Monica Dickens

Standard Name: Dickens, Monica
Birth Name: Monica Enid Dickens
MD was a popular memoirist, novelist, journalist, and writer for children who was active from just before the Second World War until late in the twentieth century. Her fiction is usually closely bound up with reportage of the actual world, structured around localities, or social problems, or people whose lives are either representative or exceptional.


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Family and Intimate relationships Charles Dickens
CD 's son of the same name was also a writer. Best-selling twentieth-century novelist Monica Dickens was CD 's great-granddaughter.
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Angela Dickens
A collateral descendant of MAD , Monica Dickens , grand-daughter of the eighth of Charles Dickens's ten children, became a successful memoirist and novelist in the twentieth century.
Intertextuality and Influence A. S. Byatt
The painter Van Gogh is a constant presence in this highly allusive novel, which takes Stephanie Potter, now Orton, through pregnancy and birth (while she tries to hold on to her former identity by reading...
Occupation Enid Bagnold
She then became a nurse at a vast, weary military hospital:
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
the Royal Herbert in London. She was dismissed from this job when she published in early 1918 A Diary Without Dates...
Textual Production Rosemary Sutcliff
In collaboration with Monica Dickens , RS put together for the benefit of the Samaritans a volume of short stories and essays for young people dealing with suicide and other emotional issues: Is Anyone There?, 1978.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Sheila Kaye-Smith
Here she relates significant moments in her life to what she was reading at the time. She says that her reading, directed at first by chance and the choices of others, later moved towards what...


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Dickens, Monica. An Open Book. Heinemann, 1978.
Dickens, Monica. Befriending: The American Samaritans. Editor Jackson, Carlton, Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1996.
Dickens, Monica. Cobbler’s Dream. Michael Joseph, 1963.
Dickens, Monica. Dear Doctor Lily. Viking, 1988.
Dickens, Monica. Enchantment. Viking, 1989.
Dickens, Monica. Flowers on the Grass. Michael Joseph, 1949.
Dickens, Monica, and Peter Roberson. “Foreword”. The London of Charles Dickens, London Transport in Association with the Dickens Fellowship, 1970, p. v - vii.
Dickens, Monica. Joy and Josephine. Michael Joseph, 1948.
Dickens, Monica. Kate and Emma. Heinemann, 1964.
Dickens, Monica. Last Year When I Was Young. Heinemann, 1974.
Dickens, Monica. Man Overboard. Michael Joseph, 1958.
Austen, Jane, and Monica Dickens. Mansfield Park. Pan Books, 1972.
Dickens, Monica. Mariana. Michael Joseph, 1940.
Dickens, Monica. Miracles of Courage. Dodd, Mead, 1985.
Dickens, Monica. My Turn to Make the Tea. Michael Joseph, 1951.
Dickens, Monica. No More Meadows. Michael Joseph, 1953.
Dickens, Monica. One of the Family. Viking, 1993.
Dickens, Monica. One Pair of Feet. Michael Joseph, 1942.
Dickens, Monica. One Pair of Hands. Michael Joseph, 1939.
Dickens, Monica. The Angel in the Corner. Michael Joseph, 1956.
Dickens, Monica. The Fancy. Michael Joseph, 1943.
Dickens, Monica. The Happy Prisoner. Michael Joseph and The Book Society, 1946.
Dickens, Monica. The Heart of London. Michael Joseph, 1961.
Dickens, Monica. The Landlord’s Daughter. Heinemann, 1968.
Dickens, Monica. The Listeners. Heinemann, 1970.