Article describing the history and technology of executions in the period before and during the French Revolution.
Dickens collaborated with his friend Wilkie Collins on this play a few years before the publication of A Tale of Two Cities.The play was a significant source of influence and inspiration for him.
Video highlighting the major causes and events of the French Revolution.
Discussion of violence during the French Revolution, and whether or not it was inevitable.
Images of the All The Year Round journal in which A Tale of Two Cities was first serialized.