I had a particularly pompous college Literature prof who loved to pontificate. Once he’d made a pronouncement, there was nothing more to be said. The class was aching to see him taken down.
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An excellent article by Joe Gardner on Charles Dickens and the authors fascination with death.
The timeless subject of mortality haunts the Victorian novel like the spectres abound in its cruder entries. 1,111 more words
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Sherlocking: The Big Screen
Oliver & Company (1988) (73 mins)
Starring – Joey Lawrence, Billy Joel, Cheech Marin
Premise – Based on the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, … 772 more words
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My rating is 2 out of 5 stars.
Artful by Peter David is a novel which expands on the world of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist… 539 more words
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This past week, Dickens accompanied me to my local Jiffy Lube because the oil needed to be changed in my car, and I wondered what Dickens thought of cars in general. 557 more words
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“Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
Fantasies and dreams lead one’s mind to march in hollow land. 43 more words
Lit Mama Homeschool
You’ve probably noticed that I talk about reading and/or literature in all of my posts. I probably always will. I’m one of those crazy librarians who can’t think of a better way to learn about the world than to read a good story. 615 more words
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