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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 ofthe modern biographies and a complement to Forster and to Johnson. As New. Bookseller Inventory # 9011

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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

Edition: 1st Edition

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Drawing on unpublished material brought to light in the 1980s, this portrait of the famous novelist explores the autobiographical significance of his greatest works and gives a frank account of his marriage and his relationship with his mistress. Dickens' views on the important social and political issues of his day are also discussed. Fred Kaplan is also the author of "Thomas Carlyle: A Biography" and "Dickens and Mesmerism".

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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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