The Essay | The Writer’s Dickens: Romesh Gunesekera – The Orphan Eye

Based on David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

Using David Copperfield as a starting point, novelist Romesh Gunesekera explores how Charles Dickens writes about the move from childhood into the world beyond.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Radio 3
  • Duration: 14'37''
  • Broadcast date: 2011

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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