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London in the age of Dickens

by Aldon D. Bell

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England)
    • Subjects:
    • London (England) -- History -- 1800-1950

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 176-178.

      Statementby Aldon D. Bell.
      SeriesThe Centers of civilization series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA683 .B45
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 184 p.
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5563552M
      LC Control Number67064446

      Charles Dickens is the representative of the Victorian London- the England of s and 30s. He presented the capital city in all its colors, its shops, offices, slums and people. He knew the spirit of his people and gave them exactly what they wanted. Dickens was constantly haunted by his traumatic experiences as a little lonely boy working in a blacking factory in industrial-age London. Dickens knew he lost a significant part of his life -- his childhood -- that he seemed to have brezzed by it straight into adulthood.

        A tale of one city: Dickensian London – Dickens' work often focused on extreme poverty; here, a photo from an book on London street life shows a .   This could give you an idea about the price of your own book. Their website states: Since , BookFinder has made it easy to find any book at the best price. Whether you want the cheapest reading copy or a specific collectible edition, with BookFinder, you’ll find just the right book.

      Charles Dickens' London, Part 3: Age available in DVD Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store purchase. Dickens's readings are canceled when he shows signs of a mild stroke. He retires to Gad's Hall to write his last work, The Mystery of Edwin , Dickens performs his last public reading in 8 - Dickens suffers a stroke at Gad'a Hall after a full day's work on The Mystery of Edwin 9 - Charles Dickens dies at Gad's 14 - Dickens is buried in the poets.


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