Charles Dickens in America. by William Glyde Wilkins

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  • Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870 -- Travel -- United States,
  • Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870 -- Appreciation -- United States,
  • Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Travel -- United States

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1911 ed.

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The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 318 p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23251663M
ISBN 100838310923

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Dickens in America A part television documentary following Charles Dickens' travels across the United States induring which the young journalist penned a travel book, American Notes. Charles Dickens in America Paperback – Febru by William Glyde Wilkins (Compiler) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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This video is a production of. Source: Charles Dickens in America by William Glyde Wilkins Dickens expressed his darker world view in later novels such as David Copperfield and Bleak House. But despite the "quarrel", these books. American Notes for General Circulation is a travelogue by Charles Dickens detailing his trip to North America from January to June While there he acted as a critical observer of North American society, almost as if returning a status report on their by: An illustration of an open book.

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Full text of "Charles Dickens in America". Charles Dickens Tour of America InDickens arrived in America for a tour and was hailed as the most famous writer in the world due to his success with Oliver Twist and the Pickwick Papers. At the age of thirty, his fame was not unlike the arrival of the Beatles in the early sixties.

Dickens was born Charles John Huffam Dickens on February 7,in Portsmouth, on the southern coast of England. The famed British author was the second of eight :   The book shows signs of Dickens’s weak health, and some of the chapters are as dead as anything he wrote.

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An enthusiastic audience, which included literary stars Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Ralph Waldo Emerson, seemed to have forgotten Dickens's widely known unflattering views of the United States described in his book American Notes.A year-old Dickens read selections from A.

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Sadly, though, his visits made Dickens grow a certain level of distaste for the western world, and the United States in particular, even though we still celebrate his presence in many eastern cities, including Boston, Philadelphia, and New York City, today. The four volumes were “among the most important works that Dickens wrote,” the letter continued, after which it gave brief descriptions of each book (Nicholas Nickleby “presents a vivid picture of family life in which love and romance are interwoven with black treachery”).

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A sketch made of Dickens during his visit to America. The Spirit of the Times wrote of it: “This most extraordinary, fashionable, brilliant, unique, grotesque, enchanting, bewitching, confounding, eye-dazzling, heart-delighting, superb, foolish and ridiculous fete came off at the Park Theatre, New York, on Monday evening last.”But in a prescient endnote, the reporter predicted.

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Charles Dickens was an abolitionist and wrote of his feeling of the uncanny when encountering his first slave, serving him dinner at his hotel in Baltimore in Yet, when senators from the slave states assured him of their support for international copyright, he warmed up.

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Charles Dickens often in his books noted the horrible conditions in which the urban poor lived. The book that delved into this pollution the most was Bleak House. One of the most memorable characters was Jo, a crossing sweep who earned the little money he received each day by clearing a path in the filthy streets for people walking or climbing.

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