#PotW: Dickens Day 2014: Dickens and Conviviality – 11 October

Dickens Day, now in its 28th year, is looking at how conviviality features in Dickens’s life and work. Dickens’s works are famously convivial, depicting sociability in myriad forms: from the famously boozy Pickwick Papers, through the Crachits’ sentimental festive celebrations in A Christmas Carol, to the miserable family gatherings of Martin Chuzzlewit and Great Expectations,… Continue reading #PotW: Dickens Day 2014: Dickens and Conviviality – 11 October

#PotW: The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Solutions and Resolutions – 20 Sep

To celebrate the official launch of The Drood Inquiry (www.droodinquiry.com), this one-day conference will explore the mysterious world of Drood and its solutions. Further details and updates can be found on our blog at http://cloisterhamtales.wordpress.com/category/the-drood-conference/ Venue: Institute of English Studies (IES), School of Advanced Study, University of London. Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7H Date and… Continue reading #PotW: The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Solutions and Resolutions – 20 Sep