Translation of Dickensian in Spanish:

Dickensian

dickensiano, adj.

Pronunciation /dəˈkɛnziən//dɪˈkɛnzɪən/

adjective

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    (character/style) dickensiano
    (slum/squalor) de la época victoriana
    • Do you recognize this Dickensian image of America?
    • Later, Wolfe became a novelist himself, to show his peers how Dickensian social realism should be done.
    • Jade handed Twigg a dossier of the Dickensian conditions, including a flooded library, mouldy walls, and twisted and broken window frames.
    • There have been several other real life Yorkshire folk put forward as the ‘originals’ of Dickensian characters.
    • Composed with Dickensian vigour, it is a social comedy packaged with considerable charm.
    • He said the reports were ‘shocking reading, with a catalogue of Dickensian conditions, overcrowding and completely inadequate facilities’.
    • I am in London, the city of Dickensian pickpockets, after all.
    • It doesn't mean that they are snarling, Dickensian pantomime villains.
    • Then there were the wars and depressions, the material privations, Dickensian working conditions and relatively short life expectancies.
    • My even stronger suspicion is that the better established model of social-problem novel, in the Dickensian tradition, is still alive and kicking.
    • ‘The prime minister will challenge the idea that Britain is some Dickensian society with no social protection,’ one Downing Street source yesterday.
    • He's a wonderfully large Dickensian character, offering low-key winks and smiles.
    • This is not a romantic, Dickensian look at a saintly consumptive young woman.
    • To read this book in today's Norway is to be awed by the stark class differences, strict sex roles, and Dickensian poverty that defined Norwegian society only a little over a century ago.
    • At Greendale's chicken and egg factory, the employees' safety induction consisted of being told to read a training manual whose procedures bore absolutely no relation to the hazardous and Dickensian conditions on the shop floor.
    • She was taken to an orphanage with Dickensian conditions, where children were cleaned and fed but given no love or affection.
    • Scorsese recreates New York of 150 years ago, which looks and feels like a vintage, bleak Dickensian landscape, only more depressing.
    • Duveen emerges as a character of almost Dickensian richness and idiosyncrasy.
    • The workers sit at desks in long, Dickensian school rooms listening to novels read aloud from a dais.
    • In 2002, when French government inspectors examined the inner workings of the Paris Opera's highly prestigious school, they reported on a system of Dickensian severity that many knew of, but few spoke about.