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The Resource Oliver Twist, or, The parish boy's progress, Charles Dickens ; edited with an introduction and notes by Philip Horne

Oliver Twist, or, The parish boy's progress, Charles Dickens ; edited with an introduction and notes by Philip Horne

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Oliver Twist, or, The parish boy's progress
Title
Oliver Twist, or, The parish boy's progress
Statement of responsibility
Charles Dickens ; edited with an introduction and notes by Philip Horne
Title variation
  • Oliver Twist
  • Parish boy's progress
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of a poor orphan's adventures in the criminal underworld of mid-nineteenth-century London
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DLC
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1812-1870
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Dickens, Charles
Dewey number
823/.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR4567.A2
LC item number
H67 2003
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Horne, Philip
Series statement
Penguin classics
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  • Boys
  • Orphans
  • Criminals
  • London (England)
  • Kidnapping victims
  • Bildungsromans
Label
Oliver Twist, or, The parish boy's progress, Charles Dickens ; edited with an introduction and notes by Philip Horne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xlv-xlix)
Contents
Chapter 1. Treats of the place where Oliver Twist was born, and of the circumstances attending his birth -- Chapter 2. Treats of Oliver Twist's growth, education, and board -- Chapter 3. Relates how Oliver Twist was very near getting a place, which would not have been a sinecure -- Chapter 4. Oliver, being offered another place, makes his first entry into public life -- Chapter 5. Oliver mingles with new associates. Going to a funeral for the first time, he forms an unfavourable notion of his master's business -- Chapter 6. Oliver, being goaded by the taunts of Noah, rouses into action, and rather astonishes him -- Chapter 7. Oliver continues refractory -- Chapter 8. Oliver walks to London. He encounters on the road a strange sort of young gentleman -- Chapter 9. Containing further particulars concerning the pleasant old gentleman, and his hopeful pupils -- Chapter 10. Oliver becomes better acquainted with the characters of his new associates; and purchases experience at a high price. Being a short, but very important chapter, in this history -- Chapter 11. Treats of Mr. Fang the Police Magistrate; and furnishes a slight specimen of his mode of administering justice -- Chapter 12. In which Oliver is taken better care of than he ever was before. And in which the narrative reverts to the merry old gentleman and his youthful friends -- Chapter 13. Some new acquaintances are introduced to the intelligent reader, connected with whom, various pleasant matters are related, appertaining to this history -- Chapter 14. Comprising further particulars of Oliver's stay at Mr. Brownlow's, with the remarkable prediction which one Mr. Grimwig uttered concerning him, when he went out on an errand -- Chapter 15. Showing how very fond of Oliver Twist, the merry old Jew and Miss Nancy were -- Chapter 16. Relates what became of Oliver Twist, after he had been claimed by Nancy -- Chapter 17. Oliver's destiny continuing unpropitious, brings a great man to London to injure his reputation -- Chapter 18. How Oliver passed his time in the improving society of his reputable friends -- Chapter 19. In which a notable plan is discussed and determined on -- Chapter 20. Wherein Oliver is delivered over to Mr. William Sikes -- Chapter 21. The Expedition -- Chapter 22. The Burglary -- Chapter 23. Which contains the substance of a pleasant conversation between Mr. Bumble and a lady; and shows that even a beadle may be susceptible on some points -- Chapter 24. Treats of a very poor subject. But is a short one, and may be found of importance in this history -- Chapter 25. Wherein this history reverts to Mr. Fagin and Company -- Chapter 26. In which a mysterious character appears upon the scene; and many things, inseparable from this history, are done and performed -- Chapter 27. Atones for the unpoliteness of a former chapter; which deserted a lady, most unceremoniously -- Chapter 28. Looks after Oliver, and proceeds with his adventures -- Chapter 29. Has an introductory account of the inmates of the house, to which Oliver resorted -- Chapter 30. Relates what Oliver's new visitors thought of him -- Chapter 31. Involves a critical position -- Chapter 32. Of the happy life Oliver began to lead with his kind friends -- Chapter 33. Wherein the happiness of Oliver and his friends, experiences a sudden check -- Chapter 34. Contains some introductory particulars relative to a young gentleman who now arrives upon the scene; and a new adventure which happened to Oliver -- Chapter 35. Containing the unsatisfactory result of Oliver's adventure; and a conversation of some importance between Harry Maylie and Rose -- Chapter 36. Is a very short one, and may appear of no great importance in its place, but it should be read notwithstanding, as a sequel to the last, and a key to one that will follow when its time arrives -- Chapter 37. In which the reader may perceive a contrast, not uncommon in matrimonial cases -- Chapter 38. Containing an account of what passed between Mr
