Charles Dickens as I knew him the story of the reading tours in Great Britain and America (1866-1870) by George Dolby

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Published by T. F. Unwin in London .

Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Knowledge -- Performing arts,
  • Oral interpretation of fiction -- History -- 19th century,
  • British -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography,
  • Oral reading -- History -- 19th century

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Statementby George Dolby, 3d thousand.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4581 .D8 1885a
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 466 p.
Number of Pages466
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6672726M
LC Control Number24031722
OCLC/WorldCa3810476

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Page 10 of More Books. More by this Author "Not the man I know?" "You will recognise him, sir, if you knew him," said the man who spoke for the others, solemnly uncovering his own head, and raising an end of the tarpaulin, "for his face is quite composed.".

Mebius said the seeds of Oliver’s story were sown by a book that lay on Dickens’s shelf at the time of his death and had come out the year before his Twist was first serialised – Mudie’s.

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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.

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-- 1st Random House Stepping Stones ed. "A Stepping Stone book." SUMMARY: After harsh early years, Pip, an orphan growing up in Victorian England, is given the means to become a gentleman by an unknown benefactor and learns that outward appearances can be s: You mention Great Expectations (), which is your second choice of Charles Dickens he first talks about writing this novel, he mentions “a very fine, new, and grotesque idea.” He also talks about making it funny, because the novel before that had been A Tale of Two Cities.

Forster must have said to him something along the lines of, ‘It’s absolutely wonderful of course. Charles Dickens, as revealed in Claire Tomalins excellent biography, is both more and much less than what I expected from a lifetime of A Christmas Carol and knowing pieces of his books.

He is more in terms of his constant writing as an adult, his dedication to charitable interests, his working himself up in society from a difficult youth.4/5. Charles Dickens was born on February 7, in Portsmouth. The city is located in Hampshire, England.

His parents were John and Elizabeth Dickens. Charles was the second of their eight children. John Dickens was a clerk in a payroll office of the navy. He was born in and died in He inspired the character of Mr. Micawber in David. Chapter XII - Down, Page 2: Read Hard Times, by Author Charles Dickens Page by Page, now.

Free, Online. you proposed my husband to me. I took him. I never made a pretence to him or you that I loved him. I knew, and, father, you knew, and he knew, that I never did. I was not wholly indifferent, for I had a hope of being pleasant and useful.

Great Expectations is the thirteenth novel by Charles Dickens and his penultimate completed novel, which depicts the education of an orphan nicknamed Pip (the book is a bildungsroman, a coming-of-age story).It is Dickens's second novel, after David Copperfield, to be fully narrated in the first person.

The novel was first published as a serial in Dickens's weekly periodical All the Year Round Author: Charles Dickens. Dickens was a landmark biography when first published in This specially edited shorter edition takes the reader into the life of one of the world's greatest writers.

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