If you want evidence that Charles Dickens remains compelling nearly a century and a half after his death, consider this:
Netflix, the streaming service that brought us the gritty modern-day dramas "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black," is producing an adaptation of Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities."
What explains Dickens' enduring popularity? What is it about him that draws readers and writers, theater producers and movie-makers back to his work? The Daily Circuit discusses the question with two prominent Dickens scholars and admirers.