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David Copperfield /

by Dickens, Charles; Teller, Neville; Paolini, Christopher.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Puffin classics.Publisher: London : Puffin, 2012Edition: Abridged ed.Description: 277 p. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 9780141343822 (pbk.); 0141343826 (pbk.).Subject(s): Young men -- Fiction | Orphans -- England -- Fiction | Stepfathers -- Fiction | Child labor -- Fiction | Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- FictionSummary: David Copperfield is considered to be Charles Dickens's most autobiographical novel. He said of it: "Like many fond parents, I have in my heart of hearts a favourite child. And his name is David Copperfield." It is a Bildungsroman, a tale which follows the development into maturity of its narrator, David Copperfield. The Russian greats Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky both greatly admired the novel, as did Kafka, Joyce and James. Freud called it his favourite novel List(s) this item appears in: AESL: Classic Literature
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Includes Author file (Who's who in David Copperfield ; Did you know ... ? ; Some things to think about ; some things to do... ; Glossary)

First published 1850

David Copperfield is considered to be Charles Dickens's most autobiographical novel. He said of it: "Like many fond parents, I have in my heart of hearts a favourite child. And his name is David Copperfield." It is a Bildungsroman, a tale which follows the development into maturity of its narrator, David Copperfield. The Russian greats Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky both greatly admired the novel, as did Kafka, Joyce and James. Freud called it his favourite novel

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