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David Copperfield

Author: Charles Dickens; Nina Burgis
Publisher: Cary Oxford University Press 2014
Series: Oxford World's Classics
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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`I have in my heart of hearts a favourite child. And his name is DAVID COPPERFIELD, ' wrote Dickens of what is the most personal, certainly one of the most popular, of all his novels. Dickens wrote the book after the completion of a fragment of autobiography recalling his employment as a child in a London warehouse, and in the first-person narrative, a new departure for him, realized marvellously the workings of  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens; Nina Burgis
ISBN: 9780199536290 0199536295 9780191592607 0191592609
OCLC Number: 927986758
Description: 1 online resource (945 Seiten)
Series Title: Oxford World's Classics

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`I have in my heart of hearts a favourite child. And his name is DAVID COPPERFIELD, ' wrote Dickens of what is the most personal, certainly one of the most popular, of all his novels. Dickens wrote the book after the completion of a fragment of autobiography recalling his employment as a child in a London warehouse, and in the first-person narrative, a new departure for him, realized marvellously the workings of memory. The embodiment of his boyhood experience in the novel involved a `complicated interweaving of truth and fiction', at its most subtle in the portrait of his father as Mr Micawber ...

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Introduction and notes by Andrew Sanders facilitated a proper understanding of period details and plot structure. I will continue to use this edition in future classes on Dickens's novels. * Helge Read more...

 
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