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David Copperfield. - (='The New Century Library: The works of Charles Dickens, vol. VIII).

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Published by London, Edinburgh and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons,, 1900
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920 Seiten mit einem Titelpbild. Dünndruckausgabe. India paper, 920 pages. Red Leather. With frontispiece. Schlechter Zustand. Buchdeckel und Buchrückseite lose. 1 Seite mit Tesa ausgebessert. Vom Buchrücken fehlt am Fuß 1 cm. Buchblock in gutem Zustand. Aus der Bibliothek der Gräfin Ledebur. - David Copperfield or The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery (which he never meant to publish on any account)[1] is a novel by Charles Dickens, first published as a novel in 1850. Like most of his works, it originally appeared in serial form a year earlier. Many elements within the novel follow events in Dickens' own life, and it is probably the most autobiographical of all of his novels[2]. In the preface to the 1867 Charles Dickens edition, he wrote, " like many fond parents, I have in my heart of hearts a favourite child. And his name is David Copperfield." [3] . AnalysisThe story is told almost entirely from the point of view of the first person narrator, David Copperfield himself, and was the first Dickens novel to be written as such a narration. Critically, it is considered a Bildungsroman, i.e., a novel of self-cultivation, and would be influential in the genre which included Dickens's own Great Expectations (1861), Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, published only two years prior, Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure, Samuel Butler's The Way of All Flesh, H. G. Wells's Tono-Bungay, D. H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers, and James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Tolstoy regarded Dickens as the best of all English novelists, and considered Copperfield to be his finest work, ranking the "Tempest" chapter (chapter 55, LV – the story of Ham and the storm and the shipwreck) the standard by which the world's great fiction should be judged. Henry James remembered hiding under a small table as a boy to hear instalments read by his mother. Dostoyevsky read it enthralled in a Siberian prison camp. Franz Kafka called his first book Amerika a "sheer imitation". James Joyce paid it reverence through parody in Ulysses. Virginia Woolf, who normally had little regard for Dickens, confessed the durability of this one novel, belonging to "the memories and myths of life". It was Freud's favourite novel. . wikipedia--wiki-David_Copperfield_(novel) Aus: wikipedia- Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 270 Englische Literatur des 19. Jahrhunderts, Literaturtheorie, Englische Literatur, Anglistik, Englische Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft, Britain, Literaturgeschichte, Literaturwissenschaften, Geschichte, Gesellschaft, Politik, Originalsprache, Book is written in english, englisch, englische Sprache, Roman, Romane, Prosa, Literatur, Gesellschaftsroman, Liebesgeschichte, Familienroman, Weltliteratur, prose, literature, fiction and poetry, society novel, love story, family saga, world literature, Illustrationen, Illustrierte Ausgaben, Illustrierte Bücher, illustrated, Filmkritiken, Filmkunst, Filmpublikum, Cineasten, Filmliteratur, Kino, Filmschauspieler, Film, Filme, Filmliteratur, Filmdrehbücher, Filmbuch, Verfilmte Literatur, Filmromane, Filmschauspielerin, Filmschauspieler, Filmliteratur, Filmvorlage, Filmgeschichte, 15,5 cm. Rotes Leder mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln, goldgeprägten Rückenverzierungen, farbigen Vorsätzen und Dreiseitengoldschnitt. Bookseller Inventory # 44521

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Title: David Copperfield. - (='The New Century ...

Publisher: London, Edinburgh and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons,

Publication Date: 1900

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Akzeptabel

Edition: Erste Auflage dieser Ausgabe..

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