Boz Bicentenary Speaker Series: Sandra Sokowski
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
"Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities: Dr. Manette and the Prisoner at Eastern State Penitentiary." Just in time for Bastille Day Dr. Sandra Sokowski of Rutgers University will discuss Charles Dickens's tour of Eastern State Penitentiary during his 1842 visit to America and the influence that visit had on his writing of A Tale of Two Cities. This event will take place in the Elkins Room of the Rare Book Department, 3rd floor of Parkway Central Library.
When & Where
Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department
The Rare Book Department, among the largest in American public libraries, maintains collections of rare and valuable printed books, manuscripts, and works on paper and parchment from the ancient world through the 20th century.