Charles Dickens

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Hesperus, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 107 pages
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Born in Portsmouth in 1812, Dickens rose to fame within his lifetime and, to the present day, has never been out of print. In this highly accessible biography, Dickens scholars Melissa Valiska Gregory and Melisa Klimaszewski examine the fascinating life of this hugely popular literary figure, exploring such classics as Great Expectations and David Copperfield against the backdrop of Victorian England.

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Concise, useful biography of Dickens's life. This teaches well in my MA class and is clearly and compellingly written. Read full review


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Gregory and Klimaszewski have edited two other Dickens titles for Hesperus, The Wreck of the Golden Mary and Somebody's Luggage.

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