Friday, February 10, 2012

Dickens and the Law

A belated birthday celebration for Charles Dickens, who included lawyers and the legal process extensively in his novels.  Some  web sites to explore:

Dickens Concordance - Looking for a phrase or a quote?  Use this Concordance to search in particular novels.

Dickens page - detailed information about Dickens and search for phrases across all of Dickens' works.

Dickens v. Lawyers - an entertaining and informative NY Times op-ed about Charles Dickens' experience and writing on the law.

Download Dickens' works - from Project Gutenberg

And, of course, there are lots of free apps out there for phone and tablets.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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