The North East
of
England Branch


Useful Dickensian Enquiries

Dear Dickensian Enquirer,

Thank you for getting in touch with your Dickensian question. Here are some hints for sources which may help you in your search:

e-mail:
Hon. General Secretary of the Dickens Fellowship: Joan Dicks
joan@dickshg.freeserve.co.uk

e-mail discussion group which answers queries for serious scholars.
DICKNS-@LISTSERV.UCSB.EDU

David Parker, formerly curator of the Dickens Museum in Doughty Street, answers
questions as “Boz”:
cdickens@RMPLC.CO.UK


Online:

The  Active Portal Project: a directory of current Dickens sites, regularly updated
www.active-portal.com/cgi-bin/genpage?cat=1041279&page=1&verbose=y

The Dickens page: a mine of all sorts of information and hyperlinks, frequently updated
http://lang.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~matsuoka/Dickens.html#info

The Charles Dickens page: another mine of varied information
www.fidnet.com/~dap1955/dickens/index.html

The Dickens House Museum: offers a virtual tour of 48 Doughty Street, London
http://www.dickensmuseum.com/

Portraits of Dickens at the National Portrait Gallery:
www.npg.org.uk/

Dickens texts online:
http://promo.net/cgi-promo/pg/cat.cgi?alpha=D&ftpsite=ftp://ftp.mirror.ac.uk/
sites/metalab.unc.edu/pub/docs/books/gutenberg/&label=author


Books:
Nicolas Bentley, Michael Slater and Nina Burgis, The Dickens Index.

Paul; Davis, Critical Companion to Charles Dickens.

Donald Hawes,Who’s Who in Dickens.

George Newlin, Everyone in Dickens. 3 vols.

Paul Schlicke, The Oxford Reader’s Companion to Dickens.


Happy hunting!

Yours in Fellowship,

Paul Schlicke
Hon. President, N.E. Branch
The Dickens Fellowship

 

 

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