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Dickens redressed : the art of Bleak house and Hard times

Author: Alexander Welsh
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2000] ©2000
Series: JSTOR EBA.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Welsh closely examines the two novels Dickens wrote after David Copperfield and reassesses the importance of this crucial stage of Dickens's career." "In spite of the famous double narrative of Bleak House, says Welsh, the various actions and roles of the characters answer the needs of the protagonist much as they do in David Copperfield. Dickens redresses himself as the female narrator Esther Summerson and at the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Welsh, Alexander.
Dickens redressed
(DLC) 99087254
(OCoLC)43245915
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Welsh
ISBN: 9780300147643 0300147643
OCLC Number: 861792862
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 225 pages)
Contents: Bleak house and Dickens --
Esther Summerson, heroine --
Ada Clare, pride and beauty --
Honoria, Lady Dedlock --
Jarndyce and Skimpole --
The novel's satire --
The novel's judgment --
Dickens in Coketown --
Louisa Gragrind's role --
The novel and the circus.
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
Responsibility: Alexander Welsh.

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An examination of Charles Dickens's "Bleak House" and "Hard Times", the two novels written after "David Copperfield". Alexander Welsh offers a reassessment of this important stage in the author's  Read more...

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