Charles Dickens: A Tale of Ambition and Genius

Genres - History, Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Literary Studies  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter

The writer Charles Dickens penned some of the best-loved works of fiction in the English language. This biography chronicles the story of the author who wrote Bleak House, A Tale of Two Cities, and Oliver Twist. The program uses photographs, reenactments, journals, and scholarly commentary to re-create the life of the man whose troubled life gave him the material needed to create his masterpieces.