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After Dickens : reading, adaptation, and performance

Author: John Glavin
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture, 20.
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After Dickens is both a performative reading of Dickens the novelist and an exploration of the potential for adaptive performance of the novels themselves. John Glavin conducts a historical inquiry into Dickens's relation to the theatre and theatricality of his own time, and uncovers a much more ambivalent, often hostile, relationship than has hitherto been noticed. In this context, Dickens's novels can be seen as a  Read more...
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Glavin, John.
After Dickens.
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999
(DLC) 98021975
(OCoLC)39169942
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Glavin
ISBN: 0511003706 9780511003707 0511035985 9780511035982 0511051212 9780511051210 0511117132 9780511117138 9780511484810 051148481X
OCLC Number: 47009847
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 226 pages).
Contents: pt. I. Set up. Dickens, adaptation and Grotowski. ... as upon a theatre --
pt. II. Flashback. ... to be a Shakespeare. Exit: "the sanguine mirage" --
pt. III. Resolution. How to do it. Coda.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture, 20.
Responsibility: John Glavin.
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A study of Dickens's hostility to theatre and theatricality alongside the huge performative potential of his fiction.  Read more...

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