Letters of Charles Dickens to the Baroness Burdett-Coutts

by Nancy Holder

Publisher: John Murray in London

Written in English
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  • Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870.,
  • Burdett-Coutts, Angela.

Edition Notes

Statementeditedby Charles C. Osborne, with a biographical introduction.
ContributionsOsborne, Charles C., Burdett-Coutts, Angela.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 205p. ;
Number of Pages205
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Open LibraryOL15984647M

a book carefully, but the scheme of reference by year and index number makes reference difficult. The Baroness Burdett-Coutts, although her life brought her "a fame second only to that of Queen Victoria," as a rich woman and a humanitarian, receives the principal attention in the newly published fragments from letters which Charles Dickens. (8) Charles Dickens, letter to Angela Burdett-Coutts (25th October, ) When you quit Paris take care to leave directions that all your letters may be sent to you in London. I have written with the utmost freedom and really as if I were talking instead of writing - still I should not like to see any of them published, which would be the. In , in recognition of her philanthropic work, Queen Victoria conferred on her a suo jure peerage as Baroness Burdett-Coutts of Highgate and Brookfield in the County of Middlesex. Charles Dickens dedicated his novel Martin Chuzzlewit to her and she had many royal and eminent friends.   Dickens wrote with a goose quill rather than a pen Charles Dickens: known for his equalizing and charitable view of British society in his widely acclaimed literary works, exhibited an overt contempt for Indians and other non-white native populations in general, a fact that is often overlooked while discussing the man’s legacy. Dickens wrote, in.

Dickens was much incensed by the massacre in which over a hundred English prisoners, most of them women and children, were killed, and on 4 October Dickens wrote in a private letter to Baroness Burdett-Coutts: "I wish I were the Commander in Chief in India . I should do my utmost to exterminate the Race upon whom the stain of the late. Charles Dickens, was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and one of the most popular of all time. He created some of literature's most iconic characters, with the theme of social reform running throughout his work. Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts, Baroness Burdett-Coutts, original name Angela Georgina Burdett, (born Ap , London, Eng.—died Dec. 30, , London), English philanthropist who, largely under the influence of Charles Dickens, spent much of an inherited fortune on projects for the education and housing of the poor.   One of the most influential of Dickens’s female friends was the banking heiress Angela Burdett-Coutts. They met in the early s. A few years later she was asked to .

  DICKENS, CHARLES (–) novelist, was born 7 Feb. at Mile End Terrace, Commercial Road, Landport, Portsea. His father, John Dickens, a clerk in the navy pay office, with a salary of 80l. a year, was then stationed in the Portsmouth wife of the first Lord Houghton told Mr. Wemyss Reid that Mrs. Dickens, mother of John, was housekeeper at Crewe, and . Granddaughter of the banker Thomas Coutts, the philanthropist Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts () was one of the most remarkable women of her age, giving away an estimated &#;4 million of her inheritance to a wide range of causes. She set an example to others, offering practical support.   Buy Baroness Burdett-Coutts: A Sketch Of Her Public Life And Work (Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century) by Lockhart, John Gibson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : John Gibson Lockhart.

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We intend this Collection of Letters to be a Supplement to the "Life of Charles Dickens," by John Forster. That work, perfect and exhaustive as a biography, is only incomplete as regards correspondence; the scheme of the book having made it impossible to include in its space any letters, or hardly any, besides those addressed to Mr.

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Dickens was involved with choosing the staff for Urania Cottage, he kept a close eye on the accounts and he interviewed prospective inmates. Miss Coutts trusted him in most things but was swayed by the Prison Governor Chesterton who argued that, 'the love of dress is the cause of ruin of a vast number of young women' (Lady Unknown, p).

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8: –This eighth volume presents roughly 1, letters, many unpublished, from to One of the most interesting in Dickens's life, the period includes several major changes in the writer's public and private life, including his separation from his wife, the beginning of his new career of paid readings from his works, the writing of his monthly serial Little Dorrit, and his involvement with.Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts, 1st Baroness Burdett-Coutts (21 April – 30 December ), born Angela Georgina Burdett, was a nineteenth-century philanthropist, the daughter of Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Baronet and Sophia, formerly Coutts, daughter of banker Thomas she became one of the wealthiest women in England when she inherited her grandfather's fortune of around £1.