Tag: illustration


“He may just go to the Devil”: The Stormy Collaboration of Dickens and Cruikshank


This post has been contributed by Laurena Tsudama. In a letter to his publisher John Macrone on October 19, 1836, the young author Charles Dickens wrote: “I have long believed Cruikshank to be mad; and his letter therefore, surprises me, not a jot. If you...

Dickensian Afterlives through Adaptation


This post has been contributed by Maureen England. With a topic like Dickens and Adaptation, the annual Dickens Society symposium was sure to include discussions of the myriad ways in which Dickens, his works, and his characters live outside of Dickens’s control and his own...