In honor of Dickens's 200th birthday celebrated in 2012, Cleveland branch created a PowerPoint slide presentation appropriate for a single class or a meeting of adults of all ages. To request this free, entertaining and informative overview of Charles Dickens, the man himself, the characters of his imagination, the strong ties between his life events and his work, and his rock star celebrity, email Beth Bliss or Paul Siedel.
Cleveland Dickens Fellowship of Cleveland, Ohio, Branch No. 177, established in 1984, meets monthly from September through June to study and enjoy the works of Charles Dickens, his life and times. Join us at one of the County Libraries' meeting rooms. (Check Calendar.) All meetings begin at 7:00 pm and are free and open to the public.
To join the Cleveland Dickens Fellowship, come to a meeting and pay your dues, or just click on the link above.
(Acrobat Reader required. For a free download, click on the link below)
Edited by Malcolm Andrews, The Dickensian, combining contributions from academic as well as lay enthusiasts, leads Dickensian criticism around the world. Its headquarters, along with headquarters for the Fellowship, is in the Dickens House Museum, 48 Doughty Street, London, the home of Charles Dickens from 1837 to 1839.
As a member of the Cleveland Fellowship, Branch 177, you may subscribe at a reduced rate to the journal The Dickensian which is published three times a year. The published price for members runs about $24.00 USD. Use the link above to access the subscription form.
Each year the Fellowship gets together for study, entertainment and fun. In the year 2016 the International Conference will be held at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, July 20-25.