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The Resource Dickens and the workhouse : Oliver Twist and the London poor, Ruth Richardson

Dickens and the workhouse : Oliver Twist and the London poor, Ruth Richardson

Label
Dickens and the workhouse : Oliver Twist and the London poor
Title
Dickens and the workhouse
Title remainder
Oliver Twist and the London poor
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Richardson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of the recently discovered London workhouse that Charles Dickens lived almost next door to in the years before he wrote 'Oliver Twist, ' told by the historian who did the sleuthing behind these new findings
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Richardson, Ruth
Dewey number
823.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR4584
LC item number
.R45 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Workhouses
  • Poverty
  • London (England)
  • Workhouses
  • Poverty
  • London (England)
  • Homes
  • Poverty
  • Setting (Literature)
  • Social conditions
  • Workhouses
  • England
  • Armenhaus
  • London
  • Soziale Situation
  • Arbeitshaus
  • Armenhaus
  • London
  • Roman
  • Motiv
  • Armenhaus
  • Soziale Probleme
  • London
  • London (Motiv)
Label
Dickens and the workhouse : Oliver Twist and the London poor, Ruth Richardson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Oliver Twist and the workhouse -- Discovery : threat, puzzle, silences -- Vicinity : environs of gentility, environs of poverty -- Institutions : hospital and workhouse -- Home : house, landlord, shop, inside, upstairs, downstairs -- Street : looking down and around -- Calamity : Sheerness, Chatham, Camden Town, Marshalsea, Somers Town -- Young Dickens : return to Norfolk Street, young professional, first essays -- Workhouse : St Paul's Parish, farming the infant poor, Paul Pry, Parliament -- Works : contemporaries, sketches, Spectres, Oliver Twist, Names, Echoes -- The most famous workhouse in the world : truth and fiction
Control code
ocn757147166
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 370 pages
Isbn
9780199681280
Lccn
2012930312
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o757147166
  • (OCoLC)757147166
Label
Dickens and the workhouse : Oliver Twist and the London poor, Ruth Richardson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Oliver Twist and the workhouse -- Discovery : threat, puzzle, silences -- Vicinity : environs of gentility, environs of poverty -- Institutions : hospital and workhouse -- Home : house, landlord, shop, inside, upstairs, downstairs -- Street : looking down and around -- Calamity : Sheerness, Chatham, Camden Town, Marshalsea, Somers Town -- Young Dickens : return to Norfolk Street, young professional, first essays -- Workhouse : St Paul's Parish, farming the infant poor, Paul Pry, Parliament -- Works : contemporaries, sketches, Spectres, Oliver Twist, Names, Echoes -- The most famous workhouse in the world : truth and fiction
Control code
ocn757147166
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 370 pages
Isbn
9780199681280
Lccn
2012930312
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o757147166
  • (OCoLC)757147166

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