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The Dickens index

The Dickens index

Author: Nicolas Bentley; Michael Slater; Nina Burgis
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Charles Dickens's ability as a storyteller, his keen sense of the outlandish, and his uncanny understanding of human nature give his works a universal and ageless appeal that defies obsolescence. Few other authors have created as many characters and situations that so painstakingly and memorably recreate the social conventions, tastes, manners, and habits of speech of a particular era. This book, the most  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionary
indexes (reference sources)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bentley, Nicolas, 1907-1978.
Dickens index.
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas Bentley; Michael Slater; Nina Burgis
ISBN: 0192116657 9780192116659 0192827812 9780192827814
OCLC Number: 18191188
Description: xii, 308 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Scope of the index and guide to its usage; index; time chart of Dickens' life. Appendix - Dickens' journalism. Draft of a preface and acknowledgements by Nicolas Bentley.
Responsibility: Nicolas Bentley, Michael Slater, and Nina Burgis.
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A guide to all Dickens' novels, short stories, pamphlets, plays, journalism and travel guides with alphabetical arrangement, chapter references, thematic description, bibliographical details and plot  Read more...


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