Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by G. K. Chesterton
     
 

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Published in 1911, here is a gathering of the prefaces that Chesterton wrote for more than twenty of Dickens's novels. With quintessential Chesterton wit, the chapters display his supreme admiration for Dickens.  He writes:  “Dickens must definitely be considered in light of the changes which his soul foresaw. Thackeray has become classical;

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Published in 1911, here is a gathering of the prefaces that Chesterton wrote for more than twenty of Dickens's novels. With quintessential Chesterton wit, the chapters display his supreme admiration for Dickens.  He writes:  “Dickens must definitely be considered in light of the changes which his soul foresaw. Thackeray has become classical; Dickens has done more; he has remained modern … he belongs to the times since his death.”

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ISBN-13:
9781411463899
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
312
File size:
0 MB

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