The Use of English Volume 64.1 Autumn 2012

Cover of the Charles Dickens Bicentenary issue of The Use of EnglishArticles

  • Bookends: Teaching Dickens at Year 7 and Year 13: Sorrel Wood
  • What I Call Home - Using Dickens in the Classroom to Think About Forms of Family: Holly Furneaux
  • Teaching Dickens in the Modern Classroom: Laura-Jane Evans-Jones
  • Distillation of Dickens: Rob Worrall
  • The 'Little Fiction' of Charles Dickens: Ian Brinton
  • Great Expectations: Dickens and Education - a Bicentenary Perspective: Nia McIntosh and Florian Schweizer
  • Adapting Dickens for the Younger Reader: Gill Tavner
  • The Charles Dickens Creative Writing Competition 2012


  • Charles Dickens: A Life, by Claire Tomalin; Becoming Dickens, by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, reviewed by Pamela Bickley
  • The Life of Charles Dickens, by John Forster, reviewed by Ian Brinton
  • A Mutual Friend: Poems for Charles Dickens, edited by Peter Robinson, reviewed by Jeremy Tambling
  • The Comedy of Forgiveness: Readings in Shakespeare and Dickens, by John Haddon, reviewed by Martin Hayden
  • Dickens and the Artists, edited by Mark Bills, reviewed by Elaine Harris
  • The Essential Charles Dickens School Resource: Contemporary Approaches to Teaching Classic Texts Ages 7-14, by Gill Robins and Laura-Jane Evans-Jones, reviewed by Gill Parker
  • Real Reads Dickens Retold, by Gill Tavner: Bleak House, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, Great Expectations, Hard Times, Little Dorrit, The Old Curiosity Shop, Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities, reviewed by Jane Campion


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