b'Written by Katherine Fahey, Director, and Michele Fish, Associate Director, Student Disability Services, Center for Learning and Teaching, Cornell UniversityCHARLES DICKENS Charles Dickens, English novelist and short story writer of the 19th century, is known to have had epilepsy and clinical depression. Some of his famous books and serials include A Christmas Carol, The Adventures of Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations, and David Copperfield. Through some of his characters, Dickens recorded his observations of epileptic seizures and their consequences. He realistically described the seizures experienced by three of his main characters: Monks, Guster, and Bradley Headstone.General Concerns131'