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David Copperfield

Charles Dickens, My Old Classics, My Old Classics

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David Copperfield by Charles Dickens - is a novel in the bildungsroman genre by Charles Dickens, narrated by the eponymous David Copperfield, detailing his adventures in his journey from infancy to maturity. It was first published as a serial in 1849 and 1850 and as a book in 1850.The story follows the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity. David was born in Blunderstone, Suffolk, England, six months after the death of his father. David spends his early years in relative happiness with his loving, childish mother and their kindly housekeeper, Clara Peggotty. They call him Davy. When he is seven years old his mother marries Edward Murdstone. To get him out of the way, David is sent to lodge with Peggotty's family in Yarmouth. Her brother, fisherman Mr Peggotty, lives in a beached barge, with his adopted niece and nephew Emily and Ham, and an elderly widow, Mrs Gummidge. "Little Em'ly" is somewhat spoiled by her fond foster father, and David is in love with her. They call him Master Copperfield.

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APA 6 Citation
Dickens, C. (2022). David Copperfield (1st ed.). Books on Demand. Retrieved from https://www.perlego.com/book/3568006/david-copperfield-pdf (Original work published 2022)
Chicago Citation
Dickens, Charles. (2022) 2022. David Copperfield. 1st ed. Books on Demand. https://www.perlego.com/book/3568006/david-copperfield-pdf.
Harvard Citation
Dickens, C. (2022) David Copperfield. 1st edn. Books on Demand. Available at: https://www.perlego.com/book/3568006/david-copperfield-pdf (Accessed: 22 March 2023).
MLA 7 Citation
Dickens, Charles. David Copperfield. 1st ed. Books on Demand, 2022. Web. 22 Mar. 2023.