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Author McParland, Robert

Title Charles Dickens's American audience / Robert McParland

Publ Info Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PR4592.A54 M37 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 244 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-234) and index
Contents Seeking Charles Dickens's American audience -- Charles Dickens and the American community -- Dickens and American publishers -- Charles Dickens's first visit to America, American notes, and Martin Chuzzlewit -- Dickens and library reading -- Learning from fiction and reality -- Dickens in a house divided -- Civil War reading -- Theatricality -- The public readings and the American reconstruction of Charles Dickens -- The afterlife of Charles Dickens
LC subject Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Appreciation -- United States
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Influence
Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 19th century
United States -- Civilization -- 19th century
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Alt Title Charles Dickens' American audience
ISBN 9780739118573 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739118579 (cloth : alk. paper)