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Patten, Robert L.

Overview
Works: 45 works in 214 publications in 1 language and 5,546 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Humorous fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Biographies  Exhibition catalogs  Serialized fiction  Illustrated works  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR4569, 823.8
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Most widely held works about Robert L Patten
 
Most widely held works by Robert L Patten
Charles Dickens and his publishers by Robert L Patten( Book )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Cruikshank's life, times, and art by Robert L Patten( Book )

26 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palgrave advances in Charles Dickens studies by Robert L Patten( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palgrave Advances in Charles Dickens Studies is an up-to-the-minute guide to the study of one of the most important Victorian novelists. Its editors, Robert L. Patten and John Bowen are leading authorities on Dickens, and the international team of contributors they have assembled contains some of the most exciting critics of nineteenth-century fiction writing today. The book covers the whole range of Dickens's writing and criticism about it, including biographical, theoretical and historical approaches. It is based on the latest research and written in a lively and engaging way, bringing readers a comprehensive guide to the most important contemporary work on this most popular of Victorian novelists. It covers not only Dickens's celebrated novels but also a wide range of his other writing, including his work in journalism and theatre. Wide-ranging, lucid and authoritative, this is an indispensable work for all students and teachers of Dickens and the nineteenth-century novel
Literature in the marketplace : nineteenth-century British publishing and reading practices by John O Jordan( Book )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Met lit. opg. - Met reg. Topics studied include market trends, modes of publication, the use of pseudonyms by women writers, readership and reading ideologies, periodical literature, copyright law and colonial distribution
The posthumous papers of the Pickwick club by Charles Dickens( Book )

35 editions published between 1945 and 1987 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy, sentiment, and social criticism as Mr. Pickwick rescues Mr. Peepers from debtors' prison
Charles Dickens and 'Boz' : the birth of the industrial-age author by Robert L Patten( Book )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dickens' rise to fame and his world-wide popularity were by no means inevitable. He started out with no clear career in mind, drifting in and out of the theatre, journalism and editing before finding unexpected success as a creative writer. Taking account of everything known about Dickens's apprentice years, Robert L. Patten narrates the fierce struggle Dickens then had to create an alter ego, Boz, and later to contain and extinguish him. His revision of Dickens' biography in the context of early Victorian social and political history and print culture opens up a more unstable, yet more fascinating, portrait of Dickens. The book tells the story of how Dickens created an authorial persona that highlighted certain attributes and concealed others about his life, talent and publications. This complicated narrative of struggle, determination, dead ends and new beginnings is as gripping as one of Dickens' own novels."
George Cruikshank : a revaluation by Robert L Patten( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens and Victorian print cultures by Robert L Patten( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Cruikshank's life, times and art by Robert L Patten( Book )

13 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1835-1878 by Robert L Patten( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in Undetermined and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plot in Charles Dickens' early novels, 1836-1841 by Robert L Patten( )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature in the marketplace : nineteenth-century British publishing and the circulation of books( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Cruikshank's life, times and art by Robert L Patten( Book )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conventions of Georgian caricature by Robert L Patten( )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Cruikshank's life, times, and art by Robert L Patten( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pickwick papers by Charles Dickens( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the various activities and adventures of the members of the Pickwick Club
Victorian Christmases by Elliot Engel( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Signifying shape in pan-European caricature by Robert L Patten( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Cruikshank : a revaluation( )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The nineteenth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Palgrave advances in Charles Dickens studies
Alternative Names
Lowry Patten, Robert 1939-

Patten, Robert L.

Patten, Robert L. (1939- ).

Patten, Robert Lowry 1939-

Languages
English (181)

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Literature in the marketplace : nineteenth-century British publishing and reading practicesThe posthumous papers of the Pickwick clubGeorge Cruikshank : a revaluationLiterature in the marketplace : nineteenth-century British publishing and the circulation of books