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Becoming Dickens
by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
Harvard University Press, 2011
eISBN: 978-0-674-06276-4 | Cloth: 978-0-674-05003-7 | Paper: 978-0-674-07223-7
Library of Congress Classification PR4582.D68 2011
Dewey Decimal Classification 823.8

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
This provocative biography tells the story of how an ambitious young Londoner became England’s greatest novelist. Focused on the 1830s, it portrays a restless, uncertain Dickens who could not decide on a career path. Through twists and turns, the author traces a double transformation: in reinventing himself Dickens reinvented the form of the novel.
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