Titel: Charles Dickens: Family History. Volume 2: ...
Verlag: Routledge, London, 2001.
Single volume. Facsimile Reprint of the 1883 edition. Hardback. Set ISBN: 0415222338. Single volume only. Families were of great importance in Dicken's life, and feature strongly in his writings. His writings are full of mothers and fathers, sons and daughters, brothers and sisters. The parent-child relationship is also a major theme in his work, although it is true that parents are sometimes conspicuous by their absence, and their roles are filled by surrogates. This set provides a unique insight into Charles Dicken's life, through the writings of his friends and family. Through this collection of hard to find material, the reader will gain an understanding of the more poignant relationships in Dicken's life, thus providing a background for a more detailed reading of Dicken's literature. This set will provide the answers to many questions about Dicken's life and his works: In which novels does Dicken's father John Dickens, appear as a fictional character? (Little Dorrit and David Copperfield) Which of Dicken's children never saw their mother again after the separation of their parents? (Mary, known as Mamie) Who did Dickens base his portrayal of Mrs Nickleby in Nicholas Nickleby on? (His mother) The set also provides information on Dickens' affair with Ella Ternan, his superhuman capacity for work and his feelings on sending some of his own children to Australia. Charles Dickens: A Family History is a must for anyone interested in Charles Dickens, the man and the writer Complete in itself but part of a larger set. New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers A48744
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