Wheelers Books

David Copperfield

David Copperfield
  

Reprinting the 1850 original, this work also includes excerpts from Dickens' letters tracing the genesis of the novel. The criticism section includes 12 essays by authors including John Forster, Matthew Arnold, J.Hillis Miller, Gwendolyn B.Needham and Garrett Stewart.

This title is not currently available locally but showing available from overseas supplier on backorder – please allow 4-8 weeks for delivery.

This title is firm sale. Please select carefully as returns are not accepted.

Quick Reference

ISBN 9780393958287
Barcode 9780393958287
Published 17 November 1989 by WW Norton & Co
Format Paperback, Critical edition
Alternate Format(s) View All (206 other possible title(s) available)
Leather / Fine Binding
3
Hardback
32
Paperback
61
Trade Paperback
49
ePub
20
Audio CD
18
PDF
2
Audio cassette
11
Other
1
Library Binding
6
Mixed media product
2
Board Book
1
Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Edited by Buckley, Jerome Hamilton
Series Norton Critical Editions (part: 0)
Availability Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks

... view full title details below.

Buy Now

  • $35.99 Wheelers price
Add to Basket Add to Wishlist

Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780393958287
ISBN-10 0393958280
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher WW Norton & Co
Imprint WW Norton & Co
Publication Date 17 November 1989
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback, Critical edition
Edition Critical edition
Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Edited by Buckley, Jerome Hamilton
Series Norton Critical Editions (part: 0)
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Literary Studies: 19Th Century
Novels, Other Prose & Writers
Essays, Journals, Letters & Other Prose Works
Number of Pages 864
Dimensions Width: 132mm
Height: 213mm
Spine: 25mm
Weight 530g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress England, Boys, Bildungsromans, Autobiographical fiction, Young men
NBS Text Anthologies, Essays, Letters & Miscellaneous
ONIX Text College/higher education
Dewey Code 823.8
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Reprinting the original 1850 text, this work also includes Dickens' plans for serialization in All the Year Round . It includes excerpts from Dickens' letters which should lead to an understanding of the genesis of the novel, as well as Phiz's line drawings. The background section includes an autobigraphical fragment and Dicken's preface to the 1869 edition of the novel. Comprising the criticism section are 12 essays by writers including John Forster, Matthew Arnold, J.Hillis Miller, Gwendolyn B.Needham and Garrett Stewart.

^ top

Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003 -- Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003

There are no reviews for this title.

^ top

Author's Bio

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is one of the most acclaimed and popular writers of all time. His many works include the classics The Old Curiosity Shop, Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, Barnaby Rudge, A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield, Great Expectations, Bleak House, Hard Times, Our Mutual Friend, The Pickwick Papers and many more. Jerome H. Buckley is Gurney Professor Emeritus of English Literature at Harvard University, where he began teaching in 1961. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is the author of many books, among them The Victorian Temper, Tennyson: The Growth of a Poet, The Triumph of Time, and The Turning Key: Autobiography and the Subjective Impulse. He is the editor of the Riverside Edition of The Poems of Tennyson and Harvard's The Worlds of Victorian Fiction, among other texts.

^ top