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The World Of Charles Dickens. The Life, Times and Work of the Great Victorian Novelist

by Martin Fido

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Carlton Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social history,
  • World history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Dickens, Charles,,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • British Isles,
  • Novelists, English,
  • 19th century,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Biography,
  • 1812-1870,
  • English novelists

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8619983M
    ISBN 101858683424
    ISBN 109781858683423

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Two centuries after his birth, Charles Dickens remains a beloved author whose works seem timeless--yet if ever a man was the product of his times, it was he. The virtues and vices of the Victorian Age Dickens&#;so memorably set forth mirrored Pages: Get this from a library. The world of Charles Dickens: the life, times and work of the great Victorian novelist.

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He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the 20th century critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius.

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Free shipping for many products. Charles John Huffam Dickens FRSA (/ ˈ d ɪ k ɪ n z /; 7 February – 9 June ) was an English writer and social created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.

His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the 20th century, critics and scholars had recognised him as a Resting place: Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey, England.

Charles Dickens was the representative novelist of the Victorian age. He is the greatest novelist that England has yet produced. He is the writer of some great novels such as Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, David Copperfield, and Bleak House in which his comic view of life, social criticism, power of story telling and use of humour have been vividly exemplified.

Read a biography about the life of Charles Dickens the Victorian author whose epic stories (e.g. Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol) and vivid characters are unforgettable. Charles John Huffam Dickens is born in Portsmouth, England, the second child of John and Elizabeth Dickens.

The Dickens family's youngest child, a six-month-old boy named Alfred, dies of a brain inflammation. John Dickens is transferred to London, and the family moves there. Dickens enrolls in classes at a school next door to his family's home. Explore English novelist Charles Dickens's early Victorian era and literature with Clifton Fadiman Clifton Fadiman examining the inspiration Charles Dickens's work took from the milieu of Victorian England, with its startling contrasts of morality and hypocrisy, splendour and squalor, prosperity and poverty.

This video is a production of. LONDON — As a great novelist and a master journalist, Charles Dickens maintained tight control over what the public learned about his separation Author: Palko Karasz. Charles Dickens was a British author who penned beloved classics such as ‘Hard Times,' 'A Christmas Carol,' 'David Copperfield' and 'Great Expectations.'Born:.

I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be. Charles Dickens.

Romantic Love, Expectations, Promise. Great Expectations, ch Remember, to the last, that while there is life there is hope.The attention that has been paid to the life of Charles Dickens is due mainly to his stature as the greatest novelist of Victorian England.

Even though the biographical accounts of Dickens frequently try to unravel the mystery of his creative genius, there is something about Dickens' imaginative power that defies explanation in purely biographical terms.English author, novelist, and journalist.

English author Charles Dickens continues to be one of the most widely read Victorian (nineteenth-century) novelists. Scrooge, David Copperfield, Oliver Twist, and Nicholas Nickelby remain familiar characters today.

His novels describe the life and conditions of the poor and working class in the.