In this week's post I chat about some key bits of Dickens context and recommend some Dickens related content to check out!
In this weeks post I chat about 3 important literary features in Dickens's A Christmas Carol! But don't worry, there's not a Christmas song or mince pie in sight... it is February after all.
In this post I discuss the theme of the gothic in Dickens's Great Expectations! This is part of my GCSE / A level series, so feel free to share if you think it's useful!
In this post I discuss the theme of identity in Dickens's 'Great Expectations'.
In this post I discuss three of T.T. Bury's prints of the London and Manchester Railway from 1831!
In this post I discuss William Sandys 'Christmas Carols, Ancient and Modern', discussing the revival of Christmas festivity in the nineteenth century.
In this post I discuss exploring the material format of nineteenth-century literature by looking at periodical fiction.
I share how to rethink critical narratives in order to write an original academic essay.
Hello again. It's been nearly a year since my last blog post about Huntley and Palmers and my god what a year it has been! I've now finished my MA in English Lit (although I am still awaiting results. eek.) and it was actually quite difficult and time consuming. With tight deadlines, academic union strikes, … Continue reading ‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times’
~ Sunday 20th October ~ A few weeks ago in my Victorian Studies seminar we had to find something from our home town that resonated with 19th C globalism, so I headed over to the Reading Museum website to research Huntley and Palmers! Huntley and Palmers started as a local biscuit makers in 1822, but … Continue reading Huntley & Palmers – Superior Reading Biscuits!