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Dickens Comes to Cleveland, Again
KSL hosts an exhibit for "Dickens in the Western Reserve," the 103rd Annual International Dickens Fellowship Conference. In 1842, Dickens said Cleveland was "a beautiful town" and conference attendees will be on campus Thursday, July 30 through Wednesday, August 5 for scholarship and entertainment, including two exhibits at KSL.
• KSL's main floor exhibit cases feature Dickens with items from the library collection, KSL's Manuscripts collection, and facsimilies of Dickens' letters from 1839 to 1867.
• KSL Special Collections Department also hosts an exhibit of rare items & first editions on Saturday from 2-5 pm for conference attendees and interested visitors. Letters, books, journals and manuscripts that have a connection to Charles Dickens and his works will remain on exhibit in Special Collections through Friday, August 7.
Expand your Dickensian knowledge beyond Edwin Drood, Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickelby, or Pickwick..make it "the best of times," and enjoy the exhibits for the Dickens Fellowship Conference!
Learn more about Charles Dickens and his work from the Case Catalog or some of our databases:
Arts & Humanities, expand the folder & choose Literature, for Literary Reference Center, Oxford Reference Online
JSTOR, search for 'author' Dickens, Charles
Academic Search Complete, 'subject' search for Dickens, Charles for many articles about him & his work—from 1866 to 2009!
Exhibits arranged by the KSL Special Collections Department, with assistance from Tasia Hane-Devore.
Posted by Karen Oye on July 30, 2009 06:09 PM