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Charles Dickens and the great theatre of the world

Author: Simon Callow
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A concise portrait of the forefront Victorian novelist by the acclaimed actor and award-winning author of My Life in Pieces draws on his own experiences of portraying his subject on stage and screen to illuminate Dickens' genius and lesser-known status as a celebrity in his own time. - Publishers description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Callow
ISBN: 9780345803238 034580323X
OCLC Number: 779264443
Notes: "A Vintage original."
Description: xiii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Paradise --
Paradise Lost --
Beginning the World --
The Birth of Boz --
The Peregrinations of Pickwick --
Practical Power --
Here We Are! --
Sledge-Hammer Blow --
Animal Magnetism --
Every Man in His Humour --
The Great Fight and Strife of Life --
Not So Bad as We Seem --
The Ice-Bound Soul --
Going Public --
The Loadstone Rock --
On the Ground.
Responsibility: by Simon Callow.

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A concise portrait of the forefront Victorian novelist by the acclaimed actor and award-winning author of My Life in Pieces draws on his own experiences of portraying his subject on stage and screen to illuminate Dickens' genius and lesser-known status as a celebrity in his own time. - Publishers description.

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