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Charles Dickens and other Victorians

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Charles Dickens and other Victorians

by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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Published by The University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870.,
  • Thackeray, William Makepeace, -- 1811-1863.,
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sir Arthur Quiller Couch...
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 240 p.
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14127654M
    LC Control Number25011274

      Charles Dickens (February 7, –June 9, ) was a popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and to this day he remains a giant in British literature. Dickens wrote numerous books that are now considered classics, including "David Copperfield," "Oliver Twist," "A Tale of Two Cities," and "Great Expectations.".   Charles Dickens was "outraged" by cheap parodies of his novels which made a Victorian publisher a fortune, a new book reveals.

      Charles Dickens () is probably the greatest novelist England has ever produced, the author of such well-known classics as A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world over/5(). Charles Dickens was a British author who penned beloved classics such as ‘Hard Times,' 'A Christmas Carol,' 'David Copperfield' and 'Great Expectations.'Born:

    Book Description Hardcover. Condition: New. Hardcover. (Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Charles Dickens's most celebrated novel and the author's own favorite, "David Copperfield" is the classic account of a boy growing up in ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. pages. /5(K).   - Charles Dickens. By observing Charles Dickens’ work, what is clear is that poverty is a major theme. Dickens was an outspoken social critic in general, but especially about poverty. Before the birth of Britain’s Welfare State, which aims to support the poor, Dickens sought to help the poor by highlighting the social inequality in his.


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IN :   The book has been accused of being "schmaltzy" and perhaps it is, but the ending is actually quite sad. It's a heartwarming book, and I think a good introductory book to Dickens and his works.

Read this one, and then try tackling some of 5/5(5). Charles Dickens and Other Victorians Hardcover – January 1, by Arthur Quiller-Couch (Author) See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" Author: Arthur Quiller-Couch. Pixtal/age fotostock (–70). No English author of the 19th century was more popular than the novelist Charles Dickens.

With a reporter’s eye for the details of daily life, a fine ear for the subtleties of common speech, and unmatched powers of character creation, Dickens created a body of work that brought him worldwide fame. He has since appeared in over forty films.

He directed his first play inthe year in which his first book, Being an Actor, appeared. His sixteenth book, Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World, appeared in In his book Being Wagner: The Triumph of the Will was published. Title: Charles Dickens and Other Victorians Author(s): Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher: Periodicals Service Co Availability: Amazon Amazon UK Amazon CAAuthor: Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch.

The Brontes and Hardy are my favourites, but I have enjoyed many other Victorians. I first read Vanity Fair when I was about 15 - started it on a rainy day while staying at a friend's island cottage (which is what we Canadians call a summer home on a lake).

A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall on 19 December The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Charles Dickens and the Gothic Imagination.

Gothic imagery in fiction during the early Victorian era functions in much the same way as the subconscious does in the human mind. In other words, it acts as a repository for troubling emotions desires and ideas.

An attempt to collate a variety of approaches to the work of Dickens and his major contemporaries, from traditional scholarship to recent literary theory. The work emphasizes the connections between Victorian literature and society and.

Drawing on little-known, unpublished material and forcing Catherine's husband from center stage, The Other Dickens revolutionizes our perception of the Dickens family dynamic, illuminates the legal and emotional ambiguities of Catherine's position as a "single" wife, and deepens our understanding of what it meant to be a woman in the Victorian age/5(7).

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Dickens and other Victorians by Philip Arthur William Collins, Joanne Shattock,Macmillan edition, in EnglishPages: 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. Great deals on Charles Dickens History Antiquarian & Collectible Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items.

CHARLES DICKENS OTHER VICTORIANS - Quiller-Couch, Arthur First Edition 1st Print. $ Subject: History. $ shipping. Charles Dickens. As soon as possible after finishing The Other Victorians, I got hold of a copy of Bleak House, and realised that it was a masterpiece of storytelling.

It. Great Expectations is, in many ways, Charles Dickens’s was his next-to-last novel and reads like a stylistic capstone on what came before. Featuring a quintessential bildungsroman tale, Great Expectations is the thrilling story of a young man growing toward adulthood and coming to terms with all that is one of Dickens's most challenging novels for young.

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. Dickens’s other works include Oliver Twist (–), Nicholas Nickelby (–), and A Christmas Carol (). Perhaps his best known novel, Great Expectations (–) shares many thematic similarities with David Copperfield. Dickens died in Kent on June 9,at the age of fifty-eight.

The Victorians craved the author's multiple voices: between and his death inDickens performed about times. "Amid all the variety of 'readings', those of Mr Charles Dickens stand Author: Peter Garratt.Charles Dickens and Catherine Hogarth married inwhen he was 24 and she was From then until the time of their divorce 20 years later, Catherine got pregnant at least a .