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The Resource The invisible woman : the story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens, Claire Tomalin

The invisible woman : the story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens, Claire Tomalin

Label
The invisible woman : the story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens
Title
The invisible woman
Title remainder
the story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens
Statement of responsibility
Claire Tomalin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Charles Dickens and Nelly Ternan met in 1857. She was 18, a hard-working actress performing in his production of 'The frozen deep', and he was 45, the most lionised writer in England. Out of their meeting came a love affair that lasted thirteen years and destroyed Dickens's marriage while effacing Nelly Ternan from the public record
Summary
A portrait of nineteenth-century actress Ellen Ternan, the woman who was the mistress of Charles Dickens, describing her secret relationship with the author
Award
  • Hawthornden Prize, 1991.
  • James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography, 1990.
Biography type
individual biography
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155650
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Tomalin, Claire
Dewey number
  • 823.8
  • 920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Dickens, Charles
  • Ternan, Ellen Lawless
  • Novelists, English
  • Mistresses
  • Actors
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens
Label
The invisible woman : the story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens, Claire Tomalin
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052741523
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Film tie-in edition.
Extent
xiii, 332 pages, 24 pages of unnumbered plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780241969410
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)876237222
Label
The invisible woman : the story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens, Claire Tomalin
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052741523
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Film tie-in edition.
Extent
xiii, 332 pages, 24 pages of unnumbered plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780241969410
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)876237222

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