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Charles Dickens's networks : public transport and the novel

Author: Jonathan H Grossman
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the same week in February 1836 that Charles Dickens was hired to write his first novel, 'The Pickwick Papers', the first railway line in London opened. 'Charles Dickens's Networks' explores the rise of the global, high-speed passenger transport network in the 19th century and the indelible impact it had on Dickens' work.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan H Grossman
ISBN: 9780191803734 0191803731
OCLC Number: 967259153
Notes: Originally published: 2012.
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 256 pages) : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Responsibility: Jonathan H. Grossman.

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In the same week in February 1836 that Charles Dickens was hired to write his first novel, 'The Pickwick Papers', the first railway line in London opened. 'Charles Dickens's Networks' explores the rise of the global, high-speed passenger transport network in the 19th century and the indelible impact it had on Dickens' work.

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