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Dickens' Novels

Great Expectations, Professor Jon Mee

In this podcast, Professor Jon Mee is joined by three of his MA students to discuss Great Expectations.

Christmas Stories, Professor Jon Mee

In this podcast, Professor Jon Mee, is joined by three of his MA students to discuss Charles Dickens’ Christmas short stories, focussing on A Christmas Carol.

Bleak House, Andrew Davies and Gary Watt

In this podcast Andrew takes Gary through the process and challenges involved in adapting Bleak House.

Dickens at Christmas, Professor Jon Mee

In this video, Professor Jon Mee, gives an alternative Christmas speech that takes a look at Dickens' legacy and how it stretches far beyond A Christmas Carol.

Oliver Twist, Professor Jon Mee

In this podcast, Professor Jon Mee discusses Oliver Twist.

A Tale of Two Cities, Professor Jon Mee

In this podcast, Professor Jon Mee is joined by three of his MA students to discuss A Tale of Two Cities.

Our Mutual Friend, Professor Jon Mee

In this podcast, Professor Jon Mee is joined by three of his MA students, Harriet Kilikita, Rebecca Lea and Naomi Hammond, to discuss Our Mutual Friend.

Bill and Nancy, Professor Rebecca Probert

In this podcast, Professor Rebecca Probert examines a a real-life 19th century couple whose tragic tale could have been taken straight out of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist.

Little Dorrit, Dr Charlotte Mathieson

Dr. Charlotte Mathieson, an Associate Fellow in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, speaks with Penelope Jenkins about European travel in Little Dorrit.

Bleak House, Dr Charlotte Mathieson

Dr. Charlotte Mathieson, an Associate Fellow in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, speaks with Penelope Jenkins about travel in Bleak House.

Dickens on Screen, Andrew Davies and Professor Jon Mee

In this video Andrew Davies talks with Professor Jon Mee about adapting Dickens for screen.

The Significance of the Caged Bird in Bleak House, Professor Gary Watt

Professor Gary Watt - in an article taken from his book Equity Stirring: The Story of Justice Beyond The Law - discusses the significance in Bleak House of Richard's plight paralleled with the image of a caged bird.

Dickens' Writing, Dr Charlotte Mathieson

Dr Charlotte Mathieson writes about Dickens and how he has become synonymous with the Victorian Novel.

Comedy in Dickens, Professor Robert Patten

Professor Robert Patten, Charles Dickens Museum’s current Scholar in Residence and English Professor at Rice University, Texas discusses comedy and location in Charles Dickens' work with Professor Jon Mee.