Tag: Oliver Twist


“He may just go to the Devil”: The Stormy Collaboration of Dickens and Cruikshank


This post has been contributed by Laurena Tsudama. In a letter to his publisher John Macrone on October 19, 1836, the young author Charles Dickens wrote: “I have long believed Cruikshank to be mad; and his letter therefore, surprises me, not a jot. If you...

Oliver! Captivate Theatre


This post has been contributed by Erin Horáková. Read her previous posts here and here. “Oliver, never before has a boy—“ no, sorry. I have come to review Captivate Theatre’s Edinburgh Fringe production of Oliver! at the Rose Theatre, not to launch into the big...

Boz Reinvented: the Many Modern Faces of Charles Dickens


This post has been contributed by Katie Bell, in response to the 22nd annual Dickens Society Symposium, held in Boston, 14-16 July 2017. Read the storify from the conference here: Day One, Day Two, and Day Three. Read her first post for the Dickens Society...