SYMHC Classics: Charles Dickens Takes America


Sketch of Dickens in 1842 during American Tour. Public domain

This episode revisits the story of Charles Dickens on tour, featuring previous hosts Sarah and Deblina. Dickens is best known for chronicling life in London, but he also wrote about the United States - and not in a flattering light. When touring the U.S. and Canada with his wife, Dickens found many American customs repugnant.

You can find the original episode here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/charles-dickens-takes-america.htm

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics