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Charles Dickens: Man, Writer and Fanciful Photographer

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Charles Dickens: Man, Writer and Fanciful Photographer

Time: January 12, 2010 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Location: British Library
Street: 96 Euston Road
City/Town: London, NW1 2DB
Website or Map: http://www.bl.uk/whatson/even…
Phone: +44 1937 546546 (box office)
Event Type: lecture
Organized By: British Library
Latest Activity: Oct 29, 2009

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Event Description

Michael Slater, world-renowned Dickens expert, whose new biography of the novelist was published in September, will explore the complex personality and dramatic history, both personal and professional, of this phenomenal writer. Particular attention will be paid to Dickens's responsiveness to the new technological marvels of his age, including his notable comparison of his own art to that of 'a fanciful photographer'.

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