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

Label
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
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • 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
MiAaPQ
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Axton, William F
Dewey number
823.8
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR4581
LC item number
.A9 1966
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Theater
  • Performing arts in literature
  • Great Britain
Label
Circle of fire : Dickens' vision & style & the popular Victorian theater, William F. Axton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (p. [277]-289)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (311 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813161884
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)3710000000334499
  • (EBL)1915703
  • (SSID)ssj0001433046
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11927624
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001433046
  • (PQKBWorkID)11406005
  • (PQKB)11565277
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1915703
  • (OCoLC)563678002
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse44220
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000334499
Label
Circle of fire : Dickens' vision & style & the popular Victorian theater, William F. Axton
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (p. [277]-289)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (311 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813161884
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000334499
  • (EBL)1915703
  • (SSID)ssj0001433046
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11927624
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001433046
  • (PQKBWorkID)11406005
  • (PQKB)11565277
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1915703
  • (OCoLC)563678002
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse44220
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000334499

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