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Dickens refigured : bodies, desires, and other histories

Author: John Schad
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, 1996.
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Reveals the dark underside of Charles Dickens's work in the light of contemporary literary and cultural theory. Exploring transgressions and perversities in his work, this collection of essays  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dickens refigured.
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, 1996
(OCoLC)706016176
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Schad
ISBN: 0719042461 9780719042461 071904247X 9780719042478
OCLC Number: 33013536
Description: xiii, 240 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction / John Schad --
1. Dicken's cryptic Church: drawing on Pictures from Italy / John Schad --
2. Dickens through Blanchot: the nightmare fascination of a world without interiority / Timothy Clark --
3. Our Mutual Friend / Nicholas Royle --
4. Pure Oliver: or, Representation without agency / Richard Dellamora --
5. The avuncular and beyond: family (melo)drama in Nicholas Nickleby / Helena Michie --
6. Nobody's fault: the scope of the negative in Little Dorrit / Patricia Ingham --
7. Literary careers, death, and the body politics of David Copperfield / Linda M. Shires --
8. Past and present: Bleak House and A Child's History of England / John Lucas --
9. 'Another day done and I'm deeper in debt': Little Dorrit and the debt of the everyday / Diane Elam --
10. Babel unbuilding: the anti-archi-rhetoric of martin Chuzzlewit / Steven Connor --
11. Dickens's idle men / David Trotter --
12. The topography of jealousy in Our Mutual Friend / J. Hillis Miller.
Responsibility: edited by John Schad.

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