Charles Dickens

News & Views
8:36 am
Mon December 3, 2012

The Life and Legacy of Charles Dickens

As the Free Library of Philadelphia continues its celebration of A Year of  Dickens, WRTI's Susan Lewis considers the lasting appeal of the 19th-century writer - 200 years after his birth.

The exhibition AT HOME ON THE STAGE: Charles Dickens and Theatre  is at the Rare Book Department of the Parkway Central Library through January 3rd, 2013.  A variety of Dickens-related programming is also scheduled, including literary salons that are considering a different Dickens novel each month. 

Creatively Speaking
11:15 am
Sat June 9, 2012

Charles Dickens at the Free Library of Philadelphia

WRTI's Susan 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.

News and Views
9:41 am
Mon December 26, 2011

The Life and Work of 19th-Century English Writer Charles Dickens

Creatively Speaking
4:21 pm
Sat December 17, 2011

A New Jean Sibelius Symphony?--Charles Dickens' 200th Birthday--The Kimmel Center at Age 10

Jean Sibelius

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.

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.

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