Charles Dickens and the Invention of Christmas
Charles Dickens and the Invention of Christmas
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Charles Dickens and the Invention of Christmas

Charles Dickens and the Invention of Christmas: Griff Rhys Jones reveals how Dickens created the idea of a traditional family Christmas through one of his best-known books, A Christmas Carol. From the moment it was published in 1843, the story of miserly Ebeneezer…

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Plague Fiction
Plague Fiction
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Plague Fiction

Plague Fiction: In light of the Covid-19 global outbreak, Professor Laura Ashe takes a look back at the literature on the Plague, starting with the 14th century when the Black Death was sweeping the globe.     Going from one of the earliest…

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