Content tagged: Dickens

Literature and Religion in Mid-Victorian England

The Pope has just canonised three nineteenth-century missionaries, but no-one had seriously expected to see St Charles Dickens or St Wilkie Collins, who are the main focus of this book. The combination of unconventional sexual arrangements in their lives and manifest exasperation with aspects of Evangelical religion in their work has not encouraged readers to […]

Unequal Partners: Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, and Victorian Authorship

Unequal Partners explores a range of material arising out of the relationship between Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins, from direct collaborative works such as “The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices” and “No Thoroughfare”, to different versions of The Frozen Deep. Hitherto, this material has received relatively little attention from critics. More recently, scholars (including Anthea Trodd […]