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A Biography

By Fred Kaplan

Johns Hopkins University Press, Paperback, 9780801860188, 640pp.

Publication Date: September 11, 1998

About the Author
Fred Kaplan is the author of "Miracles of Rare Devices," "Dickens and Mesmerism," "Thomas Carlyle, A Biography" (nominated for the 1983 National Book Critics Circle Award and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), "Sacred Tears," and "Henry James: A Biography," and is the editor of "Charles Dickens' Book of Memoranda." A past recipient of Guggenheim and NEH Fellowships, he has also served as editor of the "Dickens Studies Annual."