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Charles Dickens: how two novelists gave Great Expectations a second life in the Pacific

Two sequels which show how the Victorian novelist's stories can be adapted to reflect post-colonial narratives. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2020-06-08 16:19:12 UTC ]
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10 Eighteenth-Century Novels Everyone Should Read

Although it was the nineteenth century when the novel arguably came into its own, with novelists like Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, George Eliot, and the Brontë sisters writing novels that are still widely read and studied today, the eighteenth century was the age in which the novel emerged as a... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2020-05-23 14:00:38 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Tim Mason's Evolution of a Thriller

For decades, playwright and YA author Tim Mason has been intrigued by a minor character in Charles Dickens’s 'Bleak House.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tolkien and Dickens' grandsons join forces on audiobook

Michael G. R Tolkien, the eldest grandson of J. R. R. Tolkien, and Gerald Dickens, a great-grandson of Charles Dickens, have formed a "unique" collaboration to bring out an audiobook of the verse story WISH. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rosen and Ross to retell A Christmas Carol

Scholastic will publish a new version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol “retold” by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Tony Ross, who the publisher said is directly descended from one of Dickens’ illustrators. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are we really in danger of losing our history to the cloud?

If Google's vice president is to be believed we are in danger of losing an entire generation of information to the digital realm. Look to the history book, and you do just that -- look in a real, physical book. Pictorial histories can be found in photo albums. The works of Oscar Wilde, Samuel... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2015-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 24, 2014

This week: the final recollections of Charles Dickens, an eye-opening portrait of the South, and a punk rock memoir. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Five Heroic Grilling Tips from Charles Dickens

In 'David Copperfield,' Mr. Micawber Wilkins saved young Copperfield from no small amount of embarrassment using quick thinking, graciousness, and a grill. Food historian Paula Marcoux explains how you can do the same. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book review: 'The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens'

The author's exuberant use of words in private is as vivid as in public.The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Great sales for Dickens after TV boost

Sales of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations have rocketed thanks to the BBC's lavish... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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