#charles dickens

It Was Definitely a Time: The First Line of Dickens’s A TALE OF TWO CITIES

What does "it was the best of times, it was the worst of times" mean? One reader investigates A Tale of Two Cities first line.

Inequality and Want: Scenes From A CHRISTMAS CAROL

A roundup of quotes from A CHRISTMAS CAROL on the themes of inequality and want.

The History Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

A brief history of the story behind Charles Dickens's A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

30 Gloriously Wise Charles Dickens Quotes

30 of the best Charles Dickens quotes collected from his books, short stories, essays, and personal writing, arranged by topic.

Bookish Traditions To Begin This Holiday Season

12 Literary Quotes for Your Holiday Cards

Bookish quotes to include in your holiday cards!

Honest Plot Summaries of 19th-Century Novels

What if we summarized those 19th-century classics a little more...honestly?

Glorifying the Working Class Writers

On spending more time appreciating writers from the working class.

Cracking the Names Behind A Christmas Carol

A Dickens scholar explains the meaning behind the names in Dickens's A CHRISTMAS CAROL

10 Best Dickens Characters

Ten of Charles Dickens's best and most complicated characters.