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Times of India

Great expectations from Cook, Dhoni

SOUTHAMPTON: When celebrated Victorian author Charles Dickens, who was born in nearby Portsmouth, wrote his 1861 classic Great Expectations, he certainly didn't have English cricket in mind. Yet, the landmark novel, in which Dickens explored the ... Times of India, 7 hours ago

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COBLE: Best of times, worst of times for American drivers

I believe that Charles Dickens would have made a fine member of the United States Congress. Part humorist, part legal mind - he had an extraordinary understanding of human nature. As a youth in North Carolina, I read his books and found them to be ...
 Washington Times2 days ago COBLE Best of times worst of times for American drivers  Big News Network2 days ago

London Through The Eyes Of Dickens In 'The Victorian City'

In September 1777, Samuel Johnson declared to his friend James Boswell, "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." Johnson was actually referring to his hectic social calendar, but still, he did have a point. The city he was discussing ...
 NPR4 days ago

PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 21, 2014

First published in Publishers Weekly: This week, a spine-tingling horror novel, what life was really like in Dickens's London, and the new James Lee Burke novel. In this superb fantasy trilogy kickoff, Abercrombie (the First Law trilogy) ...
 Huffington Post4 days ago

Things You Didn't Know About Dickens's London

It's all too easy to think "then" was exactly like "now", just with funny clothes, and bad dentistry. Even if you read lots of Victorian novels, it's too easy to miss what was different. A description of a person walking down the street? How, after ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago
Universities News

New online tool to study the works of Charles Dickens

Academics from The University of Nottingham have designed a new online linguistics tool that will help researchers and students to study the language used in novels from the 19th Century. Professor Michaela Mahlberg from the University's Centre ...
 Universities News2 weeks ago
Financial Mail

CINEMA: The Invisible Woman

WHEN Charles Dickens died in 1870 he was only 58 — carried off by the intolerable burden he had placed upon himself by his wildly popular readings from his own work. He suffered strokes. His doctors told him to slow down; but his unappeasable ...
 Financial Mail2 weeks ago

BRIEF: DIB approves down payment for carriages and snow slide [The News Herald, Panama City, Fla. :: ]

July 10--PANAMA CITY -- The Panama City Downtown Improvement Board on Wednesday approved payments for the Dickens of a Christmas event. One was $2,000 for carriage rides with Dothan Carriage Company and the other was a $1,500 down payment for a ...
 BusinessWeek2 weeks ago
BBC

Why are abuse allegations in news?

Since Mr Danczuk's comments brought the so-called "Dickens dossier" to the fore, the focus has moved to the wider issue of how historical child sex abuse allegations were dealt with by public bodies and other institutions across the country. ...
 BBC2 weeks ago
Times Live South Africa

Film Review: Ralph Fiennes plays Dickens

The film (Fiennes's second as director, after Coriolanus) tells the story of that love affair, hushed up for fear the ensuing scandal would horrify the author's vast, admiring public. It is accomplished with great elegance and poignancy, with an ...
 Times Live South Africa3 weeks ago
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