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Mrs Dickens’ Songbook at the State Library of NSW

Misses Dickens vocal. [between 1840 and 1859?] State Library of NSW Mitchell Library   As Caroline Baum -State Library of NSW Reader in Residence – writes one of the highlights of the Boz in Oz: 112th Dickens Fellowship Conference was … Continue reading

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Join us on 2 February 2019

Saturday 2nd February NSWDS AGM + A talk by Susannah Fullerton OAM, FRSN; Queen Victoria & Charles Dickens  2019 is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria. There’s no better time to look at the relationship between the Queen … Continue reading

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Another cracker of a Dickens/Brontë Christmas lunch!

On Saturday 1 December 2018 seventy members and guests of both the NSW Dickens Society and the Australian Brontë Association gathered together to celebrate a Victorian Christmas lunch in Cellos Grand Dining Room at the Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Sydney. Opened … Continue reading

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Boz in Oz conference

Our long awaited Boz in Oz: Charles Dickens’ Colonial Connections conference is now over. We had Great Expectations for the 112th Dickens Fellowship International Conference – which began with a Reception at the Sydney Town Hall with Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore – and … Continue reading

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Our 2019 Weekend by the Seaside

Saturday, 18th May: The Dickensian Child: Angels, Innocence & Early Death – Walter Mason How did Dickens contribute to English myths of childhood? Many of the children in his books like Oliver Twist, Tiny Tim, Little Nell and Poor Jo … Continue reading

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112th Dickens International Fellowship

Boz in Oz: Charles Dickens’ Colonial Connections is about to commence! Registration begins from 3pm Thursday 25 October 2018!! We look forward to welcoming delegates from all over Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Germany, Sweden, UK & USA. Many thanks to … Continue reading

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Thanks to Juvenilia Press

Thanks to our Sponsors Juvenilia Press which publishes early works by a variety of writers such as Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, Lewis Carroll, Philip Larkin, Margaret Atwood and Charles Dickens. The scholarly editions of these early writings by children and adolescents (up … Continue reading

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