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Readings on A tale of two cities

Author: Don Nardo
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, [1997]
Series: Greenhaven Press literary companion to British literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of critical essays explores themes, characters, and social commentary in Dickens's A tale of two cities and includes a brief biography of the author.
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Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Don Nardo
ISBN: 1565106482 9781565106482 1565106490 9781565106499
OCLC Number: 36252882
Description: 176 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The promise of a better future : Dickens and A tale of two cities --
Dickens's use of the motif of imprisonment / Edgar Johnson --
Acceptable and unacceptable violence in A tale of two cities / John Kucich --
Recurring metaphors of water and death by drowning / Garrett Stewart --
Public execution in A tale of two cities / Catherine Gallagher --
Dickens's odd use of Christian themes in Tale / Angus Wilson --
Ultimate justice over injustice in A tale of two cities / John R. Reed --
Dickens's characters are fantasy versions of real people / Leonard Manheim --
Charles Darnay