A nineteenth-century English author. His works include A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, and numerous other novels. He created many memorable characters, including Bob Cratchit, Fagin, Jacob Marley, Samuel Pickwick, Ebenezer Scrooge, and Tiny Tim. Dickens, a man of keen social conscience, used his books to portray the suffering of the working class at the time of the Industrial Revolution.
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Dickens grew up in a London where child labor was ruthlessly exploited.
The book is broken into what Dickens calls staves, not chapters.
"He brought Ray Charles to the mix as an influence on rock & roll," E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt once raved.
Dickens was a master of heart-wrenching pathos because he felt every pain as he wrote.
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That of M. Charles Guenllette is the authority followed here.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
He was created baron Tilbury by Charles I for meritorious services.
In this sort of entertainment he has had many followers, among whom the most noted was Charles Matthews.
Its culture however was looked upon with the same disapproval by Charles II.