bibliography of (1812–70) includes more than a dozen major novels, a large number of short stories (including a number of Christmas-themed stories and Charles Dickens ghost stories), several plays, several nonfiction books, and individual essays and articles. Dickens' novels were serialised initially in weekly or monthly magazines, then reprinted in standard book formats.
Notable works by Charles Dickens [ edit ]
Name of novel
The Pickwick Papers Monthly serial, April 1836 to November 1837
The Adventures of Oliver Twist Monthly serial in
, February 1837 to April 1839 Bentley's Miscellany
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Monthly serial, April 1838 to October 1839
The Old Curiosity Shop Weekly serial in
, April 1840 to November 1841 Master Humphrey's Clock
Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'Eighty' Weekly serial in
, 13 February 1841, to 27 November 1841 Master Humphrey's Clock
A Christmas Carol 1843
Christmas novella; a ghost story
The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit Monthly serial, January 1843 to July 1844
The Chimes 1844
The Cricket on the Hearth 1845
The Battle of Life 1846
Dombey and Son Monthly serial, October 1846 to April 1848
The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain 1848
Christmas novella; a ghost story
David Copperfield Monthly serial, May 1849 to November 1850
Bleak House Monthly serial, March 1852 to September 1853
Hard Times: For These Times Weekly serial in
, 1 April 1854, to 12 August 1854 Household Words
Little Dorrit Monthly serial, December 1855 to June 1857
A Tale of Two Cities Weekly serial in
, 30 April 1859, to 26 November 1859 All the Year Round
Great Expectations Weekly serial in
, 1 December 1860 to 3 August 1861 All the Year Round
Our Mutual Friend Monthly serial, May 1864 to November 1865
The Mystery of Edwin Drood Monthly serial, April 1870 to September 1870.
Only six of twelve planned numbers completed
Short stories [ edit ]
"The Lamplighter" (1838)
"The Sewer-Dwelling Reptiles" (1841)
"A Child's Dream of a Star" (1850)
"Captain Murderer" (1850)
"To be Read at Dusk" (1852) (a ghost story)
The Long Voyage" (1853) "Prince Bull" (1855)
"Thousand and One Humbugs" (1855)
"Hunted Down" (1859)
The Signal-Man" (1866) (a ghost story) "George Silverman's Explanation" (1868)
"Holiday Romance" (1868)
Christmas short stories [ edit ]
"A Christmas Tree" (1850)
"What Christmas is, as We Grow Older" (1851)
"The Poor Relation's Story" (1852)
"The Child's Story" (1852)
"The Schoolboy's Story" (1853)
"Nobody's Story" (1853)
"Going into Society" (1858)
"Somebody's Luggage" (1862)
"Mrs Lirriper's Lodgings" (1863)
"Mrs Lirriper's Legacy" (1864)
"Doctor Marigold's Prescriptions" (1865)
Collaborative works [ edit ]
"The Seven Poor Travellers" (1854) (with
Wilkie Collins, Adelaide Procter, George Sala and Eliza Linton – about the Six Poor Travellers House) "The Holly-tree Inn" (1855) (with
Wilkie Collins, William Howitt, Harriet Parr and Adelaide Procter) "The Wreck of the Golden Mary" (1856) (with
Wilkie Collins, Adelaide Procter, Harriet Parr, Percy Fitzgerald and Reverend James White) "The Perils of Certain English Prisoners" (1857) (with
Wilkie Collins) "The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices" (1857) (with
Wilkie Collins) "
A House to Let" (1858) (with Wilkie Collins, Elizabeth Gaskell and Adelaide Procter) "
The Haunted House" (1859) (with Wilkie Collins, Elizabeth Gaskell, Adelaide Procter, George Sala and Hesba Stretton; a ghost story) "
A Message from the Sea" (1860) (with Wilkie Collins, Robert Buchanan, Charles Allston Collins, Amelia Edwards and Harriet Parr) "Tom Tiddler's Ground" (1861) (with
Wilkie Collins, Charles Allston Collins, Amelia Edwards and John Harwood) "The Trial for Murder" (1865) (with
Charles Allston Collins; a ghost story) "
Mugby Junction" (1866) (with Andrew Halliday, Hesba Stretton, Charles Allston Collins and Amelia Edwards) "
No Thoroughfare" (1867) (with Wilkie Collins)
Short story collections [ edit ]
Nonfiction, poetry, and plays [ edit ]
Articles and essays [ edit ]
Letters [ edit ]
Editing and publication of Dicken's letters started in 1949 when publisher
Rupert Hart-Davis persuaded Humphry House of Wadham College, Oxford University to edit a complete edition of the letters. House died suddenly aged 46 in 1955. However the work continued, and by 1997 Volume 9 had been published. [2 ]
^ Johnson, EDH, Holmes Professor of Belles Lettres, "Chronology of Novels", Princeton University , retrieved 11 June 2007 .
^ Hart-Davis, Rupert (1998). Halfway to Heaven: Concluding memoirs of a literary life. Stroud, Gloucestershire: Sutton. p. 42. ISBN 0-7509-1837-3.
External links [ edit ]
A House to Let" (with Wilkie Collins, Elizabeth Gaskell and Adelaide Procter) "
The Haunted House" (with Wilkie Collins, Elizabeth Gaskell, Adelaide Procter, George Sala, and Hesba Stretton) "
A Message from the Sea" (with Wilkie Collins, Robert Buchanan, Charles Allston Collins, Amelia Edwards, and Harriet Parr) "
Mugby Junction" (with Andrew Halliday, Charles Allston Collins, Hesba Stretton and Amelia Edwards) "
No Thoroughfare" (with Wilkie Collins)