The Resource Simply Dickens, Paul Schlicke

Simply Dickens, Paul Schlicke

Label
Simply Dickens
Title
Simply Dickens
Statement of responsibility
Paul Schlicke
Title variation
Dickens
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Oliver Twist. A Christmas Carol. David Copperfield. Bleak House. A Tale of Two Cities. Great Expectations. The novels of Charles Dickens (1812-1870) read like a Who's Who of canonical works. Yet, less well known is the fact that Dickens himself was something of a created character, a larger-than-life figure who lived through his art and pursued his many passions with a theatrical zeal that could have belonged to one of his famous protagonists. Largely self-taught, with little formal education, Dickens was catapulted to fame at the age of 24 with the publication of The Pickwick Papers in 1836. For the next 30 years, he wrote a prodigious number of novels, short stories, essays and other works, while simultaneously campaigning for a variety of social reforms. As Simply Dickens colorfully describes, in life and in art, Dickens threw himself into everything he undertook--from taking on the personalities of his characters as he wrote, to pursuing such causes as children's rights and universal education. While some authors have depicted Dickens as a tormented soul or cruel misogynist who compromised his work by pandering to a wide audience, Simply Dickens convincingly shows him as a purposeful, supremely talented, and versatile personality, whose popular appeal was central to his achievement
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NZAUC
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Schlicke, Paul
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Great lives
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Novelists, English
Target audience
adult
Label
Simply Dickens, Paul Schlicke
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 pages
Edition
First edition.
Extent
93 pages
Isbn
9781943657063
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)986281159
  • 1636313
  • (OCoLC)ocn986281159
  • 1636313
Label
Simply Dickens, Paul Schlicke
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 pages
Edition
First edition.
Extent
93 pages
Isbn
9781943657063
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)986281159
  • 1636313
  • (OCoLC)ocn986281159
  • 1636313

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