A Tale of Two Cities Essay | The 19th Century Critical Realism and Charles Dickens

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The 19th Century Critical Realism and Charles Dickens

Summary: In the 1830s, in the advanced capitalist countries such as France and Britain, a whiff of new literature trends appeared. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens.
Chapter I. Introduction

In the 1830s, as the capitalist system had established and consolidated in Europe, the drawbacks of the capitalist society appeared, and the class contradictions also sharpened day by day. The capitalist mode of production "has left no other nexus between man and man than naked self-interest, than calloused `cash payment'. It has drowned out the most heavenly ecstasies of religious fervor, of chivalrous enthusiasm, of philistine sentimentalism, in the icy water of egotistical calculation. It has resolved personal worth into exchange value, and in place of the numberless indefeasible chartered freedoms, has set up that single, unconscionable freedom --- Free Trade. In one word, for exploitation, veiled by religious and political illusions, it has substituted naked, shameless, direct, brutal exploitation."(Marx, Engels 1972: 253). Additionally, the development of natural science and the victory in objecting to the religion and idealism struggle...

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