Friday, January 13th: Out of the Blacking Factory: Charles Dickens at the New York Public Library

Out of the Blacking Factory: Charles Dickens at the New York Public Library
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classrooms (42nd St. & 5th Ave., Manhattan)
2:15-4pm
Free

Aside from Shakespeare, no writer has more thoroughly engaged the public’s imagination than Charles Dickens; no gallery of characters is more varied or memorable. This presentation examines various aspects of Dickens’s life and reputation, the broad range of his fiction, and the various illustrators who added a crucial visual element to his verbal design.