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The Resource Oliver Twist, or, The parish boy's progress, Charles Dickens ; edited with an introduction and notes by Philip Horne

Oliver Twist, or, The parish boy's progress, Charles Dickens ; edited with an introduction and notes by Philip Horne

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Oliver Twist, or, The parish boy's progress
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Oliver Twist, or, The parish boy's progress
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Charles Dickens ; edited with an introduction and notes by Philip Horne
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  • Oliver Twist
  • Parish boy's progress
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Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of a poor orphan's adventures in the criminal underworld of mid-nineteenth-century London
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1812-1870
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Dickens, Charles
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823/.8
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illustrations
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no index present
LC call number
PR4567.A2
LC item number
H67 2003
Literary form
fiction
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bibliography
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Horne, Philip
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Penguin classics
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  • Boys
  • Orphans
  • Criminals
  • London (England)
  • Kidnapping victims
  • Boys
  • Criminals
  • Kidnapping victims
  • Orphans
  • England
  • Bildungsromans
  • Muchachos
  • Huerfanos
  • Delincuentes
  • Víctimas del Secuestro
  • Londres (Inglaterra)
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Oliver Twist, or, The parish boy's progress, Charles Dickens ; edited with an introduction and notes by Philip Horne
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Includes bibliographical references (p. xlv-xlix)
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Contents
Chapter 1. Treats of the place where Oliver Twist was born, and of the circumstances attending his birth -- Chapter 2. Treats of Oliver Twist's growth, education, and board -- Chapter 3. Relates how Oliver Twist was very near getting a place, which would not have been a sinecure -- Chapter 4. Oliver, being offered another place, makes his first entry into public life -- Chapter 5. Oliver mingles with new associates. Going to a funeral for the first time, he forms an unfavourable notion of his master's business -- Chapter 6. Oliver, being goaded by the taunts of Noah, rouses into action, and rather astonishes him -- Chapter 7. Oliver continues refractory -- Chapter 8. Oliver walks to London. He encounters on the road a strange sort of young gentleman -- Chapter 9. Containing further particulars concerning the pleasant old gentleman, and his hopeful pupils -- Chapter 10. Oliver becomes better acquainted with the characters of his new associates; and purchases experience at a high price. Being a short, but very important chapter, in this history -- Chapter 11. Treats of Mr. Fang the Police Magistrate; and furnishes a slight specimen of his mode of administering justice -- Chapter 12. In which Oliver is taken better care of than he ever was before. And in which the narrative reverts to the merry old gentleman and his youthful friends -- Chapter 13. Some new acquaintances are introduced to the intelligent reader, connected with whom, various pleasant matters are related, appertaining to this history -- Chapter 14. Comprising further particulars of Oliver's stay at Mr. Brownlow's, with the remarkable prediction which one Mr. Grimwig uttered concerning him, when he went out on an errand -- Chapter 15. Showing how very fond of Oliver Twist, the merry old Jew and Miss Nancy were -- Chapter 16. Relates what became of Oliver Twist, after he had been claimed by Nancy -- Chapter 17. Oliver's destiny continuing unpropitious, brings a great man to London to injure his reputation -- Chapter 18. How Oliver passed his time in the improving society of his reputable friends -- Chapter 19. In which a notable plan is discussed and determined on -- Chapter 20. Wherein Oliver is delivered over to Mr. William Sikes -- Chapter 21. The Expedition -- Chapter 22. The Burglary -- Chapter 23. Which contains the substance of a pleasant conversation between Mr. Bumble and a lady; and shows that even a beadle may be susceptible on some points -- Chapter 24. Treats of a very poor subject. But is a short one, and may be found of importance in this history -- Chapter 25. Wherein this history reverts to Mr. Fagin and Company -- Chapter 26. In which a mysterious character appears upon the scene; and many things, inseparable from this history, are done and performed -- Chapter 27. Atones for the unpoliteness of a former chapter; which deserted a lady, most unceremoniously -- Chapter 28. Looks after Oliver, and proceeds with his adventures -- Chapter 29. Has an introductory account of the inmates of the house, to which Oliver resorted -- Chapter 30. Relates what Oliver's new visitors thought of him -- Chapter 31. Involves a critical position -- Chapter 32. Of the happy life Oliver began to lead with his kind friends -- Chapter 33. Wherein the happiness of Oliver and his friends, experiences a sudden check -- Chapter 34. Contains some introductory particulars relative to a young gentleman who now arrives upon the scene; and a new adventure which happened to Oliver -- Chapter 35. Containing the unsatisfactory result of Oliver's adventure; and a conversation of some importance between Harry Maylie and Rose -- Chapter 36. Is a very short one, and may appear of no great importance in its place, but it should be read notwithstanding, as a sequel to the last, and a key to one that will follow when its time arrives -- Chapter 37. In which the reader may perceive a contrast, not uncommon in matrimonial cases -- Chapter 38. Containing an account of what passed between Mr. and Mrs. Bumble, and Mr. Monks, at their nocturnal interview -- Chapter 39. Introduces some respectable characters with whom the reader is already acquainted, and shows how Monks and the Jew laid their worthy heads together -- Chapter 40. A strange interview, which is a sequel to the last chapter -- Chapter 41. Containing fresh discoveries, and showing that surprises, like misfortunes, seldom come alone -- Chapter 42. An old acquaintance of Oliver's, exhibiting decided marks of genius, becomes a public character in the metropolis -- Chapter 43. Wherein is shown how the Artful Dodger got into trouble -- Chapter 44. The time arrives for Nancy to redeem her pledge to Rose Maylie. She fails -- Chapter 45. Noah Claypole is employed by Fagin on a secret mission -- Chapter 46. The Appointment kept -- Chapter 47. Fatal Consequences -- Chapter 48. The Flight of Sikes -- Chapter 49. Monks and Mr. Brownlow at length meet. Their conversation, and the intelligence that interrupts it -- Chapter 50. The Pursuit and Escape -- Chapter 51. Affording an explanation of more mysteries than one, and comprehending a proposal of marriage with no word of settlement or pin-money -- Chapter 52. Fagin's last night alive -- Chapter 53. And Last
