Charles Dickens

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Nine global icons you didn’t know were high school dropouts

[embedded content] Share We hated back-to-school days too. . .0August 31, 2014 5:37 by kippreportIn honour of the school year starting in most UAE institutions today, Kippreport looks back on how much we all hated back-to-school day.The feeling of going ... [Published KippReport - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Counting on Modi’s ‘Great Expectations’

If India’s prime minister is serious about his ‘good days’ promise to the people then his government will need to do much more Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations is the most often used headline when discussing Modi and his 100 days of prime-ministership. ... [Published Gulf News - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Let it be, in life and in business

“Let It Be” became Paul McCartney’s anthem and it’s one of the songs he is best remembered for with The Beatles. (Photo:GNS / Linda McCartney, Capitol Records)My first album was "Let it Be" by The Beatles. There are so many songs on the album that are ... [Published Tennessean - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Michael Anthony T&T’s literary giant

No one has documented more of T&T’s history than Michael Anthony. The sprightly and spirited 84-year-old is this country’s go-to historian, a local literary giant, published author of some 30 books, with more looming on the horizon, he promises.Born in ... [Published Trinidad Guardian - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Dickens' novels deal with universal themes

in Portsmouth on the South Coast of England. He was the greatest novelist in England during the Victorian period. He compiled 15 novels, five novellas and nearly 100 short stories.Dickens's works, considered masterpieces of English literature, exposed ... [Published Sunday Observer - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Former councillor enjoys Edinburgh Fringe Festival debut

STORY TIME: Chris Foote-Wood from Darlington who took his Dickens show to the Edinburgh Fringe Picture: ANDY LAMBFirst published in News by Hannah Bryan , Reporter (Darlington)A FORMER long-serving councillor said he is pleased with the ... [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

When we put our minds to it, we can be unbeatable

I’ve been hunting around for good Dickens quotes, as I wanted to write this column about the ridiculousness of changing Charles Dickens Primary School to Ark Dickens Primary School, just because the Ark group is taking it over.Who, precisely, is Ark ... [Published Portsmouth Today - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

An elegant, raw portrayal

FILM GROUP: THE Invisible Woman marks Ralph Fiennes’ second outing as director, while also starring as the complex figure, novelist Charles Dickens.The Invisible Woman (M)Sunday August 31 at 4.10pm at Lilac City CinemaTHE Invisible Woman marks Ralph Fiennes’ ... [Published Goulburn Post - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Pickwick Papers made me laugh out loud | Stephen Bates

I still remember the surprise on finding out that Charles Dickens was so funny, and that is what made me love it The first appearance of Mr Samuel Weller in The Pickwick Papers, illustration by Phiz. Photograph: Universal Images Group/It was in the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Contrast in displays conflict

So, Vancouver passed a new law on the display of drug paraphernalia. No public displays in certain stores. But, it is still OK to display alcohol, cigarettes, cigars and all other tobacco products. It is also legal to display a weapon on your hip or your ... [Published Columbian.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

“My Earliest Impulse Was to Act”

Photograph by Tom Craig.Charissa Shearer, who is 25, says she never wanted to be anything but an actress. “Since I was about four years old, I would walk around the house wearing plastic sunglasses, saying ‘Geewhiz,’ even though I wasn’t American.” It’s ... [Published Vanity Fair - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Netflix planning Charles Dickens adaptation with Channel 4

Netflix and Channel 4 are set to team up with Alan Bleasdale for an adaptation of Charles Dickens's A Tale Of Two Cities.The two companies are rumoured to be in discussions on buying the rights to Bleasdale's script from BBC Worldwide, which current holds ... [Published Recombu Mobile Phones - Aug 26 2014]

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A Rare Opportunity [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Aug 29 2014]
Stage Listings: Aug. 29 to Sept. 4, 2014 [Published Northeast Pennsylvania Weekender - Aug 29 2014]
"Les Mis," "Pride and Prejudice," manga-style [Published Cape Cod Online - Aug 29 2014]
When we put our minds to it, we can be unbeatable [Published Portsmouth Today - Aug 29 2014]
An elegant, raw portrayal [Published Goulburn Post - Aug 28 2014]
Rubbish mound [Published Shoreham Today - Aug 28 2014]
The Pickwick Papers made me laugh out loud | St... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
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Sandy the homeless lady and ethics [Published Examiner.com - Aug 28 2014]
Why August Is the Cruelest Month [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Aug 28 2014]
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Maybe Orphanages Aren’t So Bad After All, Study... [Published TIME.com - Aug 27 2014]
Orphanages, as we all know from Charles Dickens, studies of kids from former Eastern Bloc countries and the musical Annie, are bad for children. Except, as a few studies are now beginning to find, when they’re not. The latest study looked at children ...
Today’s letters: A debate over the health effec... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 20 2014]
Better than booze Re: Health Canada Doesn’t Endorse Medical Use Of Pot, Ambrose Says , Aug. 19. The time for legalizing marijuana is long overdue. It strikes as more than a little hypocritical that the politicians in this country spend our tax dollars ...
A view from a bridge: which London bridge has t... [Published HDTV UK - Aug 14 2014]
Image via Vladimir Rogers at Flickrcc London has multiple bridges straddling the River Thames, many of them providing incredible views spanning the city – they are tourist honeypots in their own right, and quite rightly so. Whether you’re walking, ...
The Daily Agenda for Monday, August 4 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Aug 04 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA is brought to you by: From GPU News, February 1974, page 25. The Wreck Room Bar across from what is now the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design opened in July 1972 as the city’s first cowboy/levi/leather bar. It had three rooms ...
Having Too Many Choices Can Stress You Out and ... [Published TIME.com - Aug 01 2014]
1. It’s Your Choice With all the recent news about violence, viruses, and victimization, it’s sometimes hard to believe that people can be unhappy in places where there is relative calm and plenty. Psychiatrist Zbigniew Lipowski once wrote: “I maintain ...
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The Humor Code [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 02 2014]
Dickens biopic premieres in London [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Jan 28 2014]
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