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A-level English - The Gothic Novel: Charles Dickens

A guide to resources on the Gothic novel; the origins, indicators, authors and books, compiled by your librarians.

Charles Dickens (1812 -1870)

Charles John Huffman Dickens was born on 7 February, 1812 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England (now the Dickens Birthplace Museum). More information about this author from the image link above....

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Bleak House

Bleak House, along with many others of Dickens’ novels, was originally published in serial installments. There were a total of 20 installments and each one contained 32 pages of text, two illustrations, and 16 pages of advertisements. Find out more information by clicking on the above image....

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