Great Expectations: Why Dickens is Still Relevant The stars of Great Expectations discuss why the work of Charles Dickens still matters.
Creativity Lessons From Charles Dickens and Steve... →
Every night he [Dickens] walked a dozen miles, without which, he said, ‘I should just explode and perish.’ Under the pseudonym Boz, Dickens wrote, ‘There is nothing we enjoy more than a little amateur vagrancy, walking through London as though ‘the whole were an unknown region to our wandering mind.’”
Derek Jacobi’s 25 Best Moments from ‘Charles... →
adamenglebright: This is absolutely hilarious. Housemates inform me I’m finding it far more amusing than it actually is, but I don’t care. It’s splendid.
It’s in vain, Trot, to recall the past, unless it works some influence upon the...– Charles Dickens, David Copperfield (via oddsplusends)
So I accidentally wrote "wealthy AristoCats"...
assholedisney: Which got me thinking what if Tale of Two Cities was about that instead? And what if Dickens’ other works had been just a little bit different?
Earliest Charles Dickens film uncovered →
Amazing! The oldest surviving film featuring a Charles Dickens character has been discovered, in the year of the 200th anniversary of the author’s birth. The Death of Poor Joe, which dates back to March 1901, was discovered by British Film Institute (BFI) curator Bryony Dixon, in February.
It’s midterm season right now and I’m busy learning the Facts — although it would be unfair to call my professors Gradgrindian! I should be back to posting regularly in the next few days, though. If anyone has any requests or submissions for the blog, please send them in!
Now, what I want is, Facts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts. Facts...– Mr. Gradgrind in Our Mutual Friend