The Letters of Charles Dickens: 1865-1867

The Letters of Charles Dickens: 1865-1867

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198122951
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 02/28/2000
Series: British Academy Series
Pages: 602
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 6.20(h) x 2.10(d)

About 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.

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

Table of Contents

Preface
Biographical Table
Abbreviations and Symbols
The Letters 1865-1867
Appendixes:
A. The Public Readings
B. Draft Agreement between the Editors of All the Year Round and the author of "Aunt Margaret's Trouble" [Mrs Frances Trollope], [late 1866]
C. Charles Dickens to John Forster [24 September 1867]
D. "Dickens in America", from Our Special Correspondent, New York Daily Tribune, 6 September 1867, dated London, 20 August 1867
Index

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