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The life & adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

The life & adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Charles Dickens ; with thirty-nine illustrations by "Phiz" ; and an introduction by Dame Sybil Thorndike.
SeriesThe Oxford illustrated Dickens
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4565
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx,831p. :
Number of Pages831
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22321554M
ISBN 100192813684

  : The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.: First extra illustrated signed edition of one of Dickens' most popular novels. Octavos, two volumes bound in full brown pebbled morocco with gilt titles and elaborate gilt tolling to the spine in 6 compartments within raised gilt bands, floral gilt ruling to the panels, gilt turn-ins and inner dentelles, top edge gilt, marbled. After many adventures Nicholas finally triumphs over his Uncle, although his success is also tinged with sadness. The book contains many memorable characters: the Yorkshire schoolmaster Wackford Squeers, the traveling thespian Vincent Crummles, the poor drudge Smike, the clerk Newman Noggs, and the wonderful and generous Brothers Cheeryble /5(K).

After Nicholas Nickleby's father dies bankrupt, Nicholas becomes the unhappy ward of his uncle, a moneylender, and survives many adventures before finding happiness. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review5/5(3).   Nineteenth century England. When Nicholas Nickleby's father dies and leaves his family destitute, his uncle, the greedy moneylender, Ralph Nickleby, finds Nicholas a job teaching in a repulsive school in Yorkshire. Nicholas flees the school taking with him one of the persecuted boys, Smike, and they join a troop of actors/10().

Nicholas Nickleby was written in by Charles Dickens riding the crest of his monumental success from writing Pickwick Papers and Oliver Twist. The lengthy novel is filled with memorble characters, an exciting plot and the incredible genius of England's greatest by: 4.   Directed by Stephen Whittaker. With John Dallimore, James D'Arcy, Sophia Myles, Diana Kent. A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-hearted, grasping uncle/10().


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"The Life and Adventure of Nicholas Nickleby" is like I expect a Dickens to be. A widow with two children gone poor, a villainous and ruthless uncle and schoolteacher, poor abused boys, angel-like ladies, chivalrous young men, misery, poverty, abuse and a fairytale-like ending/5.

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Wackford Squeers is the sadistic headmaster of Dotheboys Hall. During a particularly unhappy time of his life, Nicholas Nickleby acts as his low-paid, over-worked assistant.

Squeers runs the school. Left penniless by the death of his improvident father, young Nicholas Nickleby assumes responsibility for his mother and sister and seeks help from his Scrooge-like Uncle Ralph. Instantly disliking Nicholas, Ralph sends him to teach in a school run by the stupidly sadistic Wackford Squeers/5(3).

At length, after five years, when Mrs. Nickleby had presented her husband with a couple of sons, and that embarrassed gentleman, impressed with the necessity of making some provision for his family, was seriously revolving in his mind a little commercial speculation of insuring his life next quarter-day, and then falling from the top of the Monument by accident, there came, one morning, by the Reviews: 3.

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby is an 8½ hour-long adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel, performed in two 1 was 4 hours in length with one interval of 15 minutes. Part 2 was 4½ hours in length with two intervals of 12 premiered: Aldwych Theatre, London, England.

Nicholas Nickleby Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Boarding schools -- Fiction Subject: England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Subject: England -- Fiction Subject: Bildungsromans Subject: Young men -- Fiction Subject: Theatrical companies -- Fiction Subject: Poor.

About The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby ‘The novel has everything: an absorbing melodrama, with a supporting cast of heroes, villains and eccentrics, set in a London where vast wealth and desperate poverty live cheek-by-jowl’ Jasper Rees, The Times.

Cloth, G. pp, b/w frontis, 39 b/w illustrations by Phiz, cloth marked a little, a good reading copy. Dickens' tale of the life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, a young man who must support his mother and sister after his father dies.

grams. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby Charles DICKENS ( - ) The action takes place in London, with excursions to Devon, Yorkshire, and Portsmouth, as we follow the adventures of the eponymous hero.

: The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby: Bound in the original publisher's deluxe full green morocco binding, gilt titles, stamped in gilt and blind, yellow end papers, all edges gilt.

A Very Good copy with creasing and wear to the spine (one short tear at the head), some foxing to the plates. Armorial bookplate of Henry Gillett on the front paste-down. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby is closely modelled on the 18h-century novels that Charles Dickens loved as a child, such as Robinson Crusoe, in which the fortunes of a hero shape the plot.

The likeable young Nicholas, left penniless on the death of his father, sets off in search of better prospects. Nicholas goes to the school to rescue Smike, and faces off s, in an unforgettable scene. In the course of his many adventures, Nicholas falls in love, his sister Kate falls in love, and even the often dotty Mrs.

Nickleby is courted by a strange man who flings vegetables to her as tokens of love.5/5(7). The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby is an 8½ hour-long adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel, performed in two parts. Part 1 was 4 hours in length with one interval of 15 minutes. Monthly serial, April October Dickens started writing Nicholas Nickleby only a year after Pickwick, as part of that astonishing trio of novels (of which the middle one was Oliver Twist).

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