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Latest Charles Dickens Items
The British government announced Monday it has given protected status to a former workhouse thought to have inspired Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist," a move that should save the building from demolition.
A group of Londoners are fighting to save a crumbling brick building that may have inspired Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist."
Here's the many ways "A Christmas Carol" has been brought to movie and television screens over the years.
Some authors are so major that even their minor efforts deserve attention. Such a man is Paul Johnson, the English writer whose 15 books include an outstanding history of Christianity and several worthy popular compilations on subjects including the American people, the English people and the birth and evolution of modern times.
A most beautiful thing happens on the very last page of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." Old Scrooge, after that exceptional Christmas Eve, has been so transformed by his overnight ghostly experiences that - from that day forward - the townsfolk witnessed a man who "knew how to keep Christmas well" all year long.
Oprah Winfrey and author Jonathan Franzen have put their rocky past behind them.
Oprah Winfrey has chosen a pair of Charles Dickens classics, "A Tale of Two Cities" and "Great Expectations," as the latest selections for her popular book club.
For anyone who has ever thought Charles Dickens was lurking inside his or her prose, a new website claims it can find your inner author.
Nothing says Washington quite like the Willard InterContinental Hotel. Nathaniel Hawthorne once noted: "The Willard Hotel more justly could be called the center of Washington than either the Capitol or the White House or the State Department." Located just a block from the White House in the heart of the nation's capital, the Willard has housed or hosted U.S. presidents for a century and a half, beginning with Franklin Pierce in 1853. The Lincoln family stayed there in the week leading up to his inauguration; Richard Nixon used the Willard for his national campaign headquarters.