The Resource The lazy tour of two idle apprentices, (electronic resource)

The lazy tour of two idle apprentices, (electronic resource)

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The lazy tour of two idle apprentices
Title
The lazy tour of two idle apprentices
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Language
eng
Summary
A delightful meditation on the pleasures of bachelor bonding and an example of collaborative journalism at its best In autumn 1857, Charles Dickens embarked on a sightseeing trip to Cumberland with his friend, the rising star of literature Wilkie Collins. Writing together, they reported their adventures for Dickens' periodical Household Words, producing a showcase of both long-cherished and entirely novel sides of these well-loved men of letters. Boasting two ghost stories from undisputed masters of the genre, it also uniquely demonstrates their glee in caricaturing themselves and one another-Collins assumes the identity of Thomas Idle (a born-and-bred idler) and Dickens that of Francis Goodchild (laboriously idle). Through their fictional counterparts, the men relentlessly satirize Dickens' maniacal energy and Collins' idleness. The result is an exuberant diary of a journey and a rare insight into one of literature's most famed and intriguing friendships
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Midwest
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1824-1889
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Collins, Wilkie
Dewey number
823.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1812-1870
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  • Dickens, Charles
  • Gregory, Melissa Valiska
  • Klimaszewski, Melisa
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Hesperus classics
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  • Walking
  • Electronic books
  • Cumbria (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The lazy tour of two idle apprentices, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11718952
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11718952
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11718952
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The lazy tour of two idle apprentices, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11718952
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11718952
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11718952
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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