Dickens on Theatre by Nancy Holder

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Published by Hesperus Press in London .

Written in English

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  • Theater,
  • History

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Book details

Statement[foreword, Richard Eyre ; introduction and notes, Pete Orford]
ContributionsOrford, Pete
LC ClassificationsPN2594 .D53 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 90 p. ;
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25050325M
ISBN 101843916177
ISBN 109781843916178
LC Control Number2011486702

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In fact, Dickens himself performed one of the earliest public showings of the tale, reading as if he were various characters from the book. Much an actor himself, Dickens actively worked to create stories entertaining enough for the theatre.

For generations, this tale of human.

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