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Day 2: Parliament and Literary London Tour

Saturday, June 27, 2015
Class orientation was Saturday morning, which was a lot of administrative stuff that you probably don’t want to hear about. Our final class schedule was announced and we’re going to many amazing places! 536 more words


On the Shelf: Bleak House by Charles Dickens

My Rating: 4 / 5 stars

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Often considered Charles Dickens’ masterpiece, Bleak House blends together several literary genres–detective fiction, romance, melodrama, and satire–to create an unforgettable portrait of the decay and corruption at the heart of law and society in Victorian England. 916 more words


Our Mutual Friend Tweets: Part Fourteen

Highlights of the fourteenth¬†part of the ‘Our Mutual Friend Tweets’ project can now be found on Storify! Click here to catch up on the latest developments. 16 more words

Charles Dickens

An Ode to the Classics

Hello Everyone!

I’m ashamed to say this, but I’ve never read a classic and enjoyed it. Don’t hate me! I can explain, I promise.

Since I was about ten or eleven (don’t remember the exact age) I have been reading Shakespeare, Austin, and a wide array of other “classic” authors. 488 more words


Performing Our Mutual Friend Tweets

What’s been your favourite moment of our re-telling of Our Mutual Friend via Twitter? Lady Tippins on the razz? Mr Venus’s crocodile philosophising? Eugene and Mortimer’s bromance? 92 more words

Charles Dickens

all men were boys once...

I watch the old man shuffle past me as I sit on my local cafe patio and drink my morning coffee. It’s just after 8:30 and the other people on the sidewalk – business women, students, delivery men – wiz by the old man with that great sense of indifference one only sees in hip happening urban centres. 1,478 more words