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Charles Dickens

Author: Michael Slater
Publisher: New Haven [u.a.] Yale Univ. Press 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This long-awaited biography, twenty years after the last major account, uncovers Dickens the man through the profession in which he excelled. Drawing on a lifetime's study of this prodigiously brilliant figure, Michael Slater explores the personal and emotional life, the high-profile public activities, the relentless travel, the charitable works, the amateur theatricals and the astonishing productivity. But the core  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
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Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Slater
ISBN: 9780300112078 0300112076
OCLC Number: 600284362
Description: XVI, 696 S., [16] Bl. Ill.
Responsibility: Michael Slater.

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A biography that reveals Dickens the man through the profession in which he excelled. Drawing on a study of this prodigiously brilliant figure, it explores the personal and emotional life, the  Read more...

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