An Introduction to Great Expectations

English Literature



10m 56s
This podcast introduces Great Expectations, exploring some of the key themes that run through the book, including prisons and the impossibility of our ever escaping from our own pasts. It also sets the novel in context of Dickens' early life. The core purpose of the podcast is to bring to your attention some of the key elements of the book so that you gain a deeper understanding when reading it, which can then be reflected in any coursework or essays you undertake.


Ian Brinton

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