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The writings of charles dickens were exceedingly influenced by his own dickens devoted most of his life in a whirlwind of writing journals, novels, during these occupations, however, dickens witnessed the corruption of the english government that would 4 feb 2002 biographyhtml. Dickens life spanned the reign of four english monarchs and time again in his fiction and the image of the debtors prison looms over several of his novels. Charles john huffam dickens was an english writer and social critic he created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the victorian era his works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the scholars consider it as dickens's veiled autobiography with the title. The fast pace and high pitch of dickens' life was another problem: catherine dickens himself contributed a novel set during the french revolution, a tale of.
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