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Resource Guide:
Charles Dickens

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
Charles DickensPR 4550
English LiteraturePR 1-9680
English Literature 19th CenturyPR 451-469
Prose Fiction the novelPR 821-890

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. American notes
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Bleak House
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Characters
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Fiction
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Political and social views
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Quotations
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Themes, motives
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Adaptations

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Charles Dickens A to Z: the essential referencePR 4580 .D38
Oxford reader's companion to DickensREF PR 4580 .O94
Charles Dickens and his friendsPR 4581 .S6
Charles Dickens in cyberspacee-Book
Dickens and popular entertainmente-Book
Dicken's villains: melodrama, character, popular culturePR 4592 .V54 J65
Studies in DickensREMOTE PR 4588 .S6
Twentieth century interpretations of A tale of two citiesPR 4571 .B4

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Dickens Quarterly
  • Victorian Studies
  • Victorians Institute Journal
  • English Literary History
  • Literature and History
  • Nineteenth-Century Literature
  • PMLA
  • The Huntington Library
  • The English Historical Review
  • The Review of English Studies
  • Studies in English Literature
  • Journal of Victorian Culture

Selected Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.