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Charles Dickens
Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age

Charles Dickens Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age


: 07 February 1812


: Aquarius


: 09 June 1870


: 58 years

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  • Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic
Born:07 February 1812 Comment
When did Charles Dickens die? / Died09 June 1870
How many years did Charles Dickens live? / Lived58 years
Zodiac sign:Aquarius

 Charles Dickens facts

  • He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era
  • His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the twentieth century critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius
  • His novels and short stories enjoy lasting popularity
  • Born in Portsmouth, Dickens left school to work in a factory when his father was incarcerated in a debtors' prison
  • Despite his lack of formal education, he edited a weekly journal for 20 years, wrote 15 novels, five novellas, hundreds of short stories and non-fiction articles, lectured and performed extensively, was an indefatigable letter writer, and campaigned vigorously for children's rights, education, and other social reforms
  • Dickens's literary success began with the 1836 serial publication of The Pickwick Papers
  • Within a few years he had become an international literary celebrity, famous for his humour, satire, and keen observation of character and society
  • His novels, most published in monthly or weekly instalments, pioneered the serial publication of narrative fiction, which became the dominant Victorian mode for novel publication
  • The instalment format allowed Dickens to evaluate his audience's reaction, and he often modified his plot and character development based on such feedback
  • For example, when his wife's chiropodist expressed distress at the way Miss Mowcher in David Copperfield seemed to reflect her disabilities, Dickens improved the character with positive features

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