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Dickens and Product Placement: Did He Refuse an Offer from 'Professor' Holloway?


Leslie Katz


Independent

August 9, 2015


Abstract:     
In 1884, when both Dickens and "Professor" Holloway, of Holloway's Pills and Ointment, were dead, Dickens's friend, Edmund Yates, claimed that Dickens had once told him of a product placement proposal received from Holloway. The paper discusses Yates's claim and, by reference to material written both by Yates and Dickens, both for publication and not for publication, rejects it as a lie.

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Keywords: Charles Dickens, Edmund Yates, Thomas Holloway, Holloway's Pills and Ointment, product placement


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Date posted: May 6, 2009 ; Last revised: August 10, 2015

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Katz, Leslie, Dickens and Product Placement: Did He Refuse an Offer from 'Professor' Holloway? (August 9, 2015). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1398563 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1398563

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