The Charles Dickens Letters Project

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Abstract

Review in Journal of Victorian Culture (2021), p. 140-3: "Quickly loading, searchable transcriptions are accompanied by detailed annotations that draw upon an extensive, extensible prosopography. The CDLP sheds light on angles of Dickens and his world that are both central and not immediately apparent from other sources. Review in Dickens Quarterly (2020), p. 454-7: "Judicious use ofeditorial interventions elucidates the general meaning of each letter. TheCharles Dickens Letters Project constitutes a valuable digital resource forstudying Dickens and the times in which he lived".

This online resource, of which Leon Litvack is the Principal Editor, is dedicated to publishing, free of charge, all the correspondence of Charles Dickens which has come to light since 2002, the year in which the final volume of the Pilgrim Edition of The Letters of Charles Dickens was published. Each letter is assessed for its authenticity, and is then transcribed and annotated by our team of editors, each of whom is a world authority on various aspects of Dickens's life and work.This online resource was first made available in 2016, but it is an ongoing, regularly updated project, with new letters discovered and uploaded on a regular basis.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBelfast
PublisherDickens Fellowship
Media of outputOnline
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Publication statusPublished - 2016

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