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DICKENS & CHILDREN with Elisabeth Neales and John and Margaret Leonard

Friday 30 Mar 2012, 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM

This presentation starts with a short discussion of Dickens’ own children and his relationship with them. This is followed by an account of the various children that Dickens portrays in the novels, including children of the middle class, cheeky urchins and children of the very poor.

The speaker will be Elisabeth Neales and John and Margaret Leonard will provide dramatised readings.

Elisabeth Neales is a graduate of Oxford University and has taught English and History in secondary schools in England and Australia. She is currently Secretary of the Dickens Fellowship Melbourne Branch.

John and Margaret Leonard have diverse experience in the performing arts and now delight in sharing their enthusiasm for literary classics through dramatised readings.

SOLD OUT This event is currently at capacity. If you wish to be added to the waitlist, please email visitorservices@johnstoncollection.org or call The Johnston Collection on (03) 9416 2515 and we will contact you if places become available.