Franklin

Hard times for these times / by Charles Dickens ; with an afterword by Charles Shapiro.

Author/Creator:
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Publication:
[New York] : Published by the New American Library, [1961].
Series:
Signet classic
A Signet classic ; CD79
Format/Description:
Book
300, [4] pages ; 18 cm.
Subjects:
Social problems -- England -- Fiction.
England -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Fiction.
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Manners and customs.
Social conditions.
Social problems.
England.
Local subjects:
London (England) -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction. (search)
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction. (search)
Form/Genre:
Political fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Satire.
Domestic fiction.
Fiction.
Political fiction.
Satire.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Contents:
Book The First. Sowing. The one thing needful; Murdering the innocents; A loophole; Mr. Bounderby; The keynote; Sleary's horsemanship; Mrs. Sparsit; Never wonder; Sissy's progress; Stephen Blackpool; No way out; The old woman; Rachael; The great manufacturer; Father and daughter; Husband and wife
Book The Second. Readping. Effects in the bank; Mr. James Harthouse; The whelp; Men and brothers; Men and masters; Fading away; Gunpowder; Explosion; Hearing the last of it; Mrs. Sparsit's staircase; Lower and lower; Down
Book The Third. Garnering. Another thing needful; Very ridiculous; Very decided; Lost; Found; The starlight; Whelp-hunting; Philosophical; Final.
Notes:
"First Printing, July, 1961."
"This edition of 'Hard Times' is based on the first book-form printing of 1854. The spelling and punctuation have been brought into conformity with modern British conventions and obvious errors have been corrected."--A Note on the Text.
Publisher's advertisements: [3] pages at end.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-300).
Local notes:
Potok Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Adena Potok.
Potok Collection copy has autograph of "Potok April 1964 Jerusalem".
Penn Provenance:
Potok, Adena (donor) (Potok Collection copy)
Potok, Chaim (autograph) (Potok Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1961
Contributor:
Shapiro, Charles, writer of added commentary.
The Library of Chaim Potok (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Hard times for these times.
OCLC:
2328311
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