About Charles Dickens

Works Online

A Child`s History of England
A Christmas Carol
A House To Let
A Message From The Sea
A Tale of Two Cities
American Notes for General Circulation
Barnaby Rudge A tale of the Riots of `Eighty
Bleak House
Contributions to All The Year Round
David Copperfield
Doctor Marigold
Dombey and Son
George Silverman`s Explanation
Going into Society
Great Expectations
Hard Times
Holiday Romance
Hunted Down
Ivy Green, The
Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit
Little Dorrit
Master Humphrey`s Clock
Miscellaneous Papers
Mrs. Lirriper`s Legacy
Mrs. Lirriper`s Lodgings
Mudfog & Other Sketches
Mugby Junction
No Thoroughfare
Oliver Twist The Parish Boy`s Progress
Our Mutual Friend
Perils of Certain English Prisoners
Pictures from Italy
Reprinted Pieces
Sketches By Boz
Some Short Christmas Stories
Somebody`s Luggage
Speeches: Literary and Social
Sunday Under Three Heads
The Battle of Life
The Chimes
The Cricket on the Hearth
The Haunted Man and The Ghost`s Bargain
The Holly Tree Three Branches
The Lamplighter
The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings and Complete Career of the Nickelby Family
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
The Old Curiosity Shop
The Pickwick Papers The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club
The Seven Poor Travellers
The Uncommercial Traveller
The Wreck Of The Golden Mary
Three Ghost Stories
To Be Read At Dusk
Tom Tiddler`s Ground


Additional Resources

My Literary Passions>> Dickens
   by William Dean Howells


Timeline

01/24/1812 John Dickens moves family to Hawke Street, Kingston, Portsea

02/07/1812 Dickens born in Landport, Portsmouth

1814 John Dickens transferred to Somerset House, London+B779

1815 Catherine Hogarth, Dickens` future wife, born

1817 John Dickens moves family to Chatham

1821 Dickens starts school at William Giles School, Chatham

1822 John Dickens transferred to London, moves family to 16 Bayham Street, Camden Town

1824 Dickens leaves blacking factory, returned to school

1824 John Dickens imprisoned at Marshalsea for debt

1824 Dickens leaves school, employed at Warren`s Blacking House

1825 John Dickens retires with small pension

1827 John Dickens evicted from home, Dickens removed from school

1827 Dickens begins work as solicitor`s clerk, Ellis and Blackmore, Gray`s Inn

1828 Dickens working as a reporter for the Morning Herald

1829 Dickens becomes a freelance reporter at Doctor`s Common

1831 Dickens reporting for the Mirror of Parliament

1832 Dickens reporting for the True Sun

1833 Dickens` first story, A Dinner at Poplar Walk, published in Monthly Magazine

1834 Dickens meets Catherine Hogarth, 8 more stories published in Monthly Magazine

1836 Dickens marries Catherine Hogarth, begins writing Pickwick

1836 Sketches by Boz published

1837 Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club published

1838 Oliver Twist published

1839 Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby published

1841 The Old Curiosity Shop published

1841 Barnaby Rudge published

1842 Dickens first visit to America

1843 A Christmas Carol published

1844 Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit published

1845 Dickens writes Cricket on the Hearth

1848 Dombey and Son published

1850 David Copperfield published

1853 Bleak House published

1854 Hard Times published

1857 Little Dorrit published

1858 Dickens and Catherine are legally separated

1859 A Tale of Two Cities published

1861 Great Expectations published

1865 Our Mutual Friend published

1867 Dickens second American visit

1869 Dickens begins writing Edwin Drood (never completed)

1870 Dickens dies, buried in Poet`s Corner, Westminster Abbey


Resources On The Web

Dickens: Man, Myth - Simple Biography and Bibliography.

The Dickens Project - very interesting

Charles Dickens - biography

The Overview - got dickens?

Charles Dickens Gads Hill Place - info games and much more

 

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