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Theodore Hook and His Novels

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674731431

Publication Date: 01/01/1925

381 pages


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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • I. Parentage and Boyhood
  • II. The Whiter of Plays
  • III. The Gamin De Londres and the Improvisatore (1805–1813)
  • IV. The Mauritius Interlude
  • V. Pamphleteer, Editor, Journalist, and Novelist (1819–1841)
  • VI. Social Life (1819–1841)
  • VII. Hook’s Novels
    • I. Publication
    • II. Plots
    • III. Characters
    • IV. Background
  • VIII. Hook’s Importance As a Novelist
  • Appendix: Synopses of Hook’s Novels
  • Bibliography of the Writings of Theodore Hook
  • Index

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