Tag Archives: Charles Dickens

Remembering Boz

Robert Patten speaks of his book Charles Dickens and his Publishers and his edition of The Pickwick Papers, one of Dickens’s most popular novels. At the time of this interview, Patten, a Fellow at the National Humanities Center (1986-87), was professor of English at … Continue reading

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Imagined Lives

Charles Carlton discusses Archbishop William Laud, Carlton’s biography of the seventeenth-century archbishop of Canterbury. In Laud’s life and times Carlton finds some noteworthy analogies to the contemporary American debate over the separation of church and state. In the second segment [14:25], Fred … Continue reading

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