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Dickens, Charles

Record IDcnp01428214
URIhttp://thesaurus.cerl.org/record/cnp01428214
Biographical Data1812 - 1870
Place of BirthPortsmouth, GB
Place of DeathGadshill, GB
Last Edit2016-10-25

General Note

Born Portsmouth 1812. Taught by mother briefly, attended a dame-school, then a "classical, mathematical and commercial" school. Voracious reader in childhood. Moved to London 1822. Father committed to debtor's prison Feb 1824, Charles employed at factory. Father released from prison May 1824, Charles returns to school 1825-27. Began work as solicitor's clerk. Established as journalist Nov 1828, taken on to staff of the True Sun 1832. First published literary work 1833. Moved to the Morning Chronicle 1834. Wrote letterpress for a series of steel-engraved plates 1836 (The Pickwick Papers). Resigned from Morning Chronicle Oct 1836. Oliver Twist published in monthly instalments 1837-8, Nicholas Nickleby 1838-9, The Old Curiosity Shop 1840-1, Barnaby Rudge 1841. Visited America 1842, published travel book Oct 1842. Martin Chuzzlewit published in instalments 1842-44. A Christmas Carol published 1843 (published four other Christmas books 1844-47). Moved to Genoa 1844-5, travelled around Italy 1845, published travel book 1846. Moved to Lausanne 1846, Paris Winter 1846-7, back to London Mar 1847. Published Dombey and Son in instalments 1846-48, David Copperfield 1849-50. Published journal Household Words 1850-9. Bleak House published in instalments 1852-3, Hard Times 1854, Little Dorrit 1855-7. Travelled to Paris Winter 1855-6. Public readings 1858-1864, 1865-1867. Published journal All The Year Round 1859-. A Tale of Two Cities published in instalments 1859, Great Expectations 1861, Our Mutual Friend 1864-5. Visited America 1867-8. First instalment of The Mystery of Edwin Drood published Apr 1870, 6 instalments published. Died Gad's Hill, June 1870.
Engl. Schriftsteller; geb. in Landport (bei Portsmouth), gest. in Gad's Hill Place (bei Rochester)
Schriftsteller, Grossbritannien
Nationality: United Kingdom
Anfangs Gerichts- und Parlamentsstenograph
Homme de lettres

More Information

Further Biographical Data1812-1870
07.02.1812-09.06.1870
1812-1870
07.02.1812-08.06.1870
1812-1870
Intellectual ResponsibilityAuteur
Primary Language(s)Englisch
English
ActivityPersonen zu Literaturgeschichte (Schriftsteller) (12.2p) (sswd)
Personen zu Presse (2.3p) (sswd)
Journalist (gnd)
Schriftsteller (gnd)
Engl. Schriftsteller und Dichter
Erzähler
Herausgeber
Geographic NoteGB (iso3166)
Großbritannien
NationalityUnited Kingdom

Place of Activity

Place of BirthPortsmouth
Geburtsort
Portsmouth, GB (1812)
Lieu de naissance
Place of ActivityLondon
Wirkungsort
Rochester, Kent
Wirkungsort
Place of DeathGadshill
Sterbeort
Gadshill, GB (1870)
Lieu de mort

Related Entries

See alsoDickens, Catherine, 1815-1879
Beziehung familiaer. -- Ehefrau
Dickens, Charles, 1837-1896
Beziehung familiaer. -- Sohn
Dickens, Mamie, 1838-1896
Beziehung familiaer. -- Tochter
Dickens, Monica, 1915-1992
Beziehung familiaer. -- Urenkelin
Boz, Schriftsteller, 1812-1870
Pseudonym
Sparks, Timothy, 1812-1870
Pseudonym
Dickens, Charles
Sohn
Dickens, Monica
Urenkelin
Dickens, famille

