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Sunday, March 1 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Dickens and the Jews

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The anti-Semitic presentation of Fagin in Oliver Twist did great harm to the political career of several politicians in Victorian England; and Dickens corrected the image in one of his late novels in which Mr. Riah appears as a sentimentalized image of the good Jew

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Errol Durbach

Errol Durbach is a Professor Emeritus of UBC, where he served as Head of Theatre and Associate Dean. He is interested in the depiction of Jews in English Literature

Sunday March 1, 2020 3:15pm - 4:15pm PST
Room G