Character portraits from Dickens. by Nancy Holder

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Published by Haskell House Publishers in New York .

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  • England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.

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StatementSelected and arr. by Charles Welsh. London, Chatto & Windus, 1908.
ContributionsWelsh, Charles, 1850-1914, ed.
LC ClassificationsPR4553 .W35 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination348 p.
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5284879M
ISBN 100838315526
LC Control Number72003628

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Indulgent mother Mrs. Dickens Oliver Twist In Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens directs his biting sarcasm against the conditions in English workhouses and the generally deplorable treatment of the poor.

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London: James Buchanan Company, Illus. by Illustrated with 13 mounted colour plates of Dickens characters by Frank Reynolds, plus portrait of the author and mounted illus Add to cart Buy Now Item Price. Dickens later came to be known as much for the theatricality of his public book readings as he was for the writing itself.

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Charles Dickens was one of the most prolific and popular writers of the Victorian Era, writing 15 books and dozens more short stories, essays, and novellas.

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