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Dickens, Journalism, Music: Household Words and All The Year Round Robert Terrell Bledsoe

Dickens, Journalism, Music: Household Words and All The Year Round

Robert Terrell Bledsoe

Published April 26th 2012
ISBN : 9781441150875
Hardcover
272 pages
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Dickens, Journalism, Music presents the first full analysis of the articles on music published in the two journals conducted by Charles Dickens, Household Words and its successor, All the Year Round. Robert Bledsoe examines the editorial influence ofMoreDickens, Journalism, Music presents the first full analysis of the articles on music published in the two journals conducted by Charles Dickens, Household Words and its successor, All the Year Round. Robert Bledsoe examines the editorial influence of Dickens on articles written by a range of writers and what it reveals about his own developing attitude to music and its social role in parks, community singing groups, music halls and on the streets. The book also looks at the difference between the two journals and how the greater coverage of classical music and opera in All the Year Round reflects the increasing importance of music to Dickens in his later life.