Robert McParland

Robert McParland

Charles Dickens's American Audience
by Robert McParland

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Robert McParland writes historical fiction, mystery, and literary criticism. He is also a musician and a lyricist/​composer member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. His books include Charles Dickensís American Audience, Mark Twainís Audience, Writing About Joseph Conrad, Music and Literary Modernism, and the short story collection In the Nick of Time. He also often writes on popular music. Charles Dickens's American Audience received the Kornitzer Book Award (2011).

Selected Works

Reader response, book history, and American cultural history.
Film Studies
Film and Literary Modernism is a collection of essays about the arts, literary modernism, and film making from 1900 through the 1960s.
This is the first study of Dickensís American readers and audience for his American readings.Bela Kornitzer Award Winner.
Explores the connections between music and literature.
This study of Conradís themes, style, and techniques is for those writing on his works.
A collection of short stories.

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