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Dickens, Charles 1812-1870

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Works: 19,024 works in 58,209 publications in 29 languages and 1,079,327 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Satire  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Subject Headings: Novelists, English 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of screenplay, Creator, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent, Attributed name, Lyricist, Other, Contributor, Composer, Performer, Dedicatee, Printer, Former owner, Scenarist, Inscriber, Narrator
Classifications: PZ3.D55, 823.8
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Publications by Charles Dickens
Publications by Charles Dickens, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Charles Dickens
 
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Most widely held works by Charles Dickens
A tale of two cities ; and, Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Book )
1,434 editions published between 1859 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 30,099 libraries worldwide
After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the aging Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette. From the tranquil roads of London, they are drawn against their will to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the Reign of Terror, and they soon fall under the lethal shadow of La Guillotine. This edition uses the text as it appeared in its first serial publication in 1859 to convey the full scope of Dickens's vision, and includes the original illustrations by H.K. Browne ('Phiz'). Richard Maxwell's introduction discusses the intricate interweaving of epic drama with personal tragedy
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Book )
1,671 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 16 languages and held by 26,912 libraries worldwide
A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
The posthumous papers of the Pickwick club by Charles Dickens( Book )
1,290 editions published between 1836 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 14,684 libraries worldwide
Recounts the travels and comic experiences of Samuel Pickwick, his friend's, and the members of his club
Hard times by Charles Dickens( Book )
529 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 10,960 libraries worldwide
Thomas Gradgrind, a practical man, brings up his two children, Louisa and Tom, accordingly, thoroughly suppressing the imaginative and emotional sides of their natures with devastating consequences
Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens( Book )
694 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 9,724 libraries worldwide
Little Dorrit grows up in Marshalsea prison, where her father is confined for his debts, and she helps to feed the family with her needlework until her father receives an inheritance when she is in her teens, and more problems ensue
Our mutual friend by Charles Dickens( Book )
704 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 8,866 libraries worldwide
John Harmon will inherit a fortune if he marries a girl show personality has been affected by her wealth, and friends and events conspire to prove her true worth
Oliver Twist, or, The parish boy's progress by Charles Dickens( Book )
808 editions published between 1837 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 8,800 libraries worldwide
Deals with the adventures of a young orphan boy trying to survive amid greed and poverty in 19th-century London
The mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens( Book )
335 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 7,741 libraries worldwide
Introduces an array of characters, from the sinister to the comic, and moves to a haunting climax in an atmospheric murder mystery that features the seemingly benevolent John Jasper, a secret opium addict, and his relationship with his newly engaged nephew, Edwin Drood
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Book )
459 editions published between 1850 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 7,588 libraries worldwide
A classic tale of an orphan growing up in the 1800's of England. Intimately rooted in the author's own biography and written as a first-person narrative, "David Copperfield" charts a young man's progress through a difficult childhood in Victorian England to ultimate success as a novelist, finding true love along the way. Jeremy Tambling's provocative Introduction reveals subtle themes relevant today in Dickens' favorite work
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
393 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 7,155 libraries worldwide
The classic story by Charles Dickens about a miser who learns the meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
Dombey and son by Charles Dickens( Book )
619 editions published between 1847 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 6,689 libraries worldwide
A rich and pompous merchant is plagued by loneliness and misfortune
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
292 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 6,407 libraries worldwide
The inhabitants of two cities--including a doctor, his devoted daughter, the young French aristocrat she loves, and their English friend--are swept into the tide of the French Revolution
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
242 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 6,223 libraries worldwide
The orphan, Pip, and the convict, Magwitch, the beautiful Estella, and her guardian, the embittered and vengeful Miss Havisham, the ambitious lawyer, Mr. Jaggers -- all have a part to play in the mystery
Bleak house by Charles Dickens( Book )
232 editions published between 1846 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 6,102 libraries worldwide
With their estate entangled in an interminable legal case, the young wards of the court Richard Carstone and Ada Clare are taken into the benevolent care of the kindly John Jarndyce. Ada's companion, the gentle and good-hearted Esther Summerson, is devoted to the old man and, although she loves another, becomes betrothed to him. But behind Esther's supposed orphan past lies a dark secret that leads tragically to deceit, blackmail and murder. And as the endless lawsuit erodes their inheritance, the happiness that Richard and Ada have found in each other is brought into desperate jeopardy
