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David Copperfield,

Author: Charles Dickens; Hablot Knight Browne
Publisher: New York, Modern Library [1934]
Series: Modern library of the world's best books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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David Copperfield enjoys an idyllic life with his gentle, widowed mother and his loving nurse, Peggotty. Then tragedy strikes when Mr. Murdstone weds David's mother and drives her to an early grave. Despised by his stepfather, the boy is forced to live in misery and poverty until he runs away to throw himself upon the mercy of his eccentric aunt. Charles Dickens's classic tale of growing up.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
David Copperfield.
New York, Modern Library [1934]
(OCoLC)608167654
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens; Hablot Knight Browne
OCLC Number: 961037
Notes: "First modern library edition."
Description: xii pages, 1 leaf, 923 pages frontispiece, illustrations 17 cm.
Contents: I am born --
I observe --
I fall into disgrace --
I am sent away from home --
I enlarge my circle of acquaintance --
My "first half" at Salem House --
My holdidays, especially one happy afternoon --
I have a memorable birthday --
I become neglected, and am provided for --
I begin life on my own account and I don't like it --
Liking life on my own account no better, I form a great resolution --
The Sequel of my resolution --
My aunt makes up her mind about me --
I make another beginning --
I am a new boy in more senses than one --
Somebody turns up --
A Retrospect --
I look about me and make a discovery. Steerforth's home --
Little Em'ly --
Some old scenes, and some new people --
I corroborate Mr. Dick, and choose a profession --
My first dissipation --
Good and bad angels --
I fall into captivity --
Tommy Traddles --
Mr. Micawber's gauntlet --
I visit Steerforth at his home, again --
A Loss --
A Greater loss --
The Beginning of a long journey --
Blissful --
My aunt astonishes me --
Depression --
Enthusiasm --
A Little cold water --
A Dissolution of partnership --
Wickfield and Heep --
The Wanderer --
Dora's aunts --
Mischief --
Another retrospect --
Our housekeeping --
Mr. Dick fulfils my aunt's predictions --
Intelligence --
Martha --
Domestic --
I am involved in mystery --
Mr. Peggotty's dream comes true --
The Beginning of a longer journey --
I assist at an explosion --
Another retrospect --
Mr. Micawber's transactions --
Tempest --
The New wound, and the old --
The Emigrants --
Absence --
Return --
Agnes --
I am shown two interesting penitents --
A Light shines on my way --
A Visitor --
A Last retrospect.
Series Title: Modern library of the world's best books.
Responsibility: by Charles Dickens, illustrations by "Phiz" ...

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David Copperfield enjoys an idyllic life with his gentle, widowed mother and his loving nurse, Peggotty. Then tragedy strikes when Mr. Murdstone weds David's mother and drives her to an early grave. Despised by his stepfather, the boy is forced to live in misery and poverty until he runs away to throw himself upon the mercy of his eccentric aunt. Charles Dickens's classic tale of growing up.

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