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DICKENS, C.: Portrait in Letters (A) (Unabridged)

Those who only know Charles Dickens from his novels will be fascinated to discover the private and personal Dickens in this selection of his letters. His sister-in-law Georgina Hogarth thought they expressed his individuality; his friend Forster thought them literature. They give us a portrait of a complex man with so many different facets to his personality, ranging from the serious, when discussing social issues, to the outrageously humorous when writing merely to entertain his many friends. 200 years after his birth he still enlightens and entertains us.



Disc 1

  A Portrait in Letters (compiled and introduced by David Timson) (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Charles Dickens: A Portrait in Letters 00:01:29
2.   Play with flash player Dickens and Friends 00:07:56
3.   Play with flash player In 1851, Macready took early retirement… 00:05:28
4.   Play with flash player Dickens's closest lifelong friend… 00:09:24
5.   Play with flash player In 1857, Collins and Dickens went on a spree… 00:06:42
6.   Play with flash player Dickens and Work 00:08:10
7.   Play with flash player Dickens took it upon himself to oversee… 00:06:41
8.   Play with flash player Likewise, Dickens could be charming… 00:08:04


Disc 2

  A Portrait in Letters (compiled and introduced by David Timson) (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Dickens and Travel 00:00:42
2.   Play with flash player Eager to explore Italy… 00:09:51
3.   Play with flash player In the next letter, to one of his oldest… 00:08:13
4.   Play with flash player In November 1844, Dickens had paid a visit… 00:08:59
5.   Play with flash player Dickens found himself overwhelmed… 00:07:18
6.   Play with flash player Dickens soon began to despise… 00:07:00
7.   Play with flash player To Mr. Thomas Mitton 00:04:35
8.   Play with flash player Dickens's travels over the length… 00:08:26


Disc 3

  A Portrait in Letters (compiled and introduced by David Timson) (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Dickens and Causes 00:04:49
2.   Play with flash player Dickens met the great philanthropist Angela… 00:05:26
3.   Play with flash player The scheme met with considerable success. 00:06:45
4.   Play with flash player Dickens and the Theatre 00:08:43
5.   Play with flash player The energy expounded by Dickens… 00:06:48
6.   Play with flash player To Miss Mamey Dickens 00:07:47
7.   Play with flash player Dickens and Love 00:04:56
8.   Play with flash player But Maria was not going to let her beau off… 00:07:42
9.   Play with flash player Whilst in Paris Dickens received… 00:06:16
10.   Play with flash player Now fully in the grip once again… 00:05:10


Disc 4

  A Portrait in Letters (compiled and introduced by David Timson) (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Back In 1835, still smarting… 00:08:44
2.   Play with flash player Dickens's relationship… 00:07:48
3.   Play with flash player Dickens and Domestic Life 00:06:44
4.   Play with flash player In 1860, in his annual letter… 00:08:21
5.   Play with flash player Dickens seems to have eventually found… 00:04:12
6.   Play with flash player Dickens the Man 00:07:28
7.   Play with flash player As in politics so in his religious faith… 00:09:39
8.   Play with flash player To Mrs. Hulkes 00:06:52
9.   Play with flash player The impression we get of Charles Dickens… 00:08:06

Total Playing Time: 04:01:14






Author(s):
Dickens, Charles

Reader(s):
Callow, Simon

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Non-Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA0116

Barcode: 9781843796886

Release Date: 10/2012

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