Charles Dickens The tumultuous life of England s greatest novelist beautifully rendered by unparalleled literary biographer Claire Tomalin When Charles Dickens died in The Times of London successfully campaign
Title: Charles Dickens
Author: Claire Tomalin
The tumultuous life of England s greatest novelist, beautifully rendered by unparalleled literary biographer Claire Tomalin When Charles Dickens died in 1870, The Times of London successfully campaigned for his burial in Westminster Abbey, the final resting place of England s kings and heroes Thousands flocked to mourn the best recognized and loved man of nineteenth centThe tumultuous life of England s greatest novelist, beautifully rendered by unparalleled literary biographer Claire Tomalin When Charles Dickens died in 1870, The Times of London successfully campaigned for his burial in Westminster Abbey, the final resting place of England s kings and heroes Thousands flocked to mourn the best recognized and loved man of nineteenth century England His books had made them laugh, shown them the squalor and greed of English life, and also the power of personal virtue and the strength of ordinary people In his last years Dickens drew adoring crowds to his public appearances, had met presidents and princes, and had amassed a fortune.Like a hero from his novels, Dickens trod a hard path to greatness Born into a modest middle class family, his young life was overturned when his profligate father was sent to debtors prison and Dickens was forced into harsh and humiliating factory work Yet through these early setbacks he developed his remarkable eye for all that was absurd, tragic, and redemptive in London life He set out to succeed, and with extraordinary speed and energy made himself into the greatest English novelist of the century.Years later Dickens s daughter wrote to the author George Bernard Shaw, If you could make the public understand that my father was not a joyous, jocose gentleman walking about the world with a plum pudding and a bowl of punch, you would greatly oblige me Seen as the public champion of household harmony, Dickens tore his own life apart, betraying, deceiving, and breaking with friends and family while he pursued an obsessive love affair.Charles Dickens A Life gives full measure to Dickens s heroic stature his huge virtues both as a writer and as a human being while observing his failings in both respects with an unblinking eye Renowned literary biographer Claire Tomalin crafts a story worthy of Dickens s own pen, a comedy that turns to tragedy as the very qualities that made him great his indomitable energy, boldness, imagination, and showmanship finally destroyed him The man who emerges is one of extraordinary contradictions, whose vices and virtues were intertwined as surely as his life and his art.
Charles Dickens Charles John Huffam Dickens was born on February , at Mile End Terrace now Commercial Road , Landport in Portsea Island , the second of eight children of David Perdue s Charles Dickens Page Dedicated to Bringing the Genius of Dickens to a New Generation of Readers Charles Dickens Biography Biography Charles Dickens was a prolific and highly influential th century British author, who penned such acclaimed works as Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, David Charles Dickens Online The most comprehensive collection of Charles Dickens s works on the web, including biography, quotes, news and much . BBC Drama Bleak House Charles Dickens Animation Scene Selector Use the scene selector to delve into key scenes and discover about Dickens life, and what influenced his work Animation created by Charles DickensCharles Dickens wurde am Februar in Landport bei Portsmouth geboren Er war das zweite von acht Kindern von John Dickens , einem mittellosen A Short Biography of Charles Dickens A biography of Charles Dickens , English Victorian novelist Dickens was born in Landport, Portsmouth, on February , , and was the second of eight Charles Dickens Michael This long awaited biography, twenty years after the last major account, uncovers Dickens the man through the profession in which he excelled Drawing on a lifetime Charles Dickens Wikipdia Biographie La biographie de Dickens, publie aprs sa mort et qui a longtemps fait autorit, est celle de John Forster, Life of Charles Dickens ami proche Charles Dickens Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.
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