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Tuesday, 21 November 2006, 12:00AM
Barnard's Inn Hall

‘Lesser breeds within the law’ - Dickens and minor legal officers

Professor Angus Easson

Dickens began as a lawyer's clerk and his works show a fascination with the minor but necessary denizens of the law – clerks, bailiffs, keepers of lock-ups, gaolers. These legal minnows are a fascinating aspect of Dickens's depiction of the legal system.

The other lectures in this series were:
Dickens' law makers and law breakers
Dickens and the moving age

Phiz, Dickens and London

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21 November 2006

‘Lesser breeds within the law’ - Dickens and minor legal officers
Professor Angus Easson

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