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England of Dickens

Walter Dexter

England of Dickens

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Published by J. P. Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870,
  • Literary landmarks -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Walter Dexter
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 308 p.
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14554017M


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There is no doubt that "A Child's History of England" is one of the great history books of all time. Besides the masterful writing of Dickens, there is his choice of subject matter.

Quite opinionated, and quite unpatriotic, this history is written from a humanistic point of view rather than analytical or just chronological, which makes it even /5(19). A Child's History of England is a nice summary, although a bit biased, of English history seen through the lens of Mr.

Dickens. I enjoyed it. Most readers of English history will enjoy it, I believe, and also fans of Charles Dickens/5(72). Charles Dickens tackles the history of the Kings and Queens of England.

Written for children, it was an enjoyable read for this adult. I learned some interesting takes on royalty in England. This writer of famous novels made a detailed subject enjoyable and not dry at all/5(19).

While the two great poets were slowly struggling for recognition, Dickens, with plenty of money and too much fame, was the acknowledged literary hero of England, the idol of immense audiences which gathered to applaud him wherever he appeared.4/5(71).

Dickens penned the book in just six weeks, beginning in October and finishing just in time for the holiday celebrations. The novel was intended as a social criticism, to bring attention to the Born: Charles Dickens began his career as a writer with Sketches by Boz in It was a series dealing with London life in the manner and style of Leigh Hunt.

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