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Wilkie Collins's library [electronic resource] : a reconstruction / William Baker.

By: Baker, William, 1944-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Bibliographies and indexes in world literature: no. 55.Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xv, 192 p.).ISBN: 9780313076275 (electronic bk.); 0313076278 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889 -- Library -- Catalogs | Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889 -- Books and reading | Private libraries -- England -- Catalogs | Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889 -- Biblioth�eque -- Catalogues | Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889 -- Livres et lecture | Biblioth�eques priv�ees -- Angleterre -- Catalogues | REFERENCE | Particuliere bibliotheken | Collins, Wilkie | Bibliothek | KatalogGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Wilkie Collins's library.DDC classification: 016.823/8 Other classification: 06.27 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; RECONSTRUCTION OF WILKIE COLLINS'S LIBRARY; APPENDIX; INDEX.
Summary: Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) is a major British Victorian novelist, dramatist, short story writer, and journalist. He is best known today as the author of ^IThe Moonstone, ^R which T.S. Eliot called the first and greatest English detective novel. He has been the subject of two recent biographies, and a revival of interest in his works is now under way. In particular, there is growing concern with his intellectual development, as witnessed by the 1999 publication of his collected letters. This reconstruction of his library offers a thorough analysis of the books he owned and his response to them a.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; RECONSTRUCTION OF WILKIE COLLINS'S LIBRARY; APPENDIX; INDEX.

Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) is a major British Victorian novelist, dramatist, short story writer, and journalist. He is best known today as the author of ^IThe Moonstone, ^R which T.S. Eliot called the first and greatest English detective novel. He has been the subject of two recent biographies, and a revival of interest in his works is now under way. In particular, there is growing concern with his intellectual development, as witnessed by the 1999 publication of his collected letters. This reconstruction of his library offers a thorough analysis of the books he owned and his response to them a.

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