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dickensian

di ken zee uhn

  • a  of or like the novels of Charles Dickens (especially with regard to poor social and economic conditions)
News & Articles

  • Tiny troupes try to break the ice at theater fest
    Jess Chayes Set on a Metro-North train, the Assembly’s “That Poor Dream” explores class consciousness via a Dickensian lens. When the Ice Factory Festival opens its 20th season tonight, no one will be happier than Robert Lyons, its artistic director: That’s because he’ll finally get to see...
    June 26, 2013 - New York Post
Quotes

  • Michael Riley in Montreal Gazette
    Harry is such a Dickensian character,says Riley. "I wondered if I would be able to disappear ...... but we got the false teeth to make him look like the product of British dentistry ...... and at one point, I decided to take him out."
  • Rob Hulls in The Age
    It is almost 200 years old and is steeped in the language and attitudes of Dickensian England,Mr Hulls said. "Under the Vagrancy Act it is an offence to profess or pretend to tell fortunes or practise witchcraft. But the times have long...
  • Bob Hoskins in This is London
    Hoskins said: "It's a fantastic privilege to be involved, especially as I will be starting the celebrations at St Paul's in the heart of Dickensian London."

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