Names

HeadingDickens, Charles
used in: The University of Aberdeen Library
Dickens, Charles
used in: HANS, SUB Göttingen (Germany); Personal Names Authority File (PND), Germany; Common Library Network (GBV), Göttingen (Germany)
Dickens, Charles
used in: Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris
Dickens, Charles
used in: Biblioteka Narodowa, Warszawa
Real NameDickens, Charles John Huffam
Wirklicher Name
Variant NameBoz
Dickens, ...
Dickens, Boz
Dickens, C.
Dickens, Carl
Dickens, Carlo
Dickens, Carlos
Dickens, Ch.
Dickens, Charles
1812-1870. -- LoC
Dickens, Charles Boz
Dickens, Charles Huffham
Dickens, Charles J.
Dickens, Charles John Huffam
Dickens, Karel
Dickens, Karl
Dickens, Karol
Dickens, Károly
Dickens, Č.
Dickins, Charles
Digensi
Chines.
Dikens, Charlz
Dikens, Čarls
Dikensas, Carlzas
Dikensi, Càrlz
Dikenzu
Dikenzu, Chāruzu
Dikkens
Uigur.
Dikkens, Charl'z
Dikkens, Č.
Dikkens, Čarlz
Dikkens, Čarlʹz
Dikkenzu, Chāruzu
Diḳens, Č.
Hudum-Mongol.
Diḳinz, Čalz
Hudum-Mongol.
Dik’ens
Hudum-Mongol.
Dik’ens, Č.
Hudum-Mongol.
Dīkins, Tšarlz
Grig-kan, Calsi
Huffam Dickens, Charles John
Ntikens, Tsarls
Sparks, Timothy
Ti-keng-ssu
ディケンズ, チャールズ
[Japanese (alias for Han + Hiragana + Katakana)]
狄更斯
[Han (Simplified variant)] [Sources: DE-576]
Dickens
Dickens, K.
Dikkens
Dikkens, Čar
Dikkens, Čarl'z
Dikkens, Šarl
PseudonymBoz
Pseudonym
Sparks, Timothy
Pseudonym
Boz
Pseudonyme
Sparks, Timothy
Pseudonyme

Sources

Found inLOC. — DNB. — B Wissen. — Kröner Weltlit.. — LCAuth. — M. — NUC pre 56. — M. — LoC-NA. — BLNA, 1994-09 : Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. — Oxford english lit. : Dickens, Charles John Huffham. — BN Cat. gén.. — BN Cat. gén. suppl.. — BN Cat. gén. 1960-1969. — Les aventures d'Olivier Twist / Charles Dickens, [1970]. — PŚw. - 1972 (Dickens, Charles (1812-1870).. — BMC. - 1980 (Dickens, Charles). — EvDict. - 1960 (Dickens, Charles (1812-1870). — BNB'1997 (Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870). — Opowieść wigilijna / Karol Dickens. - Bielsko-Biała, 1995.. — Kp. Die Pickwickier oder Herrn Pickwick's und der correspondirenden Mitglieder des Pickwick-Club / nach den ueberlieferungen des Pickwick's-Club von Boz (Dickens). - Leipzig, 1839.. — Kp. Roždestvenskaja noč' / Šarla Dikkensa. - Moskva, 1852.. — Dombi i syn / Č. Dikkens. - S.-Peterburg ; Moskva, 1877.. — Stories from Dickens. - Oxford ; London, 1934.. — Tâželyâ vremena / [Dikkens]. - S.- Peterburg, 1897.. — NUKAT
Imprint SourcesDickens, Charles: První vítězství. - 1940
Dickens, Charles: A Christmas carol in prose. - 1882
Dickens, Charles: A tale of two cities. - 1859
Dickens, Charles: American notes. - 1842
Dickens, Charles: Boz's gesammelte Werke. - 1839
Dickens, Charles: Master Humphrey's clock
Dickens, Charles: Oliver Twist, or, the Parish Boy's Progress. - 1838
Dickens, Charles: On the late execution. - s.a.
Dickens, Charles: Poetical Works in Baudry's Edition
Dickens, Charles: Sketches by Boz. - 1839
Dickens, Charles: The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. - 1839
Dickens, Charles: The loving ballad of Lord Bateman. - 1969
Dickens, Charles: The old curiosity shop. - 1841
Dickens, Charles: The posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club. - 1837