Tuesday, 3 July 2007, 12:00AM

Dickens: A Tale of Two Cities

Dr Tony Williams

Each year the City of London festival has a theme 'Trading Places' which celebrates the links between the City of London and other trading centres around the world. This year's theme is London and Paris, and this lecture will centre around life in London and Paris during the time of the Revolution, drawing upon Charles Dickens's masterpiece 'A Tale of Two Cities'.

Further details available from the City of London Festival www.colf.org

dr-tony-williams

Tony Williams taught English in secondary schools from 1969 to 1997 when he took early retirement. From 1999 to 2006 he was Joint General Secretary of The International Dickens Fellowship and a Trustee of the Charles Dickens Museum in London. He is Associate Editor of The Dickensian and organises the London programme of events for the Dickens Fellowship, as well as being a frequent speaker on Dickensian topics both in the UK and overseas. He is currently a member of the group planning the programme for the celebrations in 2012 of the bicentenary of Dickens’s birth. He has recently accepted an honorary Research Fellowship at the University of Buckingham to assist with work on Dickens Journals Online.

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3 July 2007

Dickens: A Tale of Two Cities
Dr Tony Williams

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