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The Resource Charles Dickens : the man who had great expectations, Diane Stanley & Peter Vennema ; illustrated by Diane Stanley

Charles Dickens : the man who had great expectations, Diane Stanley & Peter Vennema ; illustrated by Diane Stanley

Label
Charles Dickens : the man who had great expectations
Title
Charles Dickens
Title remainder
the man who had great expectations
Statement of responsibility
Diane Stanley & Peter Vennema ; illustrated by Diane Stanley
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Publisher
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Charles Dickens is one of the world's greatest and best loved writers. To read Great Expectations, A Christmas Carol, or Nicholas Nickleby is to be drawn into a society that still seems fresh and real today: nineteenth-century London with its extraordinary extremes of wealth, progress, poverty, and despair. Dickens captures it all in plots that are by turns wildly comical, wonderfully melodramatic, and tragic to the point of tears. In his writing and later, in his dramatic readings, Charles Dickens was a master showman, mesmerizing the whole world. His novels are stuffed to bursting with unforgettable characters like Mr. Micawber, Ebineezer Scrooge, and Little Nell. Most affecting are his portraits of children abused and abandoned by the Industrial Age. David Copperfield, Oliver Twist, and Tiny Tim are mirrors that reflect the twisted values of their time. The twists of Dickens's own life encompassed childhood suffering as well as international acclaim. When he was twelve, his father was consigned to debtors' prison and Charles to working in a blacking factory. Not twelve years later The Pickwick Papers would propel him toward literary stardom. In their lovingly researched, incisively written biography, illustrated with a lushness and attention to period detail of which Dickens would have approved, Diane Stanley and Peter Vennema illuminate his inspirations, his impact on nations of readers, and his gleaming genius that has only brightened with time
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Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Morrow junior books
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Stanley, Diane
Dewey number
  • 823/.8
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PR4581
  • PS3569.T33828
LC item number
  • .S628 1993
  • M57 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Stanley, Diane
  • Vennema, Peter
  • Morrow Junior Books (Firm)
  • Tien Wah Press Sdn. Bhd
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  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Novelists, English
  • Child labor
  • Slavery
  • Authors, English
  • Child labor
  • Novelists, English
  • Slavery
  • London (England)
  • United States
  • England
  • Great Britain
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Charles Dickens : the man who had great expectations, Diane Stanley & Peter Vennema ; illustrated by Diane Stanley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Gouache was used for the full-color artwork. The text type is 15-point Weiss Roman"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780688091101
Lccn
91041552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map
System control number
  • 3084436
  • (OCoLC)24796509
  • (OCoLC)ocm24796509
  • 266737
  • 3084436
Label
Charles Dickens : the man who had great expectations, Diane Stanley & Peter Vennema ; illustrated by Diane Stanley
Publication
Note
"Gouache was used for the full-color artwork. The text type is 15-point Weiss Roman"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780688091101
Lccn
91041552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map
System control number
  • 3084436
  • (OCoLC)24796509
  • (OCoLC)ocm24796509
  • 266737
  • 3084436

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