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David Copperfield

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: [Waiheke Island] : Floating Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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David Copperfield is considered to be Charles Dickens's most autobiographical novel. He said of it: "Like many fond parents, I have in my heart of hearts a favourite child. And his name is David Copperfield." It is a Bildungsroman, a tale which follows the development into maturity of its narrator, David Copperfield. The Russian greats Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky both greatly admired the novel, as did Kafka, Joyce and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Bildungsromans
Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens
ISBN: 9781775411963 1775411966 9781775411963 1775411966
OCLC Number: 493303058
Notes: "From a 1869 ed."--Page 2.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Title; Contents; Preface to 1850 Edition; Preface to the Charles Dickens Edition; Chapter 1 I Am Born; Chapter 2 I Observe; Chapter 3 I Have a Change; Chapter 4 I Fall into Disgrace; Chapter 5 I Am Sent Away from Home; Chapter 6 I Enlarge My Circle of Acquaintance; Chapter 7 My 'First Half' at Salem House; Chapter 8 My Holidays. Especially One Happy Afternoon; Chapter 9 I Have a Memorable Birthday; Chapter 10 I Become Neglected, and Am Provided For; Chapter 11 I Begin Life on My Own Account, and Don't Like It; Chapter 12 Liking Life on My Own Account No Better, I Form a Great Resolution. Chapter 13 The Sequel of My ResolutionChapter 14 My Aunt Makes Up Her Mind About Me; Chapter 15 I Make Another Beginning; Chapter 16 I Am a New Boy in More Senses than One; Chapter 17 Somebody Turns Up; Chapter 18 A Retrospect; Chapter 19 I Look About Me, and Make a Discovery; Chapter 20 Steerforth's Home; Chapter 21 Little Em'ly; Chapter 22 Some Old Scenes, and Some New People; Chapter 23 I Corroborate Mr. Dick, and Choose a Profession; Chapter 24 My First Dissipation; Chapter 25 Good and Bad Angels; Chapter 26 I Fall into Captivity; Chapter 27 Tommy Traddles. Chapter 28 Mr. Micawber's GauntletChapter 29 I Visit Steerforth at His Home, Again; Chapter 30 A Loss; Chapter 31 A Greater Loss; Chapter 32 The Beginning of a Long Journey; Chapter 33 Blissful; Chapter 34 My Aunt Astonishes Me; Chapter 35 Depression; Chapter 36 Enthusiasm; Chapter 37 A Little Cold Water; Chapter 38 A Dissolution of Partnership; Chapter 39 Wickfield and Heep; Chapter 40 The Wanderer; Chapter 41 Dora's Aunts; Chapter 42 Mischief; Chapter 43 Another Retrospect; Chapter 44 Our Housekeeping; Chapter 45 Mr. Dick Fulfils My Aunt's Predictions; Chapter 46 Intelligence. Chapter 47 MarthaChapter 48 Domestic; Chapter 49 I Am Involved in Mystery; Chapter 50 Mr. Peggotty's Dream Comes True; Chapter 51 The Beginning of a Longer Journey; Chapter 52 I Assist at an Explosion; Chapter 53 Another Retrospect; Chapter 54 Mr. Micawber's Transactions; Chapter 55 Tempest; Chapter 56 The New Wound, and the Old; Chapter 57 The Emigrants; Chapter 58 Absence; Chapter 59 Return; Chapter 60 Agnes; Chapter 61 I Am Shown Two Interesting Penitents; Chapter 62 A Light Shines on My Way; Chapter 63 A Visitor; Chapter 64 A Last Retrospect.
Responsibility: Charles Dickens.

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David Copperfield is considered to be Charles Dickens's most autobiographical novel. He said of it: "Like many fond parents, I have in my heart of hearts a favourite child. And his name is David Copperfield." It is a Bildungsroman, a tale which follows the development into maturity of its narrator, David Copperfield. The Russian greats Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky both greatly admired the novel, as did Kafka, Joyce and James. Freud called it his favourite novel.

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