Reference Entry

Dickens, Charles John Huffam (1812-1870), novelist

Michael Slater

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/7599

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Parents and siblings | Childhood and education | The young journalist, 1828-1836 | Pickwick, marriage, and the coming of fame, 1836 | The early novels, 1837-1841 | First visit to America and its aftermath, 1842 | From Martin Chuzzlewit to David Copperfield, 1843-1849 | Household Words and the novels of the 1850s | The end of the marriage, 1857-1858 | A new career: the public readings, 1858-1867 | All the Year Round, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations, 1859-1861 | Our Mutual Friend and the Staplehurst railway disaster, 1861-1865 | The second American visit, 1867-1868 | Last years and Edwin Drood, 1868-1870 | Descendants | Dickens's after-fame: general | Dickens on stage, screen, and air | Dickens's impact on world literature

Reference Entry.  19515 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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