Archives for "biography of Catherine Dickens"
Oprah selection sparks Dickens discussion with Nayder in Wall Street Journal

Thursday, December 9, 2010 5:24 pm

Does Charles Dickens matter? Professor of English Lillian Nayler helps answer the question in the Dec. 12 Wall Street Journal. The question was prompted by two of Charles Dickens' novels -- “A Tale of Two Cities” and “Great Expectations” -- being named last week to Oprah Winfrey’s book club.

Bates professor reveals real story of Charles Dickens' wife in new book

Friday, November 12, 2010 4:12 pm

Lillian Nayder is a Bates professor whose new biography "The Other Dickens: A Life of Catherine Hogarth" is the first comprehensive portrait of the woman that Charles Dickens married and then repudiated.