The Resource The old curiosity shop,, by Charles Dickens, with reproductions of the original illustrations by Cruikshank, Phiz, Gilbert and Darley and with an introductory sketch by May Lamberton Becker

The old curiosity shop,, by Charles Dickens, with reproductions of the original illustrations by Cruikshank, Phiz, Gilbert and Darley and with an introductory sketch by May Lamberton Becker

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The old curiosity shop,
Title
The old curiosity shop,
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by Charles Dickens, with reproductions of the original illustrations by Cruikshank, Phiz, Gilbert and Darley and with an introductory sketch by May Lamberton Becker
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Language
eng
Summary
The sensational bestselling story of Little Nell, the beautiful child thrown into a shadowy, terrifying world, seems to belong less to the history of the Victorian novel than to folklore, fairy tale, or myth. The sorrows of Nell and her grandfather are offset by Dickens's creation of a dazzling contemporary world inhabited by some of his most brilliantly drawn characters-the eloquent ne'er-do-well Dick Swiveller; the hungry maid known as the "Marchioness"; the mannish lawyer Sally Brass; Quilp's brow-beaten mother-in-law; and Quilp himself, the lustful, vengeful dwarf, whose demonic energy makes a vivid counterpoint to Nell's purity. Annotation. The story of 'Little Nell' gripped the nation when it first appeared. Described as a 'tragedy of sorrows', it tells of Nell uprooted from a secure and innocent childhood and cast into a world where evil takes many shapes, the most fascinating of which is the stunted, lecherous Quilp. He is Nell's tormenter and destroyer, and it is his demonic energy that dominates the book
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DLC
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1812-1870
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Dickens, Charles
Dewey number
Fic
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ3.D55
  • PR4566
LC item number
O50
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1873-1958
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Becker, May Lamberton
Series statement
Great illustrated classics
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  • Grandparent and child
  • Antique dealers
  • Grandfathers
  • Gamblers
  • England
  • Girls
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The old curiosity shop,, by Charles Dickens, with reproductions of the original illustrations by Cruikshank, Phiz, Gilbert and Darley and with an introductory sketch by May Lamberton Becker
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1 online resource (4 pages l., 560 pages
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online
Other physical details
frontispiece, 1 illustrations, plates.)
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remote
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(OCoLC)1036807709
Label
The old curiosity shop,, by Charles Dickens, with reproductions of the original illustrations by Cruikshank, Phiz, Gilbert and Darley and with an introductory sketch by May Lamberton Becker
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Publication
Extent
1 online resource (4 pages l., 560 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
frontispiece, 1 illustrations, plates.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036807709

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