Best of Times: The Theatre of Charles Dickens


Subject:
Nonfiction by Genre , Authors by Region , Photograph Collections: Regional: United States , Writing , Broadsides , English , New York , Playwriting

Description:
"Dickens's passion for the theater began in his childhood; his influence upon the theater continues today. [This exhibition] is illustrated with rare 19th-century broadsides, prints, posters, photographs, programs, and the original, annotated promptbooks used by Dickens during his vastly popular public readings." Dickens is highlighted "as performer, as playwright, and as the author upon whose works countless adaptations for the theater have been based." From the New York Public Library.

Publisher:
New York Public Library

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nypl.org/research/lpa/dickens/


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