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The Resource The life of Charles Dickens, John Forster ; with a foreword by Jane Smiley ; general editor, Holly Furneaux

The life of Charles Dickens, John Forster ; with a foreword by Jane Smiley ; general editor, Holly Furneaux

Label
The life of Charles Dickens
Title
The life of Charles Dickens
Statement of responsibility
John Forster ; with a foreword by Jane Smiley ; general editor, Holly Furneaux
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1812-1876
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Forster, John
Dewey number
823.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
PR4581
LC item number
.F7 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Smiley, Jane
  • Furneaux, Holly
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Novelists, English
Label
The life of Charles Dickens, John Forster ; with a foreword by Jane Smiley ; general editor, Holly Furneaux
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "This is an abridged version of the original The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster."--T.p. verso
Contents
  • 1812-1822. Childhood -- 1822-1824. Hard experiences in boyhood -- 1824-1830. School days and start in life -- 1831-1935. Reporters' gallery and newspaper literature -- 1836. First book, and Origin of Pickwick -- 1837. Writing the Pickwick papers -- 1837-1838. Between Pickwick and Nickleby -- 1838. Oliver Twist -- 1838-1839. Nicholas Nickleby -- 1838-1839. During and after Nickleby -- 1839. New literary project -- 1840-1841. The Old curiosity shop -- 1840. Devonshire Terrace and Broadstairs -- 1841. Barnaby Rudge -- 1841. Public dinner in Edinburgh -- 1841. Adventures in the Highlands -- 1841. Again at Broadstairs -- 1841. Eve of the visit to America -- 1842. First impressions of America -- 1842. Second impressions of America -- 1842. Philadelphia, Washington, and the south -- 1842. Canal-boat journeys: bound far west -- 1842. The far west: to Niagara Falls -- 1842. Niagara and Montreal
  • 1842. American notes -- 1843. First year of Martin Chuzzlewit -- 1843-1844. Chuzzlewit disappointments and Christmas Carol -- 1844. Year of departure for Italy -- 1844. Idleness at Albaro: Villa Bagnerello -- 1844. Work in Genoa: Palazzo Peschiere -- 1844. Italian travel -- 1845. Last months in Italy -- 1845-1846. Again in England -- 1846. A home in Switzerland -- 1846. Swiss people and scenery -- 1846. Sketches chiefly personal -- 1846. Literary labour at Lausanne -- 1846. Revolution at Geneva, Christmas book and last days in Switzerland -- 1846-1847. Three months in Paris -- 1846-1848. Dombey and son -- 1847-1852. Splendid strolling -- 1848-1851. Seaside holidays -- 1848-1850. Haunted man and household words -- 1848-1851. Last year in Devonshire Terrace
  • 1850-1853. David Copperfield and Bleak House -- 1853-1855. Home incidents and Hard Times -- 1853. Switzerland and Italy revisited -- 1853, 1854-and 1856. Three summers at Boulogne -- 1855-1856. Residence in Paris -- 1855-1857. Little Dorrit, and a lazy tour -- 1857-1858. What happened at this time -- 1856-1870. Gadshill Place -- 1858-1859. First paid readings -- 1859-1861. All the year round and the uncommercial traveller -- 1861-1863. Second series of readings -- 1855-1865. Hints for books written and unwritten -- 1864-1867. Third series of readings -- 1836-1870. Dickens as a novelist -- 1867. America revisited: November and December, 1867 -- 1868. American revisited: January to April, 1868 -- 1868-1870. Last readings -- 1869-1870. Last book -- 1836-1870. Personal Characteristics -- 1869-1870. The end
Control code
ocn751832026
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
The illustrated ed.
Extent
512 p.
Isbn
9781402772856
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012372586
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports.
Label
The life of Charles Dickens, John Forster ; with a foreword by Jane Smiley ; general editor, Holly Furneaux
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "This is an abridged version of the original The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster."--T.p. verso
Contents
  • 1812-1822. Childhood -- 1822-1824. Hard experiences in boyhood -- 1824-1830. School days and start in life -- 1831-1935. Reporters' gallery and newspaper literature -- 1836. First book, and Origin of Pickwick -- 1837. Writing the Pickwick papers -- 1837-1838. Between Pickwick and Nickleby -- 1838. Oliver Twist -- 1838-1839. Nicholas Nickleby -- 1838-1839. During and after Nickleby -- 1839. New literary project -- 1840-1841. The Old curiosity shop -- 1840. Devonshire Terrace and Broadstairs -- 1841. Barnaby Rudge -- 1841. Public dinner in Edinburgh -- 1841. Adventures in the Highlands -- 1841. Again at Broadstairs -- 1841. Eve of the visit to America -- 1842. First impressions of America -- 1842. Second impressions of America -- 1842. Philadelphia, Washington, and the south -- 1842. Canal-boat journeys: bound far west -- 1842. The far west: to Niagara Falls -- 1842. Niagara and Montreal
  • 1842. American notes -- 1843. First year of Martin Chuzzlewit -- 1843-1844. Chuzzlewit disappointments and Christmas Carol -- 1844. Year of departure for Italy -- 1844. Idleness at Albaro: Villa Bagnerello -- 1844. Work in Genoa: Palazzo Peschiere -- 1844. Italian travel -- 1845. Last months in Italy -- 1845-1846. Again in England -- 1846. A home in Switzerland -- 1846. Swiss people and scenery -- 1846. Sketches chiefly personal -- 1846. Literary labour at Lausanne -- 1846. Revolution at Geneva, Christmas book and last days in Switzerland -- 1846-1847. Three months in Paris -- 1846-1848. Dombey and son -- 1847-1852. Splendid strolling -- 1848-1851. Seaside holidays -- 1848-1850. Haunted man and household words -- 1848-1851. Last year in Devonshire Terrace
  • 1850-1853. David Copperfield and Bleak House -- 1853-1855. Home incidents and Hard Times -- 1853. Switzerland and Italy revisited -- 1853, 1854-and 1856. Three summers at Boulogne -- 1855-1856. Residence in Paris -- 1855-1857. Little Dorrit, and a lazy tour -- 1857-1858. What happened at this time -- 1856-1870. Gadshill Place -- 1858-1859. First paid readings -- 1859-1861. All the year round and the uncommercial traveller -- 1861-1863. Second series of readings -- 1855-1865. Hints for books written and unwritten -- 1864-1867. Third series of readings -- 1836-1870. Dickens as a novelist -- 1867. America revisited: November and December, 1867 -- 1868. American revisited: January to April, 1868 -- 1868-1870. Last readings -- 1869-1870. Last book -- 1836-1870. Personal Characteristics -- 1869-1870. The end
Control code
ocn751832026
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
The illustrated ed.
Extent
512 p.
Isbn
9781402772856
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012372586
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), ports.

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