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Series Three: The Quiet Place Book Club (Episode Two) - Dickens in the world

October 8, 2018

Professor John Bowen, from the University of York's Department of English and Related Literature, discusses the global appeal of the Victorian writer, Charles Dickens. Dickens is often thought of as a writer focused on the dramas of British society in the Victorian era, yet his novels are reproduced the world-over. What makes Dickens a global writer for contemporary readers?

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