Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Charles Dickens

BBC News Magazine
200th birthday of Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens is one of the most important writers of the 19th Century. But his influence goes far beyond just literature. Many of his phrases, characters and ideas have engrained themselves in modern culture...
One of the things Dickens cared about most was those at the bottom. He was one of the first to offer an unflinching look at the underclass and the poverty stricken in Victorian London...

Charles Dickens: Six things he gave the modern world
By Alex Hudson
BBC News Magazine

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