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Hard Times: A Norton Critical Edition / Edition 3
     

Hard Times: A Norton Critical Edition / Edition 3

by Charles Dickens, Fred Kaplan
 

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ISBN-10: 0393975606

ISBN-13: 9780393975604

Pub. Date: 12/28/2000

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

This text, that of the 1854 first edition, has been re-edited in light of recent scholarly findings. Annotations have been revised and expanded.
"Backgrounds, Sources, and Contemporary Reactions" reprints all of the documents on industrialism, education, and utilitarianism that appeared in the Second Edition, save one, and introduces new pieces by R. D. Butterworth

Overview

This text, that of the 1854 first edition, has been re-edited in light of recent scholarly findings. Annotations have been revised and expanded.
"Backgrounds, Sources, and Contemporary Reactions" reprints all of the documents on industrialism, education, and utilitarianism that appeared in the Second Edition, save one, and introduces new pieces by R. D. Butterworth and Thomas Carlyle.
"Criticism" collects seventeen important essays on Hard Times-seven of them new to the Third Edition-by Hippolyte Taine, John Ruskin, George Gissing, Bernard Shaw, F. R. Leavis, Monroe Engel, Robert Barnard, David Craig, David Lodge, Roger Fowler, Patricia E. Johnson, Gorman Beauchamp, Martha C. Nussbaum, David L. Cowles, Jean Ferguson Carr, Eric P. Levy, and Leona Toker.
A Chronology and revised Selected Bibliography are also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393975604
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Series:
Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
204,866
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.85(d)

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