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Louisiana
Center for the Book

Celebrating Readers, Writers and Their Books

If you are looking for Information on author submission criteria, follow this link or email the Louisiana Book Festival Office with questions concerning author submissions.

SEND US EMAIL
(225) 219 - 9503
Louisiana Center for the Book
701 N. Fourth St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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Sharon Weltman
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Sharon Aronofsky Weltman (Professor of English at LSU) is a member of the Dickens Project faculty. The author of two books, Performing the Victorian and Ruskin’s Mythic Queen, plus a scholarly edition of the original Sweeney Todd melodrama, she has published more than forty essays on authors such as Dickens, John Ruskin, Christina Rossetti, and Charlotte Brontë.  Her current book project, Victorians on Broadway, examines Victorian literature on the Broadway musical stage.

Panel: What the Dickens: Celebrating 200 Years of Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens (1812-1870), a writer so popular that his books have never gone out of print, has been celebrated around the world during his bicentenary. LSU professors and Dickens experts Dr. Elsie Michie and Dr. Sharon Weltman discuss their enthusiasm for his work and their involvement in the intriguing Dickens Universe conference. Mark Dunn, author of Ella Minnow Pea, talks about his new book, Under the Harrow, which uses a Dickens theme in a most interesting way, and Meghan Kelly, co-founder of the Dickens Fellowship of New Orleans, will describe that exciting new organization.

 

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

House Committee Room 3

Discussion

What the Dickens: Celebrating 200 Years of Charles Dickens