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I have a question about "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. On one hand this story seems to clearly be a fantasy story, what with the ghosts and time travel and all. But on the other hand we do not have a literature tag and I do not recall having seen past questions dealing with classic literature.

My question is mainly about "A Christmas Carol" but I am also interested in the general policy toward other books of classic literature (e.g., Frankenstein, A Picture of Dorian Gray, Metamorphosis, etc...)?

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    I would argue any questions about Poe's work or Verne's work or Wells' work would be on topic, and they're of a similar vintage as Dickens. – user1027 Feb 26 '13 at 17:56
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We've got "My Little Pony" questions that are considered on-topic, so it isn't like we're trying to maintain some kind of high bar for what works are allowed.

I say go for it and I'll be happy to throw in with you if someone votes to close.

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    Definitely! Any of the works mentioned fit our criteria for fantasy/sci-fi elements, and the fact that they are considered "classics" should encourage us to handle questions about them. – Beofett Feb 26 '13 at 18:14
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    Well, there is the whole Brony thing going on. MLP's popularity went crazy. I think the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse question here is more indicative ;) – Izkata Feb 27 '13 at 3:04
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Yes. I've asked questions on MacBeth and a few others. It's on topic.

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