Table of Contents

Introduction

  • Performance Fictions
    A Note on the Text

The Story of Little Dombey
Mrs. Gamp
David Copperfield
Sikes and Nancy

In Context: The Readings of Charles Dickens

  • From Novel to Performance Fiction
    • from Charles Dickens, Dombey and Son (1846–48)
      from Charles Dickens, “The Story of Little Dombey” (1858)
  • Reviews
    • “Mr. Charles Dickens’s Readings,” The Era (13 June 1858)
      from “Mr. Charles Dickens’s Readings,” The Belfast News-Letter (30 August 1858)
      from “Charles Dickens in Derby,” The Derby Mercury (27 October 1858)
      “Mr. Charles Dickens,” The Times (8 January 1859)
      from “Mr. Dickens’s First Reading,” The New York Times (10 December 1867)
      from “Mr. Dickens as a Reader,” The New York Times (16 December 1867)
      Mark Twain, “Charles Dickens,” The Alta California (5 February 1868)
  • Descriptions
    • from Kate Field, Pen Photographs of Charles Dickens’s Readings (1868)
      from Charles Kent, Charles Dickens as a Reader (1872)

Posted on November 2, 2015