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The personal history of David Copperfield

Author: Charles Dickens; Hablot Knight Browne
Publisher: London ; New York : Oxford University Press, [1966]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Each volume includes up to 76 engravings by 'Phiz' and other artists, and the text is derived from the Charles Dickens Edition, revised by the author in the 1860s. The series is available both as a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Personal history of David Copperfield.
London ; New York : Oxford University Press, [1966]
(OCoLC)988234447
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens; Hablot Knight Browne
ISBN: 0192545027 9780192545022 0192545221 9780192545220
OCLC Number: 360320
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: xviii, 877 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: I am born --
I observe --
I have a change --
I fall into disgrace --
I am sent away from home --
I enlarge my circle of acquaintance --
My "first half" at Salem house --
My holidays. Especially one happy afternoon --
I have a memorable birthday --
I become neglected, and am provided for --
I begin life on my own account, and 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.
Other Titles: David Copperfield
Responsibility: by Charles Dickens ; with forty illustrations by "Phiz" ; and an introduction by R.H. Malden.

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