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ocm52335046
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
liii, 553 p.
Isbn
9780141439747
Lccn
2003269464
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  • (Sirsi) o52335046
  • (OCoLC)52335046
Label
Oliver Twist, or, The parish boy's progress, Charles Dickens ; edited with an introduction and notes by Philip Horne
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xlv-xlix)
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. Treats of the place where Oliver Twist was born, and of the circumstances attending his birth -- Chapter 2. Treats of Oliver Twist's growth, education, and board -- Chapter 3. Relates how Oliver Twist was very near getting a place, which would not have been a sinecure -- Chapter 4. Oliver, being offered another place, makes his first entry into public life -- Chapter 5. Oliver mingles with new associates. Going to a funeral for the first time, he forms an unfavourable notion of his master's business -- Chapter 6. Oliver, being goaded by the taunts of Noah, rouses into action, and rather astonishes him -- Chapter 7. Oliver continues refractory -- Chapter 8. Oliver walks to London. He encounters on the road a strange sort of young gentleman -- Chapter 9. Containing further particulars concerning the pleasant old gentleman, and his hopeful pupils -- Chapter 10. Oliver becomes better acquainted with the characters of his new associates; and purchases experience at a high price. Being a short, but very important chapter, in this history -- Chapter 11. Treats of Mr. Fang the Police Magistrate; and furnishes a slight specimen of his mode of administering justice -- Chapter 12. In which Oliver is taken better care of than he ever was before. And in which the narrative reverts to the merry old gentleman and his youthful friends -- Chapter 13. Some new acquaintances are introduced to the intelligent reader, connected with whom, various pleasant matters are related, appertaining to this history -- Chapter 14. Comprising further particulars of Oliver's stay at Mr. Brownlow's, with the remarkable prediction which one Mr. Grimwig uttered concerning him, when he went out on an errand -- Chapter 15. Showing how very fond of Oliver Twist, the merry old Jew and Miss Nancy were -- Chapter 16. Relates what became of Oliver Twist, after he had been claimed by Nancy -- Chapter 17. Oliver's destiny continuing unpropitious, brings a great man to London to injure his reputation -- Chapter 18. How Oliver passed his time in the improving society of his reputable friends -- Chapter 19. In which a notable plan is discussed and determined on -- Chapter 20. Wherein Oliver is delivered over to Mr. William Sikes -- Chapter 21. The Expedition -- Chapter 22. The Burglary -- Chapter 23. Which contains the substance of a pleasant conversation between Mr. Bumble and a lady; and shows that even a beadle may be susceptible on some points -- Chapter 24. Treats of a very poor subject. But is a short one, and may be found of importance in this history -- Chapter 25. Wherein this history reverts to Mr. Fagin and Company -- Chapter 26. In which a mysterious character appears upon the scene; and many things, inseparable from this history, are done and performed -- Chapter 27. Atones for the unpoliteness of a former chapter; which deserted a lady, most unceremoniously -- Chapter 28. Looks after Oliver, and proceeds with his adventures -- Chapter 29. Has an introductory account of the inmates of the house, to which Oliver resorted -- Chapter 30. Relates what Oliver's new visitors thought of him -- Chapter 31. Involves a critical position -- Chapter 32. Of the happy life Oliver began to lead with his kind friends -- Chapter 33. Wherein the happiness of Oliver and his friends, experiences a sudden check -- Chapter 34. Contains some introductory particulars relative to a young gentleman who now arrives upon the scene; and a new adventure which happened to Oliver -- Chapter 35. Containing the unsatisfactory result of Oliver's adventure; and a conversation of some importance between Harry Maylie and Rose -- Chapter 36. Is a very short one, and may appear of no great importance in its place, but it should be read notwithstanding, as a sequel to the last, and a key to one that will follow when its time arrives -- Chapter 37. In which the reader may perceive a contrast, not uncommon in matrimonial cases -- Chapter 38. Containing an account of what passed between Mr. and Mrs. Bumble, and Mr. Monks, at their nocturnal interview -- Chapter 39. Introduces some respectable characters with whom the reader is already acquainted, and shows how Monks and the Jew laid their worthy heads together -- Chapter 40. A strange interview, which is a sequel to the last chapter -- Chapter 41. Containing fresh discoveries, and showing that surprises, like misfortunes, seldom come alone -- Chapter 42. An old acquaintance of Oliver's, exhibiting decided marks of genius, becomes a public character in the metropolis -- Chapter 43. Wherein is shown how the Artful Dodger got into trouble -- Chapter 44. The time arrives for Nancy to redeem her pledge to Rose Maylie. She fails -- Chapter 45. Noah Claypole is employed by Fagin on a secret mission -- Chapter 46. The Appointment kept -- Chapter 47. Fatal Consequences -- Chapter 48. The Flight of Sikes -- Chapter 49. Monks and Mr. Brownlow at length meet. Their conversation, and the intelligence that interrupts it -- Chapter 50. The Pursuit and Escape -- Chapter 51. Affording an explanation of more mysteries than one, and comprehending a proposal of marriage with no word of settlement or pin-money -- Chapter 52. Fagin's last night alive -- Chapter 53. And Last
Control code
ocm52335046
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
liii, 553 p.
Isbn
9780141439747
Lccn
2003269464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o52335046
  • (OCoLC)52335046

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