Charles Dickens (International) assertion i(35 works by)
This international person is included in AustLit to identify a relationship with Australian literature.
Born: Established: 7 Feb 1812 Portsmouth, Hampshire,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 9 Jun 1870
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,

Gender: Male
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Notes

  • Charles Dickens is included in AustLit because his work is published (in part or in full), advertised or reviewed in Australian colonial newspapers and magazines; and/or is the subject of Australian literary comment, adaptation or creative writing.

  • See also the full Australian Dictionary of Biography Online entry for Charles Dickens.

  • The Sydney newspaper the Southern Queen carried a report in 1845 stating that Dickens was due to visit Australia 'not to make a mere passing visit for the sake of taking notes - but as a settler'.
  • A Van Diemen's Land edition of the Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, (the Pickwick Papers) was published by Henry Dowling in Launceston in 1838.

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