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Dickens and the twentieth century

Author: John Gross; Gabriel Pearson
Publisher: London ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge library editions., Charles Dickens ;, v. 6.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The essays in this volume examine questions such as Dickens' symbolism, his political attitudes, his psychological tensions and his artistry. They are also concerned with aspects of Dickens which have been neglected in recent years, such as his handling of plot, his heroes and heroines, his journalism, his religious view and his philistinism.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dickens and the twentieth century
(OCoLC)726801832
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Gross; Gabriel Pearson
ISBN: 9781134544271 1134544278 1315888394 9781315888392
OCLC Number: 864564915
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: London : Routledge & K. Paul, 1962.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 244 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Dickens: Some Recent Approaches: John Gross; Dickens: The Present Position: Gabriel Pearson; Part One; The Heroes and Heroines of Dickens: Angus Wilson; The Symbolism of Dickens: William Empson; Part Two; Sketches by Boz: Robert Browning; Pickwick, Dickens and the Art of Fiction: John Killham; Oliver Twist: 'Things as they really are': John Bayley; Nicholas Nickleby: Bernard Bergonzi; The Old Curiosity Shop: Gabriel Pearson; Barnaby Rudge: Jack Lindsay; Martin Chuzzlewit: Barbara Hardy. Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son: Firmness versus Wetness: Julian MoynahanDavid Copperfield: John Jones; Chance and Design in Bleak House: W.J. Harvey; Hard Times: A History and a Criticism: John Holloway; Little Dorrit: John Wain; A Tale of Two Cities: John Gross; Great Expectations: Christopher Ricks; Our Mutual Friend: Arnold Kettle; Edwin Drood: Early and Late Dickens Reconciled: A.O.J. Cockshut; General Index; Index of Characters.
Series Title: Routledge library editions., Charles Dickens ;, v. 6.
Responsibility: edited by John Gross and Gabriel Pearson.

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