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Charles Dickens, by The School of Life - An animated video by a London-based educational company "devoted to developing emotional intelligence through the help of culture." This video places Dickens in the context of his times while relating him to the present day, focusing on his belief that his writings could motivate people to work on solving social problems.

A list of Dickens' novels, including historical context, links to read the novels online, and links to the orignal novel illustrations: http://charlesdickenspage.com/works.html
 
Recommended movie adaptations of Dickens' works (originally compiled for costume reference, but good for watching in general!: http://dickensfair.com/costumeguide#movies
 
Dickens' London in Pictures
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/charles-dickens/9018185/Dickenss-London-in-pictures.html
 
Charles Dickens in Pictures
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/charles-dickens/8954312/Charles-Dickens-in-pictures.html
 
Dickens & the Victorian City (by the Portsmouth University
http://www.dickens.port.ac.uk/
Of specific interest in preparing for the Dickens Christmas Fair:
http://www.dickens.port.ac.uk/enterainment/
 
Dickens' Journals Online, presented by The University of Buckingham, allows you to browse digitized volumes of journals edited and contributed to by Charles Dickens - Household Words, Household Narrative, Household Words Almanac, and All the Year Round.
http://www.djo.org.uk/
 
Google play presents this compilation of free and featured Dickens works, assembled in honor of the 200th anniversary: https://play.google.com/store/books/collection/promotion_2012_02_01
(Must register with their website to view)
 
The Dickens Project's Mini-Documentary
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJgV87yGBSs
 
David Perdue's Charles Dickens Page
http://charlesdickenspage.com/
A wonderful site dedicated to educating and increasing awareness of Dickens' life and works with a new generation of readers.
 
 
 
Time Magazine
http://entertainment.time.com/tag/top-10-charles-dickens-novels/
...Building up to Charles Dickens' birthday, TIME will be posting commentary on novel a day in a countdown to the top Dickens novel of all time.
 
The New Yorker
http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2011/08/29/110829fa_fact_lepore
 
A.Word.A.Day Description of "Wellerisms"
http://wordsmith.org/words/wellerism.html
 
Pop Matters
http://www.popmatters.com/pm/post/153712-the-curious-case-of-the-closure-of-the-charles-dickens-museum/
 
DickensBlog
http://dickensblog.typepad.com/dickensblog/
...A blog for all things Dickens: quotes, reflections, adaptations, references and tributes from other authors, and more.
 
The Victorian Web
http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/dickens/index.html
...A comprehensive list of resources, printed and on the web. Includes information on historical context, scholarly writing on themes/characterization/etc., and other commentary and imagery.

Recent Articles

The Smithsonian
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/Going-Mad-for-Charles-Dickens.html
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/The-Essentials-Charles-Dickens.html
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/Dickens-Secret-Affair.html
 
Vanity Fair
http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2012/02/hitchens-201202
 
The Wall Street Journal
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204409004577156272439727192.html
 
The Telegraph
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/charles-dickens/8994380/Novelists-pick-their-favourite-Dickens.html
 
Time
http://www.time.com/time/subscriber/article/0,33009,2104835,00.html