The Resource Creating characters with Charles Dickens, Doris Alexander

Creating characters with Charles Dickens, Doris Alexander

Label
Creating characters with Charles Dickens
Title
Creating characters with Charles Dickens
Statement of responsibility
Doris Alexander
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alexander, Doris
Index
index present
LC call number
PR4589
LC item number
.A44 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Characters and characteristics in literature
  • Characters and characteristics
  • Characters and characteristics in literature
  • Personages
  • Engels
  • Romans
  • Charakterisierung
Label
Creating characters with Charles Dickens, Doris Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Why hunt originals? -- Charles Dickens and the femme fatale: on how Dickens extracted the psychology of a self-destructive woman from her life story -- The donkey that changed his mind: on how Dickens treated conflict and compulsion -- Bad old men in Bleak House: on how Dickens transformed real persons into villains -- Two lovable-laughable dwellers in Bleak House: on the role of suppression and situation in creating comic characters -- Role players in Blear House: on how Dickens made role players play their roles fictionally -- Esther and the Orphan family: on how one original proliferates her influence throughout a novel -- Dance of death in David Copperfield: on how one character transforms another -- Composites in David Copperfield: on how idea shapes character -- Two mothers in Mrs. Micawber: on how two personalities amalgamate to form one character -- The Micawbers fifteen years later: on how time and change make new characters out of old originals -- Little Dickens: on how Dickens worked out his own destiny through the fate of his characters -- Copperfield reincarnate: on how Dickens's life story brought in a novel's configuaration of characters and shaped them -- Handsome is ... : on how fictional role alters originals
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 218 pages
Isbn
9780271007250
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
90041273
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)21973816
  • (OCoLC)ocm21973816
Label
Creating characters with Charles Dickens, Doris Alexander
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Why hunt originals? -- Charles Dickens and the femme fatale: on how Dickens extracted the psychology of a self-destructive woman from her life story -- The donkey that changed his mind: on how Dickens treated conflict and compulsion -- Bad old men in Bleak House: on how Dickens transformed real persons into villains -- Two lovable-laughable dwellers in Bleak House: on the role of suppression and situation in creating comic characters -- Role players in Blear House: on how Dickens made role players play their roles fictionally -- Esther and the Orphan family: on how one original proliferates her influence throughout a novel -- Dance of death in David Copperfield: on how one character transforms another -- Composites in David Copperfield: on how idea shapes character -- Two mothers in Mrs. Micawber: on how two personalities amalgamate to form one character -- The Micawbers fifteen years later: on how time and change make new characters out of old originals -- Little Dickens: on how Dickens worked out his own destiny through the fate of his characters -- Copperfield reincarnate: on how Dickens's life story brought in a novel's configuaration of characters and shaped them -- Handsome is ... : on how fictional role alters originals
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 218 pages
Isbn
9780271007250
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
90041273
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)21973816
  • (OCoLC)ocm21973816

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