Charles Dickens: A Critical Study
1907. G.K. Chesterton was a journalist, poet, novelist, playwright, debater, and Catholic apologist in the early twentieth century. He was also a literary critic and his books and essays on Charles Dickens are among his best. To understand Chesterton you need to read his biography on Dickens. It will help you understand why he called himself a disreputable Victorian. Contents: The Dickens Period; The Boyhood of Dickens; The Youth of Dickens; The Pickwick Papers; The Great Popularity; Dickens and America; Dickens and Christmas; The Time of Transition; Later Life and Works; The Great Dickens Characters; On the Alleged Optimism of Dickens; and A Note on the Future of Dickens. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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