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Charles Dickens, his life and work.

Stephen Leacock

Charles Dickens, his life and work.

by Stephen Leacock

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Published by Doubleday Doran and Company, Inc. in Garden City, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination[i]-xii p., 1 . [1]-322 p., 1 .
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13570185M
    OCLC/WorldCa1368753

    Charles John Huffam Dickens was born 7 February in Portsmouth, England. He was the second child of John and Elizabeth Hoffman Dickens. His parents went on to have five more children to join Charles and his elder sister, Fanny, two of whom died in infancy. The Dickens family was on shaky financial ground from the beginning.   Dickens later came to be known as much for the theatricality of his public book readings as he was for the writing itself. He entertained crowds by reading his Author: Carolyn Todd.

    Charles Dickens is perhaps the most important of all the Victorian writers. He was a master at describing contemporary society, and his works were a form of social commentary. One quiz is not enough to do justice to such a literary giant as Dickens, and so this is the first of four quizzes devoted to his life and his . Charles Dickens is born Charles was born in England. His father was John and his mother was Elizabeth. Charles provides for the family Charles Dickens was only 12 years old when his father went to prison. Charles went to work at a factory to support his family. Dickens moves up Charles left the factory work and became the clerk for. Cover and spine title has subtitle: His life and work. Includes index. "This reprinted edition of Charles Dickens, his life and work, has not been edited, updated or revised to correct typograhical errors or ommissions found in the original version, published by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., , "--Title page verso. Description.

    Chesterton's two-part biography of CHARLES DICKENS examines the life and works of 19th century British literary figure Charles Dickens. Chesterton's reinterpretation of Dickens' life and work proved important to the modern perception of Dickens as a literary giant, and the. Dickens even wove in a short “autobiographical fragment” that he had written before beginning the book. His description of young Copperfield at work at Murdstone and Grinby’s warehouse draws. Dickens’ Life Before the Carol. In October of , when he started to write A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens was at thirty-one the successful author of Sketches of Boz, The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, The Old Curiosity Shop, Barnaby Rudge, and American gh his previous books had been very popular, with some numbers of Curiosity Shop selling as many as.


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