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Illness in 19th Century Lit

19th century literature is filled with images of illness. Reading it should make us grateful to the advances in medical science.

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Who Is Your Favorite Dickens Character?

Characters from Dickens novels reside so deeply within us as to become virtual lifelong friends.

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Dickens Puts Lawyers on Trial

Charles Dickens was especially severe on lawyers, who show up in 11 of his 15 novels.

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