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.
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.