Dickens and the Spirit of the Age

Dickens and the Spirit of the Age

by Andrew Sanders
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198183542

ISBN-13: 9780198183549

Pub. Date: 09/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book considers the extent to which Dickens and his work reflect the vibrant novelty of the middle third of the nineteenth century. It looks at how his works transformed the social and cultural stimuli of the time—technological enterprise, urbanization, class mobility, the sense of profound difference from the preceding age—into a new and flexible

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Overview

This book considers the extent to which Dickens and his work reflect the vibrant novelty of the middle third of the nineteenth century. It looks at how his works transformed the social and cultural stimuli of the time—technological enterprise, urbanization, class mobility, the sense of profound difference from the preceding age—into a new and flexible fictional form.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198183549
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Man from Nowhere
2. Signs of the Times
3. Telling of Two Cities
4. Simple Faith and Norman Blood: Dickens and Class
5. 'So Far Like the Present': Dickens and the Immediate Past
Select Bibliography
Index

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