Dickens Blog Posts

The Morning After

Quite apart from seeing a live performance of A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens has been on my mind a bit this Christmas season. I suppose that’s not surprising since it has been suggested that Dickens “invented” the modern Christmas, but R...

Capital Carol

The idea of exchanging presents on a holiday emerges from the impenetrable veil of time. We don’t know when the practice began—the idea of copying the Zoroastrian wise men in Matthew is a bit of a stretch and the date … Continue reading ...

Great Expectations By Charles Dickens and Coolie By M.R. Anand

Is Munoo an Incarnation of Pip?Pip at Estella's HouseMulk Raj Anand is a distinguished Indian writer in English. His work reflects social and economic concerns of the oppressed class of society. That results into injustice, class conflicts, and explo...
by Author's Diction on May 22, 2016

Sadik Kahn il piacione globale

Anna Lombroso per il Simplicissimus Per quanto rivendichiamo di essere disincantati, per quanto ci riteniamo scevri da pregiudizi, finiamo per scoprire che la nostra è una razionalità limitata, condizionata da passioni, preconcetti ideologici, emoz...
by Il Simplicissimus on May 7, 2016

What I’ve Read

  Last year (2015) was my best year of reading thus far. I always start the year with a goal of reading a book per week. In 2014, I finally beat my goal, finishing fifty-two books but last year I knocked … Continue reading →...
by Flex Your Head on Mar 14, 2016

Feasting

In addition to music, Christmas has also been associated with seasonal foods. Unlike today, when we think of foods primarily in terms of either fast food or culinary sophistication, Christmas dishes of yesteryear often had religious symbolism. While...

Bucking Star

Entitlement comes in many forms. Culturally we’ve been sensitized to substituting “holidays” for “Christmas,” although the reason we spend money at this time of year is well known. Although technically not a Christian nation, the United Sta...

Out Of Depths

The Great Escape

By Alison BruceIf someone asked me to give a simple explanation of the difference between literary and genre fiction, I would say that literature has a deep philosophical or sociopolitical message or moral - at least to English teachers - and may als...
by thepopculturedivas on Apr 6, 2015

Charles Dickens Quotes Love

Galery of charles dickens quotes love: no bad people, there would be no good lawyers. Charles Dickens QuotesFi's Magical Writing HavenChristmas Wishes Quotes Photos and SMSInspirational quotes and images!charles+dickens+227846-charles-dickens-quotes-...
by Love Quotes Today on Feb 8, 2015

Lo que he visto esta semana – Cuento de Navidad

Lo que he visto esta semana…por César del Campo de Acuña Dirección: Robert Zemeckis. País: Estados Unidos. Año: 2009. Duración: 96 minutos. Género: Animación. Drama. Familiar. Guion: Robert Zemeckis (Historia: Charles Dickens). Reparto prin...
by Cincodays.com on Dec 25, 2014

Lords a’Leaping

As I’m writing a not insubstantial check for the rent, as I do every 25th, I am participating in a Christmas ritual. Having grown up with trees, presents, cookies, and a general warm glow about the holiday where you got … Continue reading ...

La Historia Compartida – Charles Dickens

La Historia Compartida…Por César del Campo de Acuña Sean bienvenidos una vez más a La Historia Compartida, la sección de www.cincodays.com dedicada a las breves biografías de las más variopintas personalidades de la historia. En esta festiva...
by Cincodays.com on Dec 25, 2014

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by AnnaBlakeBlog on Dec 24, 2014

Oliver Twist, tuo figlio

Anna Lombroso per il Simplicissimus «Un giorno i nostri nipoti andranno a visitare i musei della povertà per vedere che cosa fosse», è la convinzione di  Muhammad Yunus,  vincitore del Premio Nobel per la Pace nel 2006, il  “banchiere  dei...
by Il Simplicissimus on Dec 2, 2014

Oliver Twist, tuo figlio

Anna Lombroso per il Simplicissimus «Un giorno i nostri nipoti andranno a visitare i musei della povertà per vedere che cosa fosse», è la convinzione di  Muhammad Yunus,  vincitore del Premio Nobel per la Pace nel 2006, il  “banchiere  dei...
by Il Simplicissimus on Dec 2, 2014

Gone Girl (2014): David Fincher's satire on marital infidelity, media trespassing, and capitalism

Part dark comedy, part murder mystery lifted by Rosamund Pike's performanceA Potpourri of Vestiges ReviewBy Murtaza AliFeatured in IMDb Critic ReviewsGone Girl (2014) - By David FincherOur Rating: 7.5IMDb Ratings: 8.5Gen...
by A Potpourri of Vestiges on Oct 31, 2014

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel and one of only two works of historical fiction by Charles Dickens (Barnaby Rudge is the other one), set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. Wit...
by wirednotes on Sep 25, 2014

A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol is a novella by English author Charles Dickens, first published by Chapman & Hall on 19 December 1843. It tells the story of bitter old miser Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation resul...
by wirednotes on Sep 25, 2014

History Of L'amour:" The Ugly Duckling, Ready for Plucking: Part 2

Andersen had openly bisexually encounters; with his flamboyant propositions, that took on a form of provocative letters, request, and adoration.While this may have play a commonality among many men in his peer group. Homo-erotic behavior seems t...
by Romantique Innocence on Sep 15, 2014
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