The Engaging and Enduring Mr. Dickens : Highlights from the Fellman Dickens Collection

Books / Literature - Exhibit

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - Friday, December 28, 2012

George C. Gordon Library
Gladwin Gallery, Ground floor

To celebrate Charles Dickens's 200th birthday, Gordon Library is presenting an interesting selection of material from its Fellman Dickens Collection. The exhibition highlights themes in Dickens's novels including family life, coaching days, Christmas, and social reform. Rare first editions in serials and parts are also on view. A reception will be held on September 20, 2012,4:30-6:30 p.m., featuring a presentation by Kristin Boudreau on entitled 'A Pretty New England Town' : Dickens in Worcester.

Cost: free

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School

E-mail: libraryexhibits@wpi.edu
Phone: 508-831-5410

Last Modified: September 17, 2012 at 12:32 PM

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