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Dickens. A Biography.

Kaplan, Fred.-

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ISBN 10: 0688043410 / ISBN 13: 9780688043414
Published by New York. William Morrow & Company. 1988., 1988
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First Edition. Pages 607 pp.8vo. Tan paper covered board with publisher's blue linen spine. Illustrated D.J. First Edition. Illustrated. An outstanding biography of The Inimitable. The best of the modern biographies and a complement to Forster and to Johnson. Signed by the author on the half-title. Few ink markings on front pastedown. Owner's bookplate on front free fly leaf. Else, Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 9249

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Title: Dickens. A Biography.

Publisher: New York. William Morrow & Company. 1988.

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Explores the life and works of Dickens in light of social and psychological theory, with attention to his marriage, long-time mistress, friends, and the many facets of Victorian society from which his material is drawn

About the Author:

Fred Kaplan is the author of Miracles of Rare Devices, Dickens and Mesmerism, Thomas Carlyle, A Biography (nominated for the 1983 National Book Critics Circle Award and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), Sacred Tears, and Henry James: A Biography, and is the editor of Charles Dickens' Book of Memoranda. A past recipient of Guggenheim and NEH Fellowships, he has also served as editor of the Dickens Studies Annual.

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