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Hidden Histories: Life in the Workhouse
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Hidden Histories: Life in the Workhouse

Life in the workhouse is, thanks to Charles Dickens, forever associated with the pitiful, hungry figure of Oliver Twist asking for more - or in the 1968 film Oliver!, singing for more. It's an image that belongs both to fiction and the distant ... ITV.com, 1 day ago

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Andrew Dickens: How to get your teenage grunters to open up

Photo / Thinkstock 'Good. Yeah. Nah. Dunno. Good. Sorta. Nah. Yeah. Okay. Whatever. See ya." Those, as anyone with kids will tell you, are the edited responses of a teenage son in a 20-minute conversation with his father. The monosyllabic ...
 New Zealand Herald4 days ago
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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 ...
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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 India6 days ago

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 Times1 week ago COBLE Best of times worst of times for American drivers  Big News Network1 week 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 Post1 week 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 Post2 weeks 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 News3 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 ...
 BusinessWeek3 weeks ago
The Hindu

Will the internet kill the literary novel?

The sort of lengthy, involved literary fiction written by the likes of Dickens or Faulkner has met its match in the shape of the internet, according to the author Tim Parks, who believes modern readers are too distracted to appreciate serious literary novels.
 The Hindu1 month ago
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