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The Resource Innocent abroad : Charles Dickens's American engagements, Jerome Meckier

Innocent abroad : Charles Dickens's American engagements, Jerome Meckier

Label
Innocent abroad : Charles Dickens's American engagements
Title
Innocent abroad
Title remainder
Charles Dickens's American engagements
Statement of responsibility
Jerome Meckier
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1842, Victorian England's foremost novelist visited America, naively expecting both a return to Eden and an ideal republic that would demonstrate progress as a natural law. Instead, Charles Dickens suffered a traumatic disappointment that darkened his vision of society and human nature for the remainder of his career. His second tour, in 1867-68, ostensibly more successful, proved no antidote for the first.Using new materials -- letters, diaries, and publishers' records -- Jerome Meckier enumerates the reasons for the failure of Dickens's American tours. During the first, an informal conspi
Action
digitized
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meckier, Jerome
Dewey number
823/.8
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR4581
LC item number
.M48 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickens, Charles
  • British
  • Novelists, English
  • United States
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • British
  • Novelists, English
  • Travel
  • United States
  • Reise
  • USA
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Reise
  • USA
Label
Innocent abroad : Charles Dickens's American engagements, Jerome Meckier
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-263) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations ; 1. Dickens Discovers Dickens; 2. The Newspaper Conspiracy of 1842; 3. The Battle of the Travel Books ; 4. An Ironic Second Coming ; 5. Health and Money; 6. Last Words; Notes ; Index ; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
643775100
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 272 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813163925
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)643775100
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Innocent abroad : Charles Dickens's American engagements, Jerome Meckier
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-263) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations ; 1. Dickens Discovers Dickens; 2. The Newspaper Conspiracy of 1842; 3. The Battle of the Travel Books ; 4. An Ironic Second Coming ; 5. Health and Money; 6. Last Words; Notes ; Index ; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
643775100
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 272 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813163925
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)643775100
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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