Oliver Twist

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Oliver Twist

1836 - Dickens began the serial publication of The Pickwick Papers, humorous stories about a group of eccentrics who meet to tell each other their adventures.1837-39 Oliver Twist, adventures story1841 Barnaby Rudge, historical novel1843 Christmas Carol, short story1846-48 Dombey and Sons, sentimental humanism1949-50 David Copperfield, autobiographical1852-53 Black House1855-57 Little Dorrit1860-61 Great Expectations, condemnation of Victorian society1864-65 Our mutual friend1870 Mystery of Edwin Drood, the first English detective story

Oliver Twistby C. Dickens

1812- Charles was born near Portsmout1824- he started working in a blacking factory1832- he became a newspaper reporter1836- he married Catherine Hogarth and started to write novels1858- he undertook his first public readings1870 - he died

The Victorian Age takes its name from Queen Victoria who ruled from 1837 to 1901. Victorian era was caracterised by stability, progress, social reforms, a rapid extention of colonialism but, at the same time, by great problems such as poverty and social injustice.The Victorian era became notorious for employing poor young children in factories, mine as well chimney sweeps.They couldn't go to school and were forces to go to work

The Victorian Age

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The story is about an orphan, Oliver Twist, who endures a miserable existence in a workhouse and then is placed with an undertaker. He escapes and travels to London where he meets the Artful Dodger, leader of a gang of juvenile pickpockets. Naïvely unaware of their unlawful activities, Oliver is led to the lair of their elderly criminal trainer Fagin.

OLIVER TWISTat the cinemaby Roman Polanski


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