Post Tagged with: "Charles Dickens"

GUEST BLOG—Five Reasons to Read Dickens’s Our Mutual Friend by Nancy Carr

GUEST BLOG—Five Reasons to Read Dickens’s Our Mutual Friend by Nancy Carr

Dickens’s last completed novel, Our Mutual Friend, is one of his most complex and ambitious works. It includes everything you’d expect from Dickens—a huge cast of characters, a convoluted plot, extremes of emotion, and a vivid depiction of life in Victorian London. (Did you know, for instance, that private “dustmen” […]

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ANN’S MUSINGS — Why Diversity Matters to Me

“Recognize yourself in he and she who are not like you and me.” ― Carlos Fuentes A personal note about why, for Toronto Pursuits 2014, I chose to depart from our annual mashup of literature, art, music and film from around the world, but, to be honest, mostly from the […]

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GUEST BLOG: What the Dickens…?

GUEST BLOG:  What the Dickens…?

“You’re going to the heat of Toronto to discuss Dickens?”

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