Great Expectations was the next-to-last novel of one of the greatest writers of the 19th century, Charles Dickens. It was published when Dickens was at his prime, and after all the experiences that developed his style and skills. It is a brilliant, intricate and perfectly crafted novel.
To understand the context of Great Expectations, you need to know about Dickens, 19th-century novels, and his writing style.
These facts about Dickens will help you to better understand Great Expectations.
This is a mini - movie on the background and context that surround Great Expectations.