Dinner to Celebrate the Completion of Nicholas Nickleby

Description

Speech given at the dinner to celebrate the completion of Nicholas Nickleby (5 October 1839).

Creator

Dickens, Charles

Source

Macready, William Charles. The Diaries of William Charles Macready 1833-1851. Vol. 2. Ed. William Toynbee. New York: Putnam's, 1912. p. 25.

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Dickens, Charles. 'Dinner to Celebrate the Completion of Nicholas Nickleby (5 October 1839). Dickens Search. Eds. Emily Bell and Lydia Craig. Accessed [date]. https://dickenssearch.com/speeches/1839-10-05_Speech_Nickleby_Dinner.

Summary

'Dickens was not as good as he usually is. He stated that Nickleby had been to him a diary of the last two years: the various papers preserving to him the recollection of the events and feelings connected with their production.'

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Citation

Dickens, Charles, “Dinner to Celebrate the Completion of Nicholas Nickleby,” Dickens Search, accessed June 25, 2022, https://dickenssearch.com/speeches/1839-10-05_Speech_Nickleby_Dinner.

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