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Courses Newberry Library Seminar Serial Reading

A Serial Reading of Dickens’s Our Mutual Friend

A Newberry Library Adult Education Seminar Our Mutual Friend is Charles Dickens’s last completed novel, filled with humor, dark satire, multiple plot lines, 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 via Zoom. […]

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Courses Newberry Library Seminar

A Serial Reading of Our Mutual Friend

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, […]