, The Night Before Christmas has traditionally been attributed to Clement Clarke Moore 1779 1863 , who included it in his Poems 1844 But descendants of Henry Livingston 1748 1828 claim that he read it to his children as his own creation long before Moore is alleged to have composed it This book evaluates the opposing arguments and for the first time uses the author attribution techniques of modern computational stylistics to settle the long standing dispute Both writers left substantial bodies of verse, which have been computer analyzed for distinguishing characteristics Employing a range of tests and introducing a new one statistical analysis of phonemes this study identifies the true author and makes a significant contribution to the growing field of attribution studies.
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    1. I received this book as an Early Reviewers copy This poem is an enduring piece of Christmas for many While originally published anonymously, various claims have been laid to its authorship Clement Clark Moore and Henry Livingston have both been set forward as authors But who really wrote it MacDonald Jackson does a wonderful, and painstaking, job of research including copious appendices and notes to make his stance clear Poems by both potential authors are evaluated and family letter history exa [...]

    2. A real disappointment I had hoped for a fresh approach, but I was served left overs I admit that I wondered how someone in New Zealand could expect to research a question surrounding two authors who lived in New York better than previous researchers who had easy access to research materials in New York And the answer is that the author relied on a lot of secondary and tertiary sources You can read online for free view spoiler Here are the clues you can be your own detective Cement Clarke MooreHe [...]

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