A Prisoner of Her Time

Bolt, Ranjit
September 2011
Slightly Foxed;Fall2011, Issue 31, p79
The article presents the author's view on how the book "The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens," by Claire Tomalin has brought author Dickens alive. He mentions how Tomalin points the selfishness Dickens in his dealings with his wife, his children and above all, Nelly, despite his obvious devotion to her. He highlights the double standards that Dickens has showed in his treatment of Nelly.


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