Dickens Redressed: The Art of Bleak House and Hard Times

Dickens Redressed: The Art of Bleak House and Hard Times

by Alexander Welsh
     
 

With Bleak House and Hard Times, Charles Dickens inaugurated a series of novels now known as "later Dickens"-works with a darker mood and more strident satire than his earlier fiction. Though immensely popular, these books are only partly understood, Alexander Welsh contends. In this sequel to his acclaimed From Copyright to Copperfield, Welsh closely examines the two… See more details below

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With Bleak House and Hard Times, Charles Dickens inaugurated a series of novels now known as "later Dickens"-works with a darker mood and more strident satire than his earlier fiction. Though immensely popular, these books are only partly understood, Alexander Welsh contends. In this sequel to his acclaimed From Copyright to Copperfield, Welsh closely examines the two novels and reassesses a crucial stage of Dickens's career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300082036
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)

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U. C. Knoepflmacher
It immediately becomes apparent that we are being addressed by a master reader whose confident judgments we can trust because he has thought long and deeply about Dickens as a textual whole.
—(U. C. Knoepflmacher, Princeton University)

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