The life & adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Book )
550 editions published between 1834 and 2013 in English and held by 5,874 libraries worldwide
Greed makes Ralph Nickleby, a shrewd businessman, overlook the welfare of his nephew Nicholas, and niece Kate
Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens( Book )
455 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 5,675 libraries worldwide
Set at the time of the Gordon anti-Catholic riots of 1780, this is Dickens's powerful, atmospheric novel of madness, murder, and lurid mob violence. It is also a tale of love thwarted by the designs of Geoffrey Haredale and the villain Sir John Chester, and the heroism of Edward Chester in rescuing the innocent Emma
The life and adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens( Book )
517 editions published between 1840 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,633 libraries worldwide
At The Center of Martin Chuzzlewit -- the novel Angus Wilson called "one of the most sheerly exciting of all Dickens stories"--Is Martin himself, very old, very rich, very much on his guard. What he suspects (with good reason) is that every one of Iris close and distant relations. now converging in droves on the country inn where they believe he is dying, will stop at nothing to become the inheritor of Iris great fortune. Having unjustly disinherited Iris grandson, young Martin, the old fellow now trusts no one but Mary Graham, the pretty girl hired as Iris companion. Though she has been made to understand she will not inherit a penny, she remains old Chuzzlewit's only ally. As the viperish relations and hangers-on close in on him, we meet some of Dickens's most marvelous characters -- among them Mr. Pecksniff (whose name has entered the language as a synonym for ultimate hypocrisy and self-importance); the fabulously evil Jonas Chuzzlewit; the strutting reptile Tigg Montague; and the ridiculous, terrible, comical Sairey Gamp. Reluctantly heading for America in search of opportunity, the penniless young Martin goes west, rides a riverboat, and is overtaken by bad company and mortal danger -- while the battle for his grandfather's gold reveals new depths of family treachery, cunning, and ruthlessness. And in scene after wonderful scene of conflict and suspense, of high excitement and fierce and hilarious satire, Dickens's huge saga of greed versus decency comes to its magnificent climax
The personal history of David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Book )
368 editions published between 1849 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4,715 libraries worldwide
The personal history of David Copperfield
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Book )
243 editions published between 1838 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,506 libraries worldwide
"Nicholas Nickleby is the son of a poor country gentleman, and has to make his own way in the world. He first goes as usher to Mr. Squeers, schoolmaster at Dotheboys Hall, in Yorkshire, but leaves in disgust with the tyranny of Squeers and his wife, especially to a poor boy named Smike. Smike runs away from his school to follow Nicholas, and remains his humble follower till death. At Portsmouth, Nicholas joins the theatrical company of Mr. Crummies, but leaves the profession for other adventures. He falls in with the brothers Cheeryble, who make him their clerk; in this post he rises to success as a merchant, and ultimately marries Madeline Bray." Benét Reader's Ency
The old curiosity shop by Charles Dickens( Book )
207 editions published between 1840 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,755 libraries worldwide
The Victorian tale of Little Nell, a girl who is uprooted from her secure and innocent childhood and cast into a world of evil when she and her grandfather are pursued relentlessly through England by the evil and loathsome dwarf Quilp
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Boz, 1812-1870

controlled identity Sparks, Timothy, 1812-1870

Boz.
Boz 1812-1870
Boz, pseud.
Çarlz Dikkens
Čarlzos Dėkensos
Čārlzs Dikenss
Carolus Dickens
Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens angleški pisatelj
Charles Dickens écrivain et journaliste anglais
Charles Dickens Engelse schrijver en sociale criticus
Charles Dickens englantilainen kirjailija
Charles Dickens englischer Schriftsteller
Charles Dickens English writer and social critic
Charles Dickens escritor británico
Charles Dickens escritor británico, un dos máis coñecidos da literatura universal, e o principal da era victoriana
Charles Dickens escritor británicu
Charles Dickens Inggles a mannurat ken kritiko sosial
Charles Dickens scrittore, giornalista e reporter di viaggio britannico
Dickens.
Dickens, 1812-1870
Dickens, Boz 1812-1870
Dickens, C.
Dickens, Č. 1812-1870
Dickens, Carl 1812-1870
Dickens, Carlo 1812-1870
Dickens, Carlos
Dickens, Carlos 1812-1870
Dickens, Ch.
Dickens Ch. 1812-1870
Dickens, Charles
Dickens, Charles 1812-1870
Dickens, Charles Boz 1812-1870
Dickens, Charles Huffham 1812-1870
Dickens, Charles J. 1812-1870
Dickens, Charles John 1812-1870
Dickens, Charles John Huffam
Dickens, Charles John Huffam 1812-1870
Dickens, K.
Dickens, Karel 1812-1870
Dickens, Karl.
Dickens, Karl 1812-1870
Dickens, Karol.
Dickens, Karol 1812-1870
Dickens, Károly 1812-1870
Dickenss, Čārlzs, 1812-1870
Dickins, Charles 1812-1870
Diegengsi, 1812-1870
Digengsi, 1812-1870
Digensi 1812-1870
Dik’ens 1812-1870
Dik’ens, Č. 1812-1870
Dikens, Č.
Diḳens, Č. 1812-1870
Dikens, Čarls 1812-1870
Dikens, Čarlz.
Dikens, Charlz 1812-1870
Dikensas, Čarlzas, 1812-1870
Dikensi, Čʻarlz, 1812-1870
Dikenss, Čarls, 1812-1870
Dikenss, Čarlss, 1812-1870
Dikenss, Čārlzs, 1812-1870
Dikenss, Tscharls, 1812-1870
Dikenzu 1812-1870
Dikenzu, Chārusu, 1812-1870
Dikenzu, Chāruzu 1812-1870
Dikīkinz, Tas̆ārlz, 1812-1870
Dīkins, Tšarlz 1812-1870
Diḳinz, Čalz 1812-1870
Dīkinz, Tašārlz, 1812-1870
Dikkens.
