Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens
noun
English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870)
Derivationally related forms: ↑Dickensian (for: ↑Dickens)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author

* * *

Charles Dickens [Charles Dickens]
(1812–70) an English writer of novels who combined great writing with the ability to write popular stories full of interesting characters, such as ↑Scrooge, ↑Fagin and the ↑Artful Dodger. His many books are mostly about life in ↑Victorian England and often describe the harsh conditions in which poor people lived. His early novels, which include ↑Pickwick Papers and ↑Oliver Twist, were written in parts for magazines published each week or each month. His later books include ↑David Copperfield, ↑A Tale of Two Cities and ↑Great Expectations.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Charles Dickens — Dickens redirects here. For other uses, see Dickens (disambiguation). Charles Dickens …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Dickens — Charles John Huffam Dickens (als Pseudonym auch Boz; * 7. Februar 1812 in Landport bei Portsmouth, England; † 9. Juni 1870 auf Gad’s Hill Place bei Rochester, England) war ein englischer Schriftsteller …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Charles Dickens — Nombre completo Charles John Huffam Dickens Nacimiento 7 de febrero de 1812 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Charles Dickens, Jr. — Charles Dickens Jr in 1874 Charles Dickens, Jr, born Charles Culliford Boz Dickens (6 January 1837 – July 20, 1896[1]), was the first child of the novelist Charles Dickens and his wife Catherine. A failed businessman, he became the editor of his… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Dickens, Jr — Charles Dickens, Jr, born Charles Culliford Boz Dickens (6 January 1837 – 1896), was the first child of the novelist Charles Dickens (1812–1870). A failed businessman, he became the editor of his father s magazine All the Year Round , and a… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Dickens — Charles Dickens, daguerréotype de 1852 Nom de naissance Charles John Huffam Dickens …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Charles Dickens — Se artiklen: Charles Dickens …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Charles Dickens Museum — London The Charles Dickens Museum is at 48 Doughty Street in Holborn, London Borough of Camden, England. It occupies a typical Georgian terraced house which was Charles Dickens home from March 25, 1837 (a year after his marriage) to December 1839 …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Dickens's England — Charles s Dickens s England is a feature documentary written and produced by David Nicholas Wilkinson, directed by Julian Richards and presented by Derek Jacobi. Other participants include Roy Hattersley, Adrian Wootton, Tony Williams, Thelma… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Dickens Elementary School — Charles Dickens Elementary School[1] Address 1010 East 17th Avenue …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”