Brief Lives: Charles Dickens

Author(s): Melissa Valiska Gregory


In this brand new biography, Dickens scholars Melissa Valiska Gregory and Melisa Klimaszewki examine the fascinating life of this hugely popular literary figure. Born in Portsmouth in 1812, Dickens rose to fame within his lifetime and, to the present day, has never been out of print. Exploring such classics as "Great Expectations" and "David Copperfield" against the backdrop of Victorian England, this is a new book that will appeal to the general reader and literature students alike.

Product Information

Melissa Valiska Gregory is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Toledo. Melisa Klimaszewski is Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Drury University. Together they have edited Hesperus titles 'The Wreck of the Golden Mary' and 'Somebody's Luggage'.

General Fields

  • : 9781843919018
  • : Hesperus Press Ltd
  • : Hesperus Press Ltd
  • : February 2008
  • : 188mm X 122mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Melissa Valiska Gregory
  • : Paperback
  • : 823.8
  • : 107