The Uncommon Traveller and Reprinted Pieces

The Uncommon Traveller and Reprinted Pieces

by Charles Dickens, Leslie C. Staples
     
 

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To know Dickens one must be familiar with a dozen major novels, but the knowledge is incomplete without some familiarity with his journalistic work, much of the best of which is to be found in this volume.

Overview

To know Dickens one must be familiar with a dozen major novels, but the knowledge is incomplete without some familiarity with his journalistic work, much of the best of which is to be found in this volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192545213
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/22/1987
Series:
Oxford Illustrated Dickens Series
Edition description:
Oxford Illustrated Dickens Edition
Pages:
776
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.70(d)
Lexile:
1410L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is probably the greatest novelist England has ever produced, the author of such well-known classics as A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver Twist. His innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world over.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
February 7, 1812
Date of Death:
June 18, 1870
Place of Birth:
Portsmouth, England
Place of Death:
Gad's Hill, Kent, England
Education:
Home-schooling; attended Dame School at Chatham briefly and Wellington

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