Charles Dickens as I knew him

the story of the reading tours in Great Britain and America, 1866-1870
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Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870 -- Biog
Statementby George Dolby
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Paginationxiv, 482 p., [12] leaves of plates :
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Open LibraryOL14555547M

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Charles Dickens As I Knew Him intimately reveals the Dickens behind the writer, depicting a man devoted to his work and determined to satisfy his audience despite severe and ongoing health problems.

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The story of the reading tours in Great Britain and America ()" See other formats. Charles Dickens, a man so representative of his age as to have become considered synonymous with it, demands to be read in context. This book illuminates the worlds - social, political, economic and artistic - in which Dickens worked.

Charles Dickens as I knew him: the story of the reading tours in Great Britain and America (). Charles John Huffam Dickens (/ˈdɪkɪnz/; 7 February – 9 June ) was an English writer and social critic.

He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian g place: Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey, England. Charles Dickens as I knew him; the story of the reading tours in Great Britain and America (). Charles Dickens As I Knew Him Paperback – 8 Jun.

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See all. Charles Dickens At the table, and as hostThe original of "Little Nell." [Picture: Charles Dickens Reading in Garden] If, in these pages, written in remembrance of my father, I should tell you my dear friends, nothing new of him, I can, at least, promise you that what I shall tell will be told faithfully, if simply, and perhaps there may be.

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Some foxing. Charles Dickens was a British author who penned beloved classics such as ‘Hard Times,' 'A Christmas Carol,' 'David Copperfield' and 'Great Expectations.'Born: Charles Dickens as I Knew Him: George Dolby: Cornell University Library: Dickens and the Workhouse: Ruth Richardson: Oxford University Press: Walking Dickensian London: Richard Jones: Interlink Books: Dickens' Rochester: John Oliver: John Hallewell Publications: Charles Dickens' Favorite Daughter: The Life, Loves, and.

Dolby pointed out in his book, Charles Dickens as I Knew Him (), that after he finished his reading from Christmas Carol "a dead silence seemed to prevail - a sort of public sigh as it were - only to be broken by cheers and calls, the most enthusiastic and uproarious, causing Mr.

Dickens to break through his rule, and again presenting.Dickens enjoyed a wider popularity during his lifetime than had any previous author. Much in his work could appeal to the simple and the sophisticated, to the poor and to the queen, and technological developments as well as the qualities of his work enabled his fame to spread worldwide very quickly.

His long career saw fluctuations in the reception and sales of individual novels, but none of.Get this from a library! Charles Dickens as I knew him: the story of the reading tours in Great Britain and America, [George Dolby] -- This volume is an account of the famous reading tours of Charles Dickens in Great Britain and America.