Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

by Philip Arthur William Collins

Publisher: Edward Arnold in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 64 Downloads: 569
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  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870,
  • Young men in literature

Edition Notes

Statementby Philip Collins.
SeriesStudies in English literature ; no. 67
LC ClassificationsPR4558 .C64
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4607008M
ISBN 100713159359, 0713159367
LC Control Number77370347

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He uses many incidents of his childhood and early life to create a considerable fictional achievement. "David Copperfield" also stands as a midpoint in Dickens' oeuvre. David Copperfield is a semi-autobiographical novel by British writer Charles Dickens, published A sentimental story of an orphan’s struggles.

It deals with the sufferings of young David after his mother’s death, through the cruel treatment of his stepfather, schoolmasters, and employers. The Project Gutenberg EBook of David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

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An international celebrity during his lifetime, Charles Dickens (­–) is widely regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.

His classic works include A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Great Expectations, and A Tale of Two Cities, one of the bestselling novels of all time. When Dickens was twelve years old. David Copperfield (version 2) Charles DICKENS ( - ) The story is told almost entirely from the point of view of the first person narrator, David Copperfield himself, and was the first Dickens novel to be written as such a narration.

The story deals with the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity. 'David Copperfield all over!' cried Miss Betsey.

'David Copperfield from head to foot. Calls a house a rookery when there's not a rook near it, and takes the birds on trust, because he sees the nests!' 'Mr. Copperfield,' returned my mother, 'is dead, and if you dare to speak unkindly of him to me –'. The Personal History of David Copperfield By Charles Dickens (Hardcover) (No, NO) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   David Copperfield book.

Can one lonely little boy show the strength and determination to survive the dangers that lie ahead. Traveling along the rocky road from boyhood to manhood, how can David learn who to trust and who to love.

Will David's friends bring him happiness or heartache. In this inspiring tale of trust, betrayal, courage and love, Charles Dickens presents a world of colorful Pages: ― Charles Dickens, quote from David Copperfield “A display of indifference to all the actions and passions of mankind was not supposed to be such a distinguished quality at that time, I think, as I have observed it to be considered since.

I have known it very fashionable indeed. Book Overview The story of David Copperfield () began as a memoir of Dickens' boyhood experiences in a blacking factory and grew into one of his most popular novels, echoing aspects of the author's own life and providing a wealth of famous characters/5(5).

Does Copperfield ever resolve his feelings for Steerforth. The critic Edmund Wilson claimed that all of Dickens's work revolved around the idea of the prison.

How does the prison function as a metaphor in David Copperfield. Examine the role of the various key holders who possess or attempt to possess control of others—e.g. Mrs. Murdstone. Wikipedia - Charles Dickens. Wikipedia Book - David Copperfield.

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David Copperfield. first edition London. by Dickens, Charles. London: Bradbury & Evans, First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, first issue with "screamed" instead of "screwed" on pg. and "bnt" on p. Finely bound by Bayntun-Riviere though not identified as such, in full crushed morocco with raised bands, wide turn ins.

Rediscover the novel behind the hit new film. 'The most perfect of all the Dickens novels' Virginia Woolf When David Copperfield escapes from the cruelty of his childhood home, he embarks on a Reviews: 1. David Copperfield, is the eighth novel by Charles Dickens.

The novel's full title is, The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery (Which He Never Meant to Publish on Any Account).Pages: By: Charles Dickens Charles Dickens is one of the most appreciated Victorian writers, his novels gaining worldwide recognition by both critics and readers.

First published inDavid Copperfield begins with avid the tragedy of David's brother dying when David is just a boy. After this episode he is sent by his step-father to work in London for a wine merchant.5/5(37).

DAVID COPPERFIELD by Charles DickensABOUT THE BOOK:David Copperfield, is the eighth novel by Charles Dickens. The novel's full title is, The Personal History.

David Copperfield is considered to be Charles Dickens's most autobiographical novel. He said of it: "Like many fond parents, I have in my heart of hearts a favourite child. And his name is David Copperfield." It is a Bildungsroman, a tale which follows the development into maturity of its narrator, David Copperfield.

The Russian greats Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky both greatly admired the. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. Affectionately Inscribed To The Hon.

and Mrs. Richard Watson, Of Rockingham, Northamptonshire. Table of Contents Preface To Edition Preface To The Charles Dickens Edition The Personal History and Experience of David Copperfield The Younger CHAPTER 1 - I AM BORN CHAPTER 2 - I OBSERVE CHAPTER 3 - I.

Charles Dickens was born in near Portsmouth, where his father worked as a clerk. Living in London inDickens was sent by his family to work in a blacking-warehouse, and his father was arrested and imprisoned for debt. Fortunes improved and Dickens returned to school, eventually becoming a parliamentary reporter/5(2).

Charles Dickens was born in Hampshire on February 7, His father was a clerk in the navy pay office, who was well paid but often ended up in financial troubles. When Dickens was twelve years old he was send to work in a shoe polish factory because his family had been taken to the debtors' prison.

"Micawber" and "Mr Micawber" redirect here. For other uses, see Micawber (disambiguation). Wilkins Micawber is a clerk in Charles Dickens 's novel David Copperfield. He is traditionally identified with the optimistic belief that "something will turn up."Created by: Charles Dickens.This page contains details about the Fiction book David Copperfield by Charles Dickens published in This book is the 45th greatest Fiction book of all time as determined by About David Copperfield.

Hugely admired by Tolstoy, David Copperfield is the novel that draws most closely from Charles Dickens’s own life.

Its eponymous hero, orphaned as a boy, grows up to discover love and happiness, heartbreak and sorrow amid a cast of eccentrics, innocents, and villains.