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Reading Dickens in the Jungle, et al.

–An article has been posted on Academia.edu entitled “Reading Dickens in the Jungle: A Handful of Dust and Mr Pip.” This is by Alessandro Vescovi, professor of English at the Università degli Studi di Milano (University of Milan). It previously appeared … Continue reading

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Tony Last and Julian Assange

A UK political blogger has posted a message comparing the plight of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the hero of Waugh’s novel Handful of Dust. This was T0ny Last, who: … ends the book trapped as a prisoner in the Brazilian jungle – … Continue reading

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