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OTHER WORDS FROM DickensDick·en·si·an [dih-ken-zee-uhn], /dɪˈkɛn zi ən/, adjective
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A clever nod to Dickens, the novel is more than just a female “Christmas Carol,” says Smith.Meet the husbands and creative partners behind ‘Christmas Angel’|Patrick Folliard|December 4, 2021|Washington Blade
While Moore, 60, was long viewed as a front-runner in multiple polls, Dickens, 47, began to gain momentum in the final days of a race in which many voters were undecided until close to the very end.Andre Dickens, Felicia A. Moore advance to runoff for Atlanta mayor|Eugene Scott|November 4, 2021|Washington Post
In 1843, when Dickens published A Christmas Carol, Christmas was often treated as just another day, with few people even getting time off work — that’s why Bob Cratchit asks if he can have the day off.A Christmas Carol, explained by a 5-year-old|Emily VanDerWerff|December 24, 2020|Vox
Mead’s performance of the Dickens play has been presented at the Dickens Festival in England and at arts centers, schools, churches, and private events around the world.Stephen Mead brings Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ to life|Parker Purifoy|December 23, 2020|Washington Blade
Dickens grew up in a London where child labor was ruthlessly exploited.
The book is broken into what Dickens calls staves, not chapters.
Dickens was a master of heart-wrenching pathos because he felt every pain as he wrote.
Flaubert, for instance, hated the works of Dickens: “What defective composition!”The Birth of the Novel|Nick Romeo|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In his opulent maroon suit, Dickens flaunts his fame and fortune with so little subtlety he makes Kanye West appear modest.The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson (And Tolstoy and Dickens)|Samuel Fragoso|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I study your language in your Dickens, in your Thackeray; at last I attain proficiency.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
I never now see our young people, or their elders either, affected by an author as we were then by the power of Dickens.
She had expected to cry herself to sleep; instead she read Dickens with Mr. Hammerton until the new year was upon them.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
One will not fully appreciate Chigwell and its inn unless he has read Dickens' story.
The bar-room, no doubt, is still much the same as on the stormy night which Dickens chose for the opening of his story.