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[文化博览] 【整理】2013-02-08 狄更斯其人 Charles Dickens—2

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The readers he stops in their tracks.

The thing is he has a very driving narrative in pace. He’s got to get where he’s going.

Yeah.

But along the way, something like that will just boom!

And those who suggest that Dickens’ characters were still living among us now.

Some of it is timeless, yeah, and you see it all time, not me obviously. But…something * me definitely.

Before the best sellers of Dan Brown and J.K. Rowling, before the literary fireworks of Ian McEwen and Martin Amis, there was the spectacularly popular and critically applauded writing of Charles Dickens.

Dickens was a complete writer. He wrote 15 novels. He invented 989 brand-new characters. He edited newspapers and magazines. He wrote speeches, play, short stories, pamphlets, letters. Sometimes, he did all these things simultaneously.

Now I haven’t read all of these. I know many people have. But I don’t think we should be put off by the share volume of Dickens’ output or his reputation. The great thing about him is that he had such a distinctive tone, such a unique style that was recognizable as he tackled the big issues—crying, death, poverty, riches, guilt, fear. And I think you can join him at any point. Each novel to me fells like a continuation of all the rest. Every character just one inhabitant in a virtual world created in his imagination. So I think the best way to tackle Dickens is to choose your point and dive in.

To resume the consideration of the curious question of refreshment, I…

The comedian, Phill Jupitus, didn’t know anything Dickens until he decided to perform a show at the Edinburgh Festival. There he would read out loud works he was seeing for the first…
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