Dickens Quarterly

A scholarly journal devoted to the study of the life, time and works of Charles Dickens.

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 1, March

16th Annual Dickens Society Symposium: Saint Anselm College Manchester, New Hampshire 21-23 July 2011
The Dickens Society's sixteenth annual symposium, business meeting and dinner will be held at Saint Anselm College on the 21st through 23rd of July, 2011. Delegates will have the choice of on-campus housing or hotel accommodation in downtown Manchester...
Bringing Newness to the World: Lloyd Jones's "Pacific Version of Great Expectations"
Mister Pip, Lloyd Jones's acclaimed novel (1) takes its name from the narrator of Great Expectations. This was the first Dickens book JL J JL Jones read, one he encountered as a child, returned to many times, and, in his own words, as he got older...
Dickens and the Idea of "The Dickensian": A Tale of Four Cities A Bicentenary Travelling Conference: Paris Boulogne/Condette Chatham/Rochester London 2-8 February 2012
Our aim is to celebrate the bicentenary of Dickens's birth, which falls on 7 February 2012, in the form of a kind of pilgrimage--festive rather than solemn--joining four places central to Dickens's life and art. This journey will take us from Paris,...
Dickensian Resonances in the Contemporary English Novel
Victoriana The commanding presence of Dickens in contemporary English and Anglophone fiction, together with other Victorian authors, is now an acknowledged fact . So, a good question to begin with could be: why this interest in the Victorian Age...
Dickens, Modernism, Modernity: Chateau De Cerisy-la-Salle (Normandy, France): 25 August-1 September 2011
The conference theme is designed to examine the reasons why the fiction of Charles Dickens, this "flowing and mixed substance called Dickens," to speak like Chesterton, became straightaway--and forever, it would seem--a world landmark. We shall ask...
Dickens's "Gentleman for Nowhere": Reversing Technological Gothic in the Linkages of Mugby Junction
In Mugby Junction Dickens creates and repeatedly reworks images drawn from the railroad to extend traditional Gothic motifs. As railway lines yield structural metaphors involving tracks, rails, derailing, signals, branches, stations and junctions,...
The Dickens Quarterly Checklist
Primary Texts American Notes for General Circulation. 2nd ed. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, 2011. ISBN: 9781108003889. A Christmas Carol. London: HarperPress, 2010. ISBN: 9780007350865. A Christmas Carol: A Timeless Classic Sprinkled with Timeless...
Trust and Conscience in Bleak House and Our Mutual Friend
Most readers presume that the case of "Jarndyce v. Jarndyce" revolves around a will, but as John Jarndyce tells Esther Summerson in chapter eight of Bleak House, the question which Chancery cannot resolve is that of "'how the trusts under [a] Will...
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