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Dickens' Classic Revived for Christmas

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Dickens' Classic Revived for Christmas

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Dickens' Classic Revived for Christmas

Dickens' Classic Revived for Christmas

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Victorians received the first installment of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations in December 1860. Now, Stanford University has serialized the story and is mailing out chapters to readers every two weeks. NPR's Laura Sydell reports.