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David Copperfield

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens was the author’s favorite of his novels and the most autobiographical. It was published in installments from 1849-1850 and tells the story of the life of David Copperfield.

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  • PR4558

Circulating Books – A Selected List

  • Bloom, Harold (ed.). Charles Dickens’s David Copperfield. 1987.  Call Number: PR4558.C48 1987
  • Dickens, Charles. David Copperfield. 1850.  Call Number: PR4558.A2 N4
  • Glancy, Ruth. Student Companion to Charles Dickens. 1999.  Call Number: PR4581.G57 1999
  • Swisher, Clarice. (ed.). Readings on Charles Dickens. 1998.  Call Number: PR4588.R36 1998

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms

  • David Copperfield

Reference Materials

  • Charles Dickens A to ZCall Number: REF PR4580.D38 1998

                  o   Pg.  85-93

  • Masterplots (Revised Second Edition) Call Number: REF PN44.M33 1996

                  o   Vol. 3, pg. 1516-21

  • Nineteenth Century Literary CriticismCall Number: REF PN761.N5

                  o   Vol. 3, pg. 146-7, 149, 151, 156-7, 162, 171-2, 180, 186

                  o   Vol. 8, pg. 165, 173, 176, 182

                  o   Vol. 18, pg. 99, 111, 121

                  o   Vol. 26, pg. 156-7, 163, 168-9, 171, 174-5, 177, 201

                  o   Vol. 37, pg. 145, 164, 168, 171, 197

                  o   Vol. 86, pg. 186, 201, 256, 258

                  o   Vol. 105, pg. 231, 311, 338

                  o   Vol. 113, pg. 29, 41, 56, 70, 80-1, 88, 97, 102-3, 110, 113-4, 118-9, 124, 127

                  o   Vol. 161, pg. 1-142

  • Oxford Reader’s Companion to DickensCall Number: REF PR4580.O94 1999

                  o   Pg. 144-9

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