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Charles Dickens : his tragedy and triumph

Author: Edgar Johnson
Publisher: [New York] : Simon and Schuster, 1952.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Johnson, Edgar.
Charles Dickens, his tragedy and triumph.
[New York] Simon and Schuster, 1952
(OCoLC)561737618
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Johnson
OCLC Number: 291504
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, portraits, genealogical tables ; 22 cm
Contents: V.1. The anvil and the iron: 1812-1833: Birth and background --
The happy time --
The challenge of despair --
Ambition's ladder --
First love --
Climb to fame:1833-1837: The career takes shape --
Boz is born --
Catherine --
Pickwick triumphant --
Knight of the joyful countenance --
Troubles and triumphs: 1837-1839: Metamorphosis of a journalist --
Lost love --
Ascent of the rocket --
The break with bentley --
The will in command --
Deeper cast: 1839-1841: The thieves' den and the world --
Master Humphrey's clock strikes one --
Emergence of a radical --
The neglected and misused --
Triumph in Scotland and the eve of a new depature --
The new World: 1842: The American dream --
Conquest --
with undertones --
Not the republic of my imagination --
Return journey --
Home again: valedictory on America --
Crescendo of restlessness: 1843-1846: Year of disappointment --
Selfishness and the economic man --
Battles and Italinan air-castles --
Fromthe bells of Genoa --
... To the chimes of London --
Last days in Italy --
Birth pangs of the daily news --
V.2.: At grips with himself: 1846-1851: Difficulties with Dombey --
The want of something --
The world of Dombeyism --
A haunted man --
Myuself into the shadowy world --
His favorite child --
Household words --
Splendid barnstorming --
Fog over England --
The anatomy of society --
The heaviest blow in my power --
Critique of materialism --
Fire bursts out --
Nobody's fault --
Old hell shaft --
The prison of society --
Breaking point --
The track of a storm --
Surface serene --
The tempest and the ruined garden --
Intimations of mortality --
The great dust-heap --
The bottom of the cup: 1865-1870: Pilgrim of Gad's Hill --
To the loadstone rock --
Last rally --
The dying and undying voice --
The narrow bed.
Responsibility: by Edgar Johnson.

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A scholarly biography of the author.

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