Essays Tagged: "Wilkie Collins"

Wilkie Collins "The Moonstone".

Wilkie Collins(1824 - 1889)Although Wilkie Collins was one of the most popular novelists of his day, ... d as the inventor of the detective story.The eldest son of the landscape artist William Collins RA, Wilkie Collins was born in London, Marylebone in 1824. He came from a family of artists. His brother ... er he exhibited twelve pictures in the Royal Academy and made his living for some years by painting.Wilkie's father William Collins RA became an associate member of the Royal Academy in 1814 and a ful ...

(28 pages) 73 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The black robe": purpose of making of film, analyzis of characters and historical context

aditions and the European mannerisms and education. The story is based on the fiction novel written Wilkie Collins.The story begins in 1634 in a small French settlement in Quebec. Here, father Lafarge ...

(4 pages) 58 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Some Two Tales Transposed

Acting with his friends and his children during the summer of 1857 in the Mr. Wilkie Collins' production The Frozen Deep, the first feeling occurred to Charles Dickens for a seco ...

(8 pages) 26 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analyse the ways in which Wilkie Collins constructs the narrative in 'The Moonstone'

Analyse the ways in which Wilkie Collins constructs the narrative in 'The Moonstone'During the period The Moonstone was writte ... s narrative she mentions Betteredge 'a heathen old man named Betteredge'. Also on the positive side Wilkie Collins has managed to create a multi-narrative story with an abundance of descriptive inform ...

(6 pages) 40 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Black Cottage, Sikes And Nancy, And Treasure In The Forest.

I have read 'the Black Cottage' written by Wilkie Collins in 1859, 'Sikes and Nancy' written by Charles dickens in 1869 and ' the Treasure in t ... ing in that interlude of silence!'. The way this is written explains how frightened she was feeling.Wilkie Collins shows Bessie as a young innocent girl then first he makes it clear that bessie is a y ...

(5 pages) 9 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

The Conclusions of Lady Audley's Secret and The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Was Dickens Thinking of Using Braddon's Solution?

fiction. And yet, as Braddon observed from how the older novelist absorbed the style and manner of Wilkie Collins, Dickens was always ready to learn from his younger contemporaries, as is clear in th ...

(5 pages) 363 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers