By Andrew Sanders

This booklet considers the level to which Dickens and his paintings mirror the colourful novelty of the center 3rd of the 19th century. It appears at how his works remodeled the social and cultural stimuli of the time--technological company, urbanization, type mobility, the feel of profound distinction from the previous age--into a brand new and versatile fictional form.

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