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David Copperfield - (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Charles Dickens (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 768

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: Classics

Series Title: Barnes & Noble Classics

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics

Author: Charles Dickens

Language: English

Street Date: December 1, 2003
TCIN: 79624124
UPC: 9781593080631
Item Number (DPCI): 247-39-5902

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&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LI&&RDavid Copperfield&&L/I&&R, by &&LSTRONG&&RCharles Dickens&&L/B&&R, is part of the &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R&&LI&&R &&L/I&&R&&LI&&R &&L/I&&Rseries, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R: &&LDIV&&R
    New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events Footnotes and endnotes Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work Comments by other famous authors Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations Bibliographies for further reading Indices & Glossaries, when appropriate
All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics &&L/I&&Rpulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LSTRONG&&R&&L/B&&R &&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LSTRONG&&RDickens&&L/B&&R's favorite of all his novels, &&LI&&RDavid Copperfield&&L/I&&R is the story of a boy who loses both parents at an early age, and who escapes the torture of working for his pitiless stepfather to make something of himself and, with any luck, find true happiness.&&LBR&&R&&LBR&&R&&LI&&RDavid Copperfield&&L/I&&R features an unforgettable gallery of characters, including David's cruel stepfather Mr. Murdstone, the unctuous Uriah Heep, the amiable Mr. Micawber, whom Dickens based on his father, and Dora Spenglow, whom David marries and calls his "child-wife." Written in the first person, &&LI&&RDavid Copperfield&&L/I&&R is perhaps the most autobiographical of Dickens's fictions. This new edition includes commentaries, discussion questions, and Phiz's original illustrations.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R &&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LB&&RFeatures the original illustrations by Phiz.&&L/B&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LSTRONG&&R&&L/B&&R &&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LP style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt&&R&&LSTRONG&&RRadhika Jones&&L/B&&R &&L/B&&Ris the managing editor of &&LI&&RGrand Street&&L/I&&R magazine, a freelance writer, and a Ph.D. candidate in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. Jones also wrote the introduction and notes for the Barnes & Noble Classics edition of Charles Dickens's &&LI&&RGreat Expectations.&&L/I&&R&&L/P&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R
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