Tag: Charles Dickens

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  • Non-legal musings of a law student

    Non-legal musings of a law student

    Czech novelist Milan Kundera in his seminal work The Unbearable Lightness of Being posed an ever-recurring question: what can life be worth when the first rehearsal for life is life itself?

    February 20, 2020
  • Winter and the writer

    Winter and the writer

    The chilly weather had a dramatic effect on Mary Shelley, transporting her and her Frankenstein to the depths of winter.

    January 2, 2020
  • The literary genius

    The literary genius

    Charles Dickens' writings are priceless as they depict the true state of society, particularly exploitation of the labour class, including very young children.

    December 7, 2019
  • Bored with life~II

    Bored with life~II

    Although boredom has become the focus of research among scientists in recent years, Western novelists and playwrights have expounded on the subject throughout the ages. It is no surprise that boredom, which often destroys the human will and a lust for life, is a recurrent motif of Western literature. In this essay, I will focus …

    November 12, 2018
  • Dev Patel to star in David Copperfield film

    Dev Patel to star in David Copperfield film

    ¬†Indian-origin British actor Dev Patel is set to play David Copperfield in the new retelling of Charles Dickens’ story — “The Personal History of David Copperfield”. The film will be directed and written by “Veep” creator Armando Iannucci, reports variety.com. The project will offer a modern take on Dickens’ title character as he navigates a …

    February 15, 2018