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Author Study: Charles Dickens Curated by Naomi LaDine '17

A page dedicated to Charles Dickens, the great Victorian writer, including Dickens' personal life, historical context, works, criticisms, and literary style

Home Page Sources

Biography.com Editors (2015) Charles Dickens Biography. Available at: http://www.biography.com/people/charles-dickens-9274087#related-video-gallery (Accessed: 11 December 2016).
Charles Dickens (2010) The life of Charles Dickens (BBC). Available at: https://youtu.be/unKuZ2wlNdw (Accessed: 11 December 2016).
The School of Life (2016) LITERATURE - Charles Dickens. Available at: https://youtu.be/N9dB9BZWDBU (Accessed: 11 December 2016).
 

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Social and Historical Context Sources

Debtors’ prison (2016) in Wikipedia. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debtors'_prison#Great_Britain_.28later_the_United_Kingdom.29 (Accessed: 11 December 2016).
History.com (2009) ‘Industrial revolution - facts & summary’, history.com, .
LLC, S. (2016) Great expectations. Available at: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/greatex/context.html (Accessed: 11 December 2016).
Richardson, R. (2014) Oliver twist and the workhouse. Available at: https://www.bl.uk/romantics-and-victorians/articles/oliver-twist-and-the-workhouse (Accessed: 11 December 2016).
Shmoop (2016) Oliver twist poverty quotes. Available at: http://www.shmoop.com/oliver-twist/poverty-quotes.html (Accessed: 11 December 2016).
Stanford (2002) Discovering Dickens - A community reading project. Available at: http://dickens.stanford.edu/great/historical_context.html (Accessed: 11 December 2016).

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Criticisms Sources

Colle, J.L. (2016) 79.05.02: Teaching A tale of Two cities. Available at: http://teachersinstitute.yale.edu/curriculum/units/1979/5/79.05.02.x.html (Accessed: 11 December 2016).
Crawley, A. (2016) Contemporary writers’ criticisms of Charles Dickens. Available at: https://literature-classics.knoji.com/contemporary-writers-criticisms-of-charles-dickens/ (Accessed: 11 December 2016).
Lewes (2011) dickens in relation to criticism. Available at: http://davidcopperfield.columbia.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/lewes-dickens-in-relation-to-criticism.pdf (Accessed: 11 December 2016).
Orwell, G. (2015) Charles Dickens. Available at: http://orwell.ru/library/reviews/dickens/english/e_chd (Accessed: 11 December 2016).

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