Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 February 2008

352 Pages | 15 halftones

ISBN: 9780199236206

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Charles Dickens and His Performing Selves

Dickens and the Public Readings

Malcolm Andrews

  • Detailed historical account of Dickens's public reading career, the development of performance techniques, and the management of his public image as a celebrity
  • Re-constructs actual performances, based on eye-witness accounts
  • Assesses the relationship between the readings and the fiction, and the new light thrown by the readings on Dickens the novelist

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