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Monday, December 13, 2010

Charles Dickens bibliography

The bibliography of Charles Dickens includes more than a dozen major novels, a large number of short stories (including a number of Christmas-themed stories), a handful of plays, several nonfiction books, and individual essays and articles. Dickens' novels were initially serialized in weekly and monthly magazines, then reprinted in standard book formats.

Notable works by Charles Dickens

Novels

Name of novelPublicationNotes
The Pickwick PapersMonthly serial, April 1836 to November 1837
The Adventures of Oliver TwistMonthly serial in Bentley's Miscellany, February 1837 to April 1839
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas NicklebyMonthly serial, April 1838 to October 1839
The Old Curiosity ShopWeekly serial in Master Humphrey's Clock, April 25, 1840, to February 6, 1841
Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'Eighty'Weekly serial in Master Humphrey's Clock, February 13, 1841, to November 27, 1841
A Christmas Carol1843
The Life and Adventures of Martin ChuzzlewitMonthly serial, January 1843 to July 1844
The Chimes1844
The Cricket on the Hearth1845
The Battle of Life1846
Dombey and SonMonthly serial, October 1846 to April 1848
The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain1848
David CopperfieldMonthly serial, May 1849 to November 1850
Bleak HouseMonthly serial, March 1852 to September 1853
Hard Times: For These TimesWeekly serial in Household Words, April 1, 1854, to August 12, 1854
Little DorritMonthly serial, December 1855 to June 1857
A Tale of Two CitiesWeekly serial in All the Year Round, April 30, 1859, to November 26, 1859
Great ExpectationsWeekly serial in All the Year Round, December 1, 1860 to August 3, 1861
Our Mutual FriendMonthly serial, May 1864 to November 1865
The Mystery of Edwin DroodMonthly serial, April 1870 to September 1870. Only six of twelve planned numbers completed

Short stories
"Sunday Under Three Heads" (1836)
"The Lamplighter" (1838)
"A Child's Dream of a Star" (1850)
"Captain Murderer"
"To be Read at Dusk" (1852)
"The Long Voyage" (1853)
"Hunted Down" (1859)
"The Signal-Man" (1866)
"George Silverman's Explanation" (1868)
"Holiday Romance" (1868)
"The Queer Chair" (part of The Pickwick Papers)
"The Ghosts of the Mail" (part of The Pickwick Papers)
"The Baron of Grogzwig" (part of Nicholas Nickleby)
"A Madman's Manuscript" (part of The Pickwick Papers)
"A Ghost in the Bride's Chamber" (part of The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices)
"The Goblins who stole a Sexton" (part of The Pickwick Papers)
[edit]Christmas short stories
"A Christmas Tree" (1850)
"What Christmas is, as We Grow Older" (1851)
"The Poor Relation's Story" (1852)
"The Child's Story" (1852)
"The Schoolboy's Story" (1853)
"Nobody's Story" (1853)
"Going into Society" (1858)
"Somebody's Luggage" (1862)
"Mrs Lirriper's Lodgings" (1863)
"Mrs Lirriper's Legacy" (1864)
"Doctor Marigold's Prescriptions" (1865)

Collaborative Works
"The Seven Poor Travellers" (1854) (with Wilkie Collins, Adelaide Procter, George Sala and Eliza Linton - about the Six Poor Travellers House)
"The Holly-tree Inn" (1855) (with Wilkie Collins, William Howitt, Harriet Parr and Adelaide Procter)
"The Wreck of the Golden Mary" (1856) (with Wilkie Collins, Adelaide Procter, Harriet Parr, Percy Fitzgerald and Reverend James White)
"The Perils Of Certain English Prisoners" (1857) (with Wilkie Collins)
"The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices" (1857) (with Wilkie Collins)
"A House to Let" (1858) (with Wilkie Collins, Elizabeth Gaskell and Adelaide Procter)
"The Haunted House" (1859) (with Wilkie Collins, Elizabeth Gaskell, Adelaide Procter, George Sala and Hesba Stretton)
"A Message from the Sea" (1860) (with Wilkie Collins, Robert Buchanan, Charles Allston Collins, Amelia Edwards and Harriet Parr)
"Tom Tiddler's Ground" (1861) (with Wilkie Collins, Charles Allston Collins, Amelia Edwards and John Harwood)
"The Trial for Murder" (1865) (with Charles Allston Collins)
"Mugby Junction" (1866) (with Andrew Halliday, Hesba Stretton, Charles Allston Collins and Amelia Edwards)
"No Thoroughfare" (1867) (with Wilkie Collins)

Short story collections
Sketches by Boz (1836)
Master Humphrey's Clock (1840-41)
Boots at the Holly-tree Inn: And Other Stories (1858)
Reprinted Pieces (1861)
The Mudfog Papers (1880) aka Mudfog and Other Sketches

Nonfiction, poetry, and plays
The Village Coquettes (Plays, 1836)
The Fine Old English Gentleman (poetry, 1841)
American Notes: For General Circulation (1842)
Pictures from Italy (1846)
The Life of Our Lord: As written for his children (1849)
A Child's History of England (1853)
The Frozen Deep (play, 1857)
The Uncommercial Traveller (1860-1869)
Speeches, Letters and Sayings (1870)
Letters of Charles Dickens to Wilkie Collins (1851-1870, pub. 1982)
The Complete Poems of Charles Dickens (1885)

Articles and essays
"A Coal Miner's Evidence"
"Frauds on the Fairies"
"In Memoriam W. M. Thackeray the first!"
"The Lost Arctic Voyagers" (1854)





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