This Newberry Seminar is now concluded. It was held in the fall of 2016.
Our Mutual Friend is Charles Dickens’s last completed novel, filled with humor, dark satire, multiple plotlines, and remarkable prose. This seminar considers the book in serial weekly installments (no spoilers) for an engaging in-depth look at Dickens’s literary craft, social criticism, and psychological insight. Eight sessions. For the first session, please read pages 13-51, but please do not read the book’s introduction.Continue reading “A Serial Reading of Our Mutual Friend”