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The Resource Great expectations : the sons and daughters of Charles Dickens, Robert Gottlieb

Great expectations : the sons and daughters of Charles Dickens, Robert Gottlieb

Label
Great expectations : the sons and daughters of Charles Dickens
Title
Great expectations
Title remainder
the sons and daughters of Charles Dickens
Statement of responsibility
Robert Gottlieb
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Charles Dickens, famous for the indelible child characters he created--from Little Nell to Oliver Twist and David Copperfield--was also the father of ten children (and a possible eleventh). What happened to those children is the fascinating subject of Robert Gottlieb's Great Expectations. With sympathy and understanding he narrates the highly various and surprising stories of each of Dickens's sons and daughters, from Kate, who became a successful artist, to Frank, who died in Moline, Illinois, after serving a grim stretch in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Each of these lives is fascinating on its own; together they comprise a unique window on Victorian England as well as a moving and disturbing study of Dickens as a father and as a man.--From publisher description
Summary
Opening a unique window to Victorian England, this study of the author as a father highlights the strange and surprising stories of each of Dickens's ten children, from Kate, who became a successful artist, to Frank, who died after serving in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10156666
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gottlieb, Robert
Dewey number
823/.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR4582
LC item number
.G88 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Mochsin, Mochammed
  • Children of authors
  • Authors, English
  • Authors, English
  • Children of authors
  • Families
  • England
  • Familie
  • Tochter
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the sons and daughters of Charles Dickens
Label
Great expectations : the sons and daughters of Charles Dickens, Robert Gottlieb
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references pages 243-244)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Dickenes -- "Why was I ever a father!" -- Part One: 1837-1870 -- Charley -- Mamie -- Katey -- Walter -- Frank -- Alfred -- Sydney -- Henry -- Dora -- Plorn -- Part two: 1870-1933 -- After Dickens's death -- Charley -- Mamie -- Kate -- Frank -- Alfred -- Sydney -- Henry -- Plorn -- The eleventh child -- Afterthoughts -- Dickens's other children
Control code
ocn778074340
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780374298807
Lccn
2012004997
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 9780374298807
  • 99951516221
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)778074340
Label
Great expectations : the sons and daughters of Charles Dickens, Robert Gottlieb
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references pages 243-244)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Dickenes -- "Why was I ever a father!" -- Part One: 1837-1870 -- Charley -- Mamie -- Katey -- Walter -- Frank -- Alfred -- Sydney -- Henry -- Dora -- Plorn -- Part two: 1870-1933 -- After Dickens's death -- Charley -- Mamie -- Kate -- Frank -- Alfred -- Sydney -- Henry -- Plorn -- The eleventh child -- Afterthoughts -- Dickens's other children
Control code
ocn778074340
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780374298807
Lccn
2012004997
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 9780374298807
  • 99951516221
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)778074340

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