Control code
ocm52335046
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
liii, 553 p.
Isbn
9780141439747
Lccn
2003269464
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)52335046
Label
Oliver Twist, or, The parish boy's progress, Charles Dickens ; edited with an introduction and notes by Philip Horne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xlv-xlix)
Contents
Chapter 1. Treats of the place where Oliver Twist was born, and of the circumstances attending his birth -- Chapter 2. Treats of Oliver Twist's growth, education, and board -- Chapter 3. Relates how Oliver Twist was very near getting a place, which would not have been a sinecure -- Chapter 4. Oliver, being offered another place, makes his first entry into public life -- Chapter 5. Oliver mingles with new associates. Going to a funeral for the first time, he forms an unfavourable notion of his master's business -- Chapter 6. Oliver, being goaded by the taunts of Noah, rouses into action, and rather astonishes him -- Chapter 7. Oliver continues refractory -- Chapter 8. Oliver walks to London. He encounters on the road a strange sort of young gentleman -- Chapter 9. Containing further particulars concerning the pleasant old gentleman, and his hopeful pupils -- Chapter 10. Oliver becomes better acquainted with the characters of his new associates; and purchases experience at a high price. Being a short, but very important chapter, in this history -- Chapter 11. Treats of Mr. Fang the Police Magistrate; and furnishes a slight specimen of his mode of administering justice -- Chapter 12. In which Oliver is taken better care of than he ever was before. And in which the narrative reverts to the merry old gentleman and his youthful friends -- Chapter 13. Some new acquaintances are introduced to the intelligent reader, connected with whom, various pleasant matters are related, appertaining to this history -- Chapter 14. Comprising further particulars of Oliver's stay at Mr. Brownlow's, with the remarkable prediction which one Mr. Grimwig uttered concerning him, when he went out on an errand -- Chapter 15. Showing how very fond of Oliver Twist, the merry old Jew and Miss Nancy were -- Chapter 16. Relates what became of Oliver Twist, after he had been claimed by Nancy -- Chapter 17. Oliver's destiny continuing unpropitious, brings a great man to London to injure his reputation -- Chapter 18. How Oliver passed his time in the improving society of his reputable friends -- Chapter 19. In which a notable plan is discussed and determined on -- Chapter 20. Wherein Oliver is delivered over to Mr. William Sikes -- Chapter 21. The Expedition -- Chapter 22. The Burglary -- Chapter 23. Which contains the substance of a pleasant conversation between Mr. Bumble and a lady; and shows that even a beadle may be susceptible on some points -- Chapter 24. Treats of a very poor subject. But is a short one, and may be found of importance in this history -- Chapter 25. Wherein this history reverts to Mr. Fagin and Company -- Chapter 26. In which a mysterious character appears upon the scene; and many things, inseparable from this history, are done and performed -- Chapter 27. Atones for the unpoliteness of a former chapter; which deserted a lady, most unceremoniously -- Chapter 28. Looks after Oliver, and proceeds with his adventures -- Chapter 29. Has an introductory account of the inmates of the house, to which Oliver resorted -- Chapter 30. Relates what Oliver's new visitors thought of him -- Chapter 31. Involves a critical position -- Chapter 32. Of the happy life Oliver began to lead with his kind friends -- Chapter 33. Wherein the happiness of Oliver and his friends, experiences a sudden check -- Chapter 34. Contains some introductory particulars relative to a young gentleman who now arrives upon the scene; and a new adventure which happened to Oliver -- Chapter 35. Containing the unsatisfactory result of Oliver's adventure; and a conversation of some importance between Harry Maylie and Rose -- Chapter 36. Is a very short one, and may appear of no great importance in its place, but it should be read notwithstanding, as a sequel to the last, and a key to one that will follow when its time arrives -- Chapter 37. In which the reader may perceive a contrast, not uncommon in matrimonial cases -- Chapter 38. Containing an account of what passed between Mr
Control code
ocm52335046
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
liii, 553 p.
Isbn
9780141439747
Lccn
2003269464
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)52335046

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