The Resource Charles Dickens : a life, Claire Tomalin

Charles Dickens : a life, Claire Tomalin

Label
Charles Dickens : a life
Title
Charles Dickens
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Claire Tomalin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Charles Dickens was a phenomenon: a demonicly hardworking journalist, the father of ten children, a tireless walker and traveller, a supporter of liberal social causes, but most of all a great novelist - the creator of characters who live immortally in the English imagination: the Artful Dodger, Mr Pickwick, Pip, David Copperfield, Little Nell, Lady Dedlock, and many more. At the age of twelve he was sent to work in a blacking factory by his affectionate but feckless parents. From these unpromising beginnings, he rose to scale all the social and literary heights, entirely through his own efforts. When he died, the world mourned, and he was buried - against his wishes - in Westminster Abbey. Yet the brilliance concealed a divided character..."--Dust jacket
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
823.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Charles Dickens : a life, Claire Tomalin
Label
Charles Dickens : a life, Claire Tomalin
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [489]-492) and index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART ONE -- 1.The Sins of the Fathers -- 2.A London Education -- 3.Becoming Boz -- 4.The Journalist -- 5.Four Publishers and a Wedding -- 6.`Till death do us part' -- 7.Blackguards and Brigands -- PART TWO -- 8.Killing Nell -- 9.Conquering America -- 10.Setbacks -- 11.Travels, Dreams and Visions -- 12.Crisis -- 13.Dombey, with Interruptions -- 14.A Home -- 15.A Personal History -- 16.Fathers and Sons -- 17.Children at Work -- 18.Little Dorrit and Friends -- 19.Wayward and Unsettled -- PART THREE -- 20.Stormy Weather -- 21.Secrets, Mysteries and Lies -- 22.The Bebelle Life -- 23.Wise Daughters -- 24.The Chief -- 25.`Things look like work again' -- 26.Pickswick, Pecknicks, Pickwicks -- 27.The Remembrance of My Friends
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xlvii, 527 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780670917679
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) HAS229573
  • (OCoLC)751724641
  • (Nz)13913690

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