Life and adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, his relatives, friends, and enemies : comprising all his wills and his ways : with an historical record of what he did, and what he didn't : showing, moreover, who inherited the family plate, who came in for the silver spoons, and who for the wooden ladles : the whole forming a complete key to the house of Chuzzlewit, no. 05

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The main theme of the novel according to Dickens's preface is selfishness, portrayed in a satirical fashion using all the members of the Chuzzlewit family. Dickens introduced the first private detective character in this novel. The original parts issued from January 1843 to July 1844. Chapters 11-12: Chapter 11. Wherein a certain gentleman becomes particular in his attentions to a certain lady; and more coming events than one, cast their shadows before -- Chapter 12. Will be seen in the long run, if not in the short one, to concern Mr. Pinch and others, nearly. Mr. Pecksniff asserts the dignity of outraged virtue; and young Martin Chuzzlewit forms a desperate resolution

In Collection:
Creator Contributor Subject Publisher Language Identifier
  • Call Number: PR4563 A1 1843
Date created Relation Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 20 numbers in 19 volumes (642, xiv, 20 unnumbered leaves of plates) ; 23 cm
Alternative title
  • Martin Chuzzlewit
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 52.16045, -0.70312
Additional physical characteristics
  • Illustrations.
Physical repository Collection
  • Victorian Serial Novels Collection
Provenance
  • Donor: Dr. Claude E. Emery
Provider Genre Format
  • image/jpg
Date digitized
  • August 31, 2010
Technical note
  • 24 bit colour; 40% original size; 150 dpi med quality (5) jpg; 24 bit colour 400 dpi bmpScanned and compressed by CDW/SR; metadata by GF and KD.
DOI

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