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Charles Dickens

What the Dickens?

Throughout 2014, we celebrated the life, works and times of Charles Dickens.

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Library Online Resources

Biography in Context

Satiate your curiosity and learn all about this great Victorian novelist. In addition to biographical information, features of this database include news articles, academic journals, images, audio, and links to websites.

Literature Resource Center

Delve into this database and discover Dickens. The resources include literary criticism, topic and work overviews, reviews, and multimedia, to name but a few. Select "Person -By or About" and input "Charles Dickens" into the search box.

Novelist Plus

If you like Charles Dickens, try this database and discover similar authors. Enjoy read-alike authors such as Peter Carey. Use the search box at the top of the screen and input "Charles Dickens". The Read-alike list is on the right side of the page along with more search filters.


Search this digital collection for downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and videos regarding Charles Dickens. Once you have reached the homepage of OverDrive, type "Charles Dickens" in the search box located near the top of the page.

Library Materials

Print Works by Charles Dickens

Enjoy these classic print works by this famous Victorian author.

Dickens Collection

Listen to or download your favorite Charles Dickens novel. This collection includes CD books, E-books and Playaways.

Dickens Movies

"Please sir, I want some more." Get out the popcorn and watch some of these Dickens movies.

Biographies and Literary Criticism

Discover the life and times of Dickens. This collection also includes academic assessments of his stories.


Immerse yourself in Victorian times with these books and learn about life in England in the 19th century.


David Perdue's Charles Dickens Website

Investigate this website and learn everything that you ever wanted to know about Charles Dickens, or rekindle your love for this famous Victorian author.

Dickens in Lowell

View this detailed website dedicated to, the literary lion, Charles Dickens. In 1842 Dickens visited Lowell, Massachusetts.

Charles Dickens: An Overview

Read all about Dickens and the Victorian era using this Victorian web resource.

Dickens Journal Online

Enjoy reading some articles from these publications. Dickens was a journalist and an editor. Many of his novels were first published in weekly journals.

Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum

Take a mini tour of Portsmouth, England, the birthplace of Dickens. Dickens was born on February 7, 1812 when Britain was still at war with Napoleonic France.

Mobile & Social

Charles Dickens Quotes

This free android app provides vintage quotations from Charles Dickens.
App for Android

Charles Dickens Collection

What the dickens! Get this android app for only 99 cents. Dickens fans can access these six classic works featured in their entirety: A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities, American Notes, Hard Times, Oliver Twist, and Three Ghost Stories.

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