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Charles Dickens: Great Expectations

Charles Dickens: Great Expectations

by Nicolas Tredell
     
 

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Surveying the key debates about a novel which has provoked an immensely rich critical response, the extracts and essays included here examine Great Expectations in structural, symbolic, social, political, psychological, and sexual terms, relating the novel to its own time and to a range of twentieth-century theoretical perspectives. Exploring secondary

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Surveying the key debates about a novel which has provoked an immensely rich critical response, the extracts and essays included here examine Great Expectations in structural, symbolic, social, political, psychological, and sexual terms, relating the novel to its own time and to a range of twentieth-century theoretical perspectives. Exploring secondary sources, from initial reviews in the 1860s to the most up-to-date critiques of the 1990s, the Guide is an essential resource for the study of one of Dickens's most complex works.

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Examines the critical history of through a presentation and analysis of a selection of responses to it, from reviews by Dickens' contemporaries to current post-colonial, feminist, and other analyses. An appendix offers the original ending of the novel and chapter equivalents for the Clarendon edition. Paper edition (unseen), $14.50. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231119252
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
12/24/1999
Series:
Columbia Critical Guides Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.19(w) x 7.74(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Nicolas Tredell teaches at the University of Sussex.

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