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Charles Dickens

What the Dickens?

Celebrate the life, works and times of Charles Dickens from January through December 2014.

Library Programs

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What the Dickens: "By Dickens"

Sunday, September 21, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

What the Dickens: "By Dickens" Orlando Public Library, Library Central Sunday, September 21, 2 p.m. Southern Winds Theatre presents a stage reading of "By Dickens" by David A. McEl...

10:30
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What The Dickens Are You Wearing

Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Central Florida Costumers Guild presents fashion of the Victorian era! Come check out the clothing styles of 19th century London and see how some of Charles Dickens's characters would ...

4:00
PM

What the Dickens Trivia

Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

To celebrate author Charles Dickens, gather up your friends and test your Dickens knowledge at the Orlando Public Library's, What the Dickens Trivia! All ages welcomed to attend. #dic...

7:00
PM

Charles Dickens Visits Southwest Book Club

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Southwest Branch

Spend an evening with Charles Dickens and the Southwest Book Club! Hear Dickens tell his tales and share information about his historical masterpiece, A Tale of Two Cities. Set against ...

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.

OverDrive

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.

Victoriana

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

Websites

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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