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The proverbial Charles Dickens

an index to proverbs in the works of Charles Dickens

by George B. Bryan

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Published by Peter Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Indexes.,
  • Proverbs, English -- Indexes.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementGeorge B. Bryan & Wolfgang Mieder.
    SeriesDickens" universe ;, vol. 4
    ContributionsMieder, Wolfgang.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4580 .B78 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination319 p. ;
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL667703M
    ISBN 100820438375
    LC Control Number97013446

      Published years ago this month, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol was an instant bestseller, followed by countless print, stage and screen productions. Victorians called it .   By , when Charles Dickens met the young actress Ellen Ternan, he had been one of England’s most famous men for the past two decades.. To his legions of fans, who gobbled up best-selling.

      Hi. I recently inherited a book edition of and bout Charles Dickens, in fair condition (no book worm holes, some age related fragility in the bindings of the ones most loved, yellowed and fragile pages), uniform navy blue cloth covers with gold lettering (faded), and a printer’s imprint on the front cover of a CH for Chapman and Hall. The Christmas books, particularly The Chimes, the Cricket, and the Carol, were the centerpiece of Dickens' public reading tours in the s and 60s with A Christmas Carol far and away the most popular with audiences.. Dickens discontinued the Christmas books after The Haunted Man, devoting his "spare" time to the publication of weekly magazines, Household Words .

      Few other scholars agree — not even Edgar Johnson, whose two-volume “Charles Dickens: His Tragedy and Triumph,” published in . Charles Dickens book collection. This is a 14 Book RARE treasure!!! See the pictures. 1. Christmas Books 2. Oliver Twist 3. Pictures from Italy and American Notes 4. Bleak House I 5. Bleak House II 6. Old Curiosity Shop 7. Old Curiosity Shop Sketches I 8. Our Mutual Friend 9. Master Humphrey's Clock David Copperfield I David Copperfield.


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