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The Dab of Dickens, the Touch of Twain, and the Shade of Shakespeare

Selections from A Dab of Dickens & A Touch of Twain, Literary Lives from Shakespeare's Old England to Frost's New England

by Elliot Engel Author · Ralph Cosham Narrator


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They are icons of the literary world whose soaring works have been discussed and analyzed in countless classrooms, homes, and pubs. Yet for most readers, the living, breathing human beings behind the classics have remained unknown—until now. In this utterly captivating book, Dr. Elliot Engel, a leading authority on the lives of great authors, illuminates the fascinating and flawed members of literature's elite. In lieu of stuffy biographical sketches, Engel provides fascinating anecdotes.

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Blackstone Publishing
Skyboat Media
Audio Theater
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Elliot Engel (Author)

Elliot Engel has taught at the University of North Carolina, North Carolina State University, and Duke University. He earned his MA and PhD as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow at UCLA, where he won the Outstanding Teacher Award. He has written numerous boo...

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Stefan Rudnicki (Director)

Stefan Rudnicki first became involved with audiobooks in 1994. Now a Grammy-winning audiobook producer, he has worked on more than three thousand audiobooks as a narrator, writer, producer, or director. He has narrated more than three hundred audi...

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Narrator :
Director :
Gabrielle De Cuir
Author :
Elliot Engel
Narrator :
Ralph Cosham
Narrator :
David Birney
Narrator :
Scott Brick
Narrator :
Grover Gardner
Director :
Stefan Rudnicki
Narrator :
Joe Barrett
Producer :
Skyboat Media
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