Charles Dickens http://wrti.org en The Life and Legacy of Charles Dickens http://wrti.org/post/life-and-legacy-charles-dickens <p></p><p>As the Free Library of Philadelphia continues its celebration of <em>A Year of &nbsp;Dickens</em>, WRTI's Susan Lewis considers the lasting appeal of the 19th-century writer - 200 years after his birth.</p><p>The exhibition <em>AT HOME ON THE STAGE: Charles Dickens and Theatre&nbsp;</em> is at the Rare Book Department of the Parkway Central Library through January 3rd, 2013.&nbsp; <a href="http://libwww.freelibrary.org/calendar/calbydateDickens.cfm" target="_blank"><strong>A variety of Dickens-related programming is also scheduled, including literary salons that are considering a different Dickens novel each month.&nbsp;</strong></a></p><p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 13:36:29 +0000 Susan Lewis 4112 at http://wrti.org The Life and Legacy of Charles Dickens Charles Dickens at the Free Library of Philadelphia http://wrti.org/post/charles-dickens-free-library-philadelphia <p><span class="il">WRTI&#39;s Susan</span> Lewis looks at the life and legacy of Charles Dickens as the Free Library of Philadelphia continues its year-long Dickens celebration with special exhibits and programming.</p> Sat, 09 Jun 2012 15:15:00 +0000 Susan Lewis 3973 at http://wrti.org Charles Dickens at the Free Library of Philadelphia The Life and Work of 19th-Century English Writer Charles Dickens http://wrti.org/post/life-and-work-19th-century-english-writer-charles-dickens <p>Two hundred years after his birth, the author of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, GREAT EXPECTATIONS, and OLIVER TWIST is now the subject of a year-long celebration at the Free Library of Philadelphia.</p> Mon, 26 Dec 2011 14:41:08 +0000 Susan Lewis 3406 at http://wrti.org The Life and Work of 19th-Century English Writer Charles Dickens A New Jean Sibelius Symphony?--Charles Dickens' 200th Birthday--The Kimmel Center at Age 10 http://wrti.org/post/new-jean-sibelius-symphony-charles-dickens-200th-birthday-kimmel-center-age-10 <p>As fragments of an unfinished masterwork by Jean Sibelius come to light, David Patrick Stearns considers whether or not we're about to hear a new Sibelius symphony - more than half a century after the death of the great Finish composer.</p> <p>Susan Lewis explores the best of times and the worst of times in the life of Charles Dickens. Celebrations of the 200th birthday of the great Victorian-era English novelist are taking place around the region and the world.</p> <p>As the Kimmel Center celebrates its 10th birthday, Jim Cotter speaks with Ann Ewers, the president of the Philadelphia performing arts center.</p> Sat, 17 Dec 2011 21:21:00 +0000 Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns 2674 at http://wrti.org A New Jean Sibelius Symphony?--Charles Dickens' 200th Birthday--The Kimmel Center at Age 10