Charles Dickens, shorthand writer.
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Charles Dickens, shorthand writer. The "prentice days of a master craftsman, /c by William J. Carlton. With twelve illustrations. by William J. Carlton

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Published by C. Palmer in London .
Written in English


  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Childhood and youth.,
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Knowledge -- Shorthand.,
  • Shorthand -- History.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsZ53.D54 C2
The Physical Object
Pagination149 p. incl. 5 facsim.
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6695198M
LC Control Number26021344

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Dickens was born Charles John Huffam Dickens on February 7, , in Portsmouth, on the southern coast of England. The famed British author was the second of eight : Charles then finished his schooling, and got a job as an office boy for an attorney. After finding that job dull, he taught himself shorthand and became a journalist that reported on the government. Dickens was a Unitarian. Charles Dickens was once involved in a train crash near Staple ford, Kent. WriterBorn: Charles John Huffam Dickens, 7 February . However, at the time, in , that Charles Dickens was learning shorthand, he was still living with his parents and siblings at 10 Norfolk Street over a shop. While at that address, Dickens was ready to take up short-hand writing as an occupation; in consequence, he had a business card printed which reads.   Charles Dickens, shorthand writer. The 'prentice days of a master craftsman, /c by William J. Carlton. With twelve illustrations. by William J. Carlton Published by C. Palmer in London. Written in EnglishPages:

Charles Dickens was the greatest novelist of the Victorian era, a keen social critic, He became a clerk in a solicitor’s office, then a shorthand reporter in the lawcourts (thus gaining a knowledge of the legal world often used in the novels), and finally, like other members of his family, a parliamentary and newspaper reporter. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carlton, William J. (William John), Charles Dickens, shorthand writer. London, C. Palmer. David Copperfield is the eighth novel by Charles novel's full title is The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery (Which He Never Meant to Publish on Any Account). It was first published as a serial in –50, and as a book in The novel features the character David Author: Charles Dickens. Gilbert Keith Chesterton wrote numerous introductions to his works, collected in his Appreciations and Criticisms of the works of Charles Dickens () and in his highly acclaimed biography Charles Dickens () he writes: He was the voice in England of this humane intoxication and expansion, this encouraging of anybody to be anything. Critic John Forster () .

  By the time he was finished with his second book – The Pickwick Papers, serialized between March, and October, – he was, at twenty-five, the best-known writer in England, and such he. Charles Dickens began his career as a writer with Sketches by Boz in It was a series dealing with London life in the manner and style of Leigh Hunt. However, the earliest of Charles Dicken’s work that caught appreciation was Pickwick Papers which was published in It was written at the suggestion of an editor, for serial publication. Charles Dickens was one of the most famous and successful writers in 19th-century England. Along with 14 novels, many of them rich in topical allusion, he produced a body of work as reporter, essayist, correspondent, and editor that constitutes a lifelong account of the facts of Victorian life as he knew them. Dickens was a lover of facts in his work as a reporter, but his .   Born years ago this month, Charles Dickens () is arguably the greatest novelist in English and quite certainly the creator .