David Copperfield is a novel by Charles Dickens.
The original text
Considered by many as Dickens's masterpiece, it was originally called The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery, it was first published as a serial in 1849–50, and as a book by Bradbury & Evans in 1850.
Translations and adaptations
Little Em'ly by Andrew Halliday (1869)
Adapted for the stage as Little Em'ly by Andrew Halliday (1830-1877) in 1869. Warmly approved by Dickens himself, the play enjoyed a long run at Drury Lane and throughout the colonies. Also found as Little Emily, or The Ark on the Sands
Performance history in South Africa
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