Need a crash course in a classic? Look no further than the page before the first page- the subject headings, care of the Library of Congress, on the copyright page give it all away and can prove to be an excellent study guide. (Also can provide a good laugh on just the right sort of day. See: Jane Eyre.)
1.Boys. Shoe shiners. Poor children. New York (N.Y.). Street children.
2. Gentry. Ventriloquists. Pennsylvania.
3. Physicians’ spouses. Adultery. Middle class.
4. Russia—History. Russia—Officials and employees.
5. Sea stories, American. New York (N.Y.). Slave trade. Copyists. Sailors.
6. Swindlers and swindling. Swindlers and swindling in literature. Mississippi River. Steamboats.
7. Actresses. Mistresses. Young women.
8. Teenage boys. Criminals. Satire.
9. Orphans. Gardens. Friendship. Sick children. Yorkshire.
10. Triangles. Rejection. Yorkshire. Rural families. Foundlings.
11. Governesses. Mentally ill women. England.
12. Appearance. Conduct of life. Portraits.
13. Magicians. Germany. Devil.
14. Canada—Social life and customs. City and town life. Canada—In literature.
15. Irish—India. Orphans. Lamas. Boys.
16. Communal living. Collective farms. Farm life.
17. Wessex. People with visual disabilities. Mothers and sons. Mate selection. Heathlands. Adultery.
18. Lithuanian Americans. Chicago (Ill.) Working class. Stockyards. Immigrants.
19. Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc. Fathers and daughters. Castaways. Magicians. Islands
20. Fathers and daughter. Exiles.
21. Villages. France.
22. Infants switched at birth. Impostors and imposture. Passing (Identity). Trials (Murder). Conjoined twins. Race relations.
23. Physicians. London. Multiple personality.
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