Wilkie Collins"s library

a reconstruction by Baker, William

Publisher: Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn

Written in English
Cover of: Wilkie Collins
Published: Pages: 192 Downloads: 332
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  • Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889 -- Library -- Catalogs.,
  • Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889 -- Books and reading.,
  • Private libraries -- England -- Catalogs.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementWilliam Baker.
GenreCatalogs.
SeriesBibliographies and indexes in world literature,, no. 55
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ997.C705 B35 2002, PR4498.B6 B35 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 192 p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3956224M
ISBN 100313313946
LC Control Number2001058619

The Lock and Key Library: The Most Interesting Stories of All Nations (Volume VIII: Modern English) Man and Wife: Miss or Mrs.? The Moonstone: My Lady's Money: The New Magdalen: No Name: No Thoroughfare: No Thoroughfare (audio reading) No Thoroughfare (computer-generated audio) Poor Miss Finch: The Queen of Hearts: A Rogue's Life: Stories By. The Moonstone was published in and concerns the huge yellow diamond of the title that was once stolen from an Indian shrine. Rachel Verrinder receives the stone as a gift and does not realise that it has been passed to her in a sinister form of revenge by John Herncastle who, it transpires, acquired the moonstone by means of murder and theft.5/5(2). Wilkie Collins () is best known as the innovator of the detective novel. He was a prolific writer, with 30 novels, more than 60 short stories, 14 plays, and more than non-fiction pieces to his name. He was a close friend of Charles Dicke. Explore books by Wilkie Collins with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £

Imperial Melodrama in Wilkie Collins's "The Moonstone." Hultgren, Neil // Victorians Institute Journal;, Vol. 35, p A literary criticism of the book "The Moonstone" by Wilkie Collins is presented. It discusses comprehension of historical events through the use of rational and melodramatic interpretation.   Wilkie Collinss tale of romance, theft, and murder inspired a hugely popular genre - the detective mystery. Hinging on the theft of an enormous diamond originally stolen from an Indian shrine, this riveting novel features the innovative Sergeant Cuff, the hilarious house steward Gabriel Betteridge, a lovesick housemaid, and a mysterious band of Indian jugglers%(). 35 works of Wilkie Collins English novelist, playwright, and author of short stories () This ebook presents a collection of 35 works of Wilkie Collins. A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected. Table of Contents: A Fair Penitent A House to Let A Rogue's Life After Dark Antonina Armadale Basil Blind Love Heart and Science Hide and Seek . As readers of the Wilkie Collins Society Journal are no doubt aware, the Parrish Collection, Princeton University Libraries, has a wealth of Wilkie Collins materials ranging from manuscripts, letters, and first or subsequent editions, to theatrical programs and other are Wilkie Collins materials in other institutions in the United States: at the Pierpont Morgan .

A literary criticism of the book "The Moonstone" by Wilkie Collins is presented. It discusses comprehension of historical events through the use of rational and melodramatic interpretation. It focuses on the connection between the use of melodrama in fiction and British understanding of Imperialist policies through providential plotting. Susan R Hanes - Wilkie Collins's American Tour, , Number 3, Pickering & Chatto, First Edition, Blue hardback book as new. White leaves. A new copy. Weight g. Pages Free Online Library: Collins, Wilkie - No Name by Wilkie Collins Chapter II - best known authors and titles are available on the Free Online Library. Printer Friendly. 24,, articles and books or I should go mad! Here is my commercial library: Daybook, Ledger, Book of Districts, Book of Letters, Book of Remarks, and so on. Kindly throw. The Wilkie Collins Memorial Library. - This library, which was offered to the governors of the People's Palace for East London and accepted by them two years ago, has been provided with a comfortable, warm, and tastefully decorated room adjoining the free library of the Palace, and is well lighted by electric light.

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The book begins with a narrative discussion of Wilkie Collinss library book contents of Collins's library and its auction. This introductory essay Wilkie Collinss library book light on the types of books he owned, his use of those texts in his writings, and the dispersion of his collection in The bulk of the volume provides annotated entries for each item from his by: 4.

Wilkie Collins's Library by William Baker,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Wilkie Collins's Library: A Reconstruction (Bibliographies and Indexes in World Literature Book 55) (English Edition) eBook: William Baker: : Kindle StoreAuthor: William Baker.

I first read Wilkie Collins's "The Moonstone" when I was about 10 years old. However, when I read this time that, according to P.D. James, this book was the first mystery that used a detective character involved in the case, I decided to have another read, since that fact makes the book rather historical/5(K).

William Wilkie Collins (8 January – 23 September ) was an English novelist, playwright and short story writer best known for The Woman in White () and The Moonstone (). The last has been called the first modern English detective to the family of a painter, William Collins, in London, he grew up in Italy and France, learning French and : William Wilkie Collins, 8 January.

The Victorian library is a very interesting institution, and also a very interesting room. The nineteenth century saw the founding of numerous public libraries in England, and so far there have been few attempts to extend Roger Chartier’s extremely important work on the subject into Victorian England.1 Did Wilkie Collins ever go to the library?.

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Collins, Wilkie, After Dark HTML at Wilkie Collins () was a prominent Victorian novelist and the leading mystery writer of his time. His best known works are The Woman in White () and The Moonstone (). Rob Warden is executive director of the Center on Wrongful Convictions, Bluhm Legal Clinic, Northwestern University School of Law.

The Free Library > Literature > Wilkie Collins. Wilkie Collins ( - ) William Wilkie Collins was born in London on January 8,the oldest son of a fashionable artist. He was named after Sir David Wilkie, a friend of the family. After an early career in business, he studied law and was admitted to the bar, though he apparently never.

Collins, the son of the landscape painter William Collins, studied law at Lincoln's Inn and was admitted to the bar in More interested in writing than the law, Collins published his first work, Memoirs of the Life of William Collins, Esq.

() in memory of his father who had died in His early works included Antonina, or the Fall of Rome (), Basil () and Hide. Wilkie Collins has books on Goodreads with ratings.

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The Moonstone () by Wilkie Collins is a 19th-century British epistolary is generally considered to be the first detective novel, and it established many of the ground rules of the modern detective story was originally serialised in Charles Dickens's magazine All the Year Round.

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Will the real Allan Armadale please stand up? Armadale, Wilkie Collins’s longest novel (and he wrote quite a few doorstops), was serialised in Cornhill magazine between November and Juneand published as a two-volume novel in It took Collins two years to write.

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