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The Cambridge Companion to Charles Dickens

The Cambridge Companion to Charles Dickens

by John O. Jordan
     
 

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The Cambridge Companion to Charles Dickens contains fourteen chapters by leading international scholars that cover the whole range of Dickens' writing. Separate chapters address important thematic topics: childhood, the city, and domestic ideology. Others consider formal features of the novels, including their serial publication and Dickens' distinctive use of

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The Cambridge Companion to Charles Dickens contains fourteen chapters by leading international scholars that cover the whole range of Dickens' writing. Separate chapters address important thematic topics: childhood, the city, and domestic ideology. Others consider formal features of the novels, including their serial publication and Dickens' distinctive use of language. The volume as a whole offers a valuable introduction to Dickens for students and general readers, as well as fresh insights, informed by recent critical theory, that will be of interest to scholars and teachers of his novels.

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"Individually and collectively, these essays are worth reading..." Dickens Quarterly

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ISBN-13:
9780521660167
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2010
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

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