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Elizabeth Dickens, the mother of Charles Dickens. John Dickens was arrested and sent to the Marshalsea prison for for failure to pay a debt. At that time the family sent Charles to work in Warren’s Blacking Warehouse.

Elizabeth Dickens, the mother of Charles Dickens. Elizabeth Barrow was born in 1789 and died in 1863. She married John Dickens in 1809. She inspired the characters of Mrs. Nickleby in Nicholas Nickleby and Mrs. Micawber in David Copperfield. John and Elizabeth Dickens were an outgoing, social couple. They loved parties, dinners and family functions. It was a shoe polish factory where Charles worked long hours attaching labels on pots of blacking.

Charles Dickens is a famous English novelist of the Victorian era, known for books like ‘Oliver Twist’, and ‘Great Expectations’. Read on for detailed information about his childhood, profile, career and timeline. One of the most widely read English authors of all time Charles Dickens is famous for his novels that touch upon the sensitive issues of poverty, child labour, and slavery. During a time, when depravity and oppression were the norms of English society, this talented writer had the courage to voice his opinions against these conditions.

A copy of this book on the Childhood and Youth of Charles Dickens. With retrospective notes and elucidations from his books and letters.

1912 - London - Hutchinson and Co. 8" by 5"; (xiii) 260pp. A copy of this book on the Childhood and Youth of Charles Dickens. By Robert Langton, Member of the Council of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society. With frontispiece in photogravure and eighty-two wood-engravings by the author. In a green cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine and front board.

Mr. Langton, who was a wood engraver by occupation, was an enthusiastic Dickensian. Born at Gravesend and educated at Rochester he belonged to what may be called the Dickens country, though his life's work was done at Manchester. He spared no pains in collecting the materials for this book, and was careful always to "verify his references.

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. LIX. "My room is up among the branches of the trees; and the birds and the butterflies fly in and out, and the green branches shoot in at the open windows, and the lights and shadows of the clouds come and go with the rest of the company. -Letter to American Friend.

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

Author Robert Langton. Categories: Nonfiction. 10 3. Books by Robert Langton: The Childhood And Youth of Charles Dickens With Retrospective Notes And Eluci. 9, 10. Charles Dickens And Rochester.

Charles Dickens and Rochester (London: Chapman & Hall, 1880). The childhood and youth of Charles Dickens (1883). Dictionary of Victorian Painters (Antique Collectors' Club, 1995).

Charles Dickens's first published book, Sketches by Boz is a funny and touching collection of observation, fancy and fiction showing the London he knew in all its complexity - its streets, theatres, inns, pawnshops, law courts, prisons and, of course, the river Thames

Charles Dickens's first published book, Sketches by Boz is a funny and touching collection of observation, fancy and fiction showing the London he knew in all its complexity - its streets, theatres, inns, pawnshops, law courts, prisons and, of course, the river Thames. His descriptions of everyday life and people seem to anticipate characters from his great novels - garrulous matrons, vulgar young clerks, Scrooge-like bachelors - while his powers of social critique shine in his unflinching depictions of the city's forgotten citizens, from child workers to prostitutes.

The story traces the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity

The story traces the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity. David is born in Blunderstone, Suffolk, near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, in 1820, six months after the death of his father. Charles Dickens's powerful black comedy of of hypocrisy and greed The greed of his family has led wealthy old Martin Chuzzlewit to become suspicious and misanthropic, leaving his grandson and namesake to make his own way in the world. And so young Martin sets out from the Wiltshire home of his supposed champion, the scheming architect Pecksniff, to seek his fortune in America.

Meticulous care in verifying facts, the absence of loose or careless statements, and much patient labor all assisted in making this book a valuable contribution to Dickens literature. Sir Leslie Stephen quoted from it in his article on Dickens in the Dictionary of National Biography.

The author was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in 1882.


Childhood and Youth of Charles Dickens, The download epub
Arts & Literature
Author: Robert Langton
ISBN: 0898757274
Category: Biographies & Memoris
Subcategory: Arts & Literature
Language: English
Publisher: University Press of the Pacific (March 4, 2002)
Pages: 292 pages