Dikkens 1812-1870
Dikkens, Č.
Dikkens, Č. 1812-1870
Dikkens, Čar.
Dikkens, Čarlz.
Dikkens, Čarlʹz 1812-1870
Dikkens Charlz
Dikkens, Charlz, 1812-1870
Dikkens, Šarl.
Dikkenzu, Chāruzu 1812-1870
Dikkins, Karol.
Dīknz, Tšārlz, 1812-1870
Diqens, Ṭšarels, 1812-1870
Grig-kan, Calsi 1812-1870
Huffam Dickens, Charles John 1812-1870
Karol Dickens angielski powieściopisarz
Ntikens, Tsarls 1812-1870
Sparks, Timothy
Sparks, Timothy, 1812-1870
Ti-keng-ssu 1812-1870
Ṭikkan̲cu, Cārlacu, 1812-1870
Ṭikkan̲s, Cārlas, 1812-1870
Ṭikkan̲s, Cārls, 1812-1870
Κάρολος Ντίκενς
Дiккенс Ч. 1812-1870
Диккенс К. 1812-1870
Диккенс Ч. 1812-1870
Диккенс, Ч. (Чарльз), 1812-1870
Диккенс Чарлз
Диккенс, Чарлз, 1812-1870
Диккенс, Чарльз
Диккенс, Чарльз, 1812-1870
Чарлз Дикенс
Чарлз Дыкенз
Чарлз Діккенс
Чарлс Дикенс
Чарльз Диккенс
Чарльз Диккенс Английский писатель, романист и очеркист
Чарльз Дыкенс
Չարլզ Դիքենս
דיקינס, צ׳רלס, 1812-1870
דיקנס, טשרלס
דיקנס, ַ צ׳רלז
דיקנס, צ׳רלז, 1870־1812
דיקנס, צ׳רלס
דיקנס, צ׳רלס, 1812-1870
דיקענס, טש
דיקענס, טש., 1812־1870
דיקענס, טשארלז
דיקענס, טשארלז, 1812־1870
דיקקענס, טשארלז
טשארלס דיקנס
טשרלס, דיקנס
צ'ארלס דיקנס
تشارلز ديكنز
تشارلز ديكينز
دكنز، تشارلز، 1812-1870
ديكنز، تشارلس، 1812-1870
ديكنز، تشالز، 1812-1870
ديكنز، شارلز، 1812-1870
دیکنز, چارلز.
چارلز دیکنز
چارلز دیکینز
چارلز ڈکنز
چارلس ڈکنز
چارلېز ډيکېنز
चार्ल्स डिकन्स
चार्ल्स डिकेन्स अंग्रेजी लेखक र सामाजिक समालोचक
चार्ल्स डिकेंस
চার্লস ডিকেন্স
চাৰ্লচ ডিকেঞ্চ
ਚਾਰਲਜ਼ ਡਿਕਨਜ਼
சார்லஸ் டிக்கின்ஸ்
చార్లెస్ డికెన్స్
ಚಾರ್ಲ್ಸ್‌ ಡಿಕನ್ಸ್
ചാൾസ് ഡിക്കെൻസ്
චාල්ස් ඩිකන්ස්
ชาร์ลส์ ดิกคินส์
ဒစ်ကင်း၊ ချားလ်စ်
ჩარლზ დიკენსი
디킨스 1812-1870
디킨스, 찰스 1812-1870
디킨스, 찰스 존 1812-1870
디킨스, 찰스 존 허펌 1812-1870
디킨스, 찰즈 1812-1870
디킨즈 1812-1870
디킨즈, C 1812-1870
디킨즈, 차알스 1812-1870
디킨즈, 찰스 1812-1870
디킨즈, 챨즈 죤 허펌 1812-1870
딕켄스, 챨스 1812-1870
딕켄즈, 챨-즈 1812-1870
찰스 디킨스
ቻርልስ ዲከንስ
ዲክንስ, ቻርልስ.
ヂッケンス
チャールズ・ディケンズ
チャールズ.ディケンズ, 1812-1870
ディケンズ, チャールズ
ディケンズ, チャールス, 1812-1870
ディッケンズ
ディッケンズ, チャールズ
佚更司, 1812-1870
查尔斯·狄更斯
查尔斯·狄更斯 英国作家
狄更斯
狄更斯 1812-1870
狄更斯查尔斯, 1812-1870
Languages
English (11,740)
Chinese (284)
German (218)
Spanish (92)
French (79)
Japanese (43)
Italian (29)
Dutch (16)
Polish (13)
Korean (11)
Turkish (10)
Russian (10)
Hungarian (6)
Swedish (4)
Danish (4)
Arabic (3)
Slovenian (3)
Czech (2)
Vietnamese (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (2)
Algonquian [Other] (1)
Ukrainian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Romanian (1)
Basque (1)
Finnish (1)
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