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The Resource Circle of fire : Dickens' vision & style & the popular Victorian theater, William F. Axton

Circle of fire : Dickens' vision & style & the popular Victorian theater, William F. Axton

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Circle of fire : Dickens' vision & style & the popular Victorian theater
Title
Circle of fire
Title remainder
Dickens' vision & style & the popular Victorian theater
Statement of responsibility
William F. Axton
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This study explores the theater actually known and frequented by Dickens in order to show in terms of concrete structural analysis of his novels the nature of the predominantly ""dramatic"" or ""theatrical"" quality of his genius. Author William F. Axton finds that the three principal dramatic modes or ""voices"" that were characteristically Victorian were burlesquerie, grotesquerie, and the melodramatic, and that the novelist's vision of the world around him was drawn from ways of seeing transformed from those elements in the popular playhouse of his day -- as revealed in the structure and th
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Axton, William F
Dewey number
823.8
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR4581 .A9
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Dickens, Charles
  • Theater
  • Great Britain
  • Performing arts in literature
  • Dickens, Charles
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Performing arts
  • Performing arts in literature
  • Theater
  • Great Britain
Label
Circle of fire : Dickens' vision & style & the popular Victorian theater, William F. Axton
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; PREFACE; CONTENTS ; BOOK ONE: Dickens and the Theater; Chapter One: THE WRITER AS ACTOR; Chapter Two: MODES OF THE POPULAR VICTORIAN THEATER; BOOK TWO: Dickens' Theatrical Vision; Chapter Three: SKETCHES BY BOZ AND THE THEATRUM MUNDI; Chapter Four: PICKWICK PAPERS AND THE THEATRUM MUNDI; Chapter Five: OLIVER TWIST AND GROTESQUERIE; Chapter Six: GREAT EXPECTATIONS AND BURLESQUE FORM; BOOK THREE: Dickens' Theatrical Style; Chapter Seven: INTRODUCTORY; Chapter Eight: GROTESQUE SCENE; Chapter Nine: BURLESQUE PEOPLE; Chapter Ten: MELODRAMATIC NARRATIVE
  • APPENDIX A: An Evening at a Victorian PlayhouseAPPENDIX B: The News of Nemo's Death Reaches Cook's Court; NOTES; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Z
Control code
900345106
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (311 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781322601441
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/ctt1299ktd
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900345106
Label
Circle of fire : Dickens' vision & style & the popular Victorian theater, William F. Axton
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; PREFACE; CONTENTS ; BOOK ONE: Dickens and the Theater; Chapter One: THE WRITER AS ACTOR; Chapter Two: MODES OF THE POPULAR VICTORIAN THEATER; BOOK TWO: Dickens' Theatrical Vision; Chapter Three: SKETCHES BY BOZ AND THE THEATRUM MUNDI; Chapter Four: PICKWICK PAPERS AND THE THEATRUM MUNDI; Chapter Five: OLIVER TWIST AND GROTESQUERIE; Chapter Six: GREAT EXPECTATIONS AND BURLESQUE FORM; BOOK THREE: Dickens' Theatrical Style; Chapter Seven: INTRODUCTORY; Chapter Eight: GROTESQUE SCENE; Chapter Nine: BURLESQUE PEOPLE; Chapter Ten: MELODRAMATIC NARRATIVE
  • APPENDIX A: An Evening at a Victorian PlayhouseAPPENDIX B: The News of Nemo's Death Reaches Cook's Court; NOTES; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Z
Control code
900345106
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (311 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781322601441
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1299ktd
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900345106

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