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August 10, 2021
Ep. 22 Jenny Hartley, "Charles Dickens: A Very Short Introduction"
British author Charles Dickens is credited with creating some of the world's best-known fictional characters. To find out more about Charles Dickens, his work, and his two visits to the United States, we spoke to Jenny Hartley, emeritus professor of English at the University of Roehampton in London. She has written three books about Dickens, including "Charles Dickens: A Very Short Introduction," published in 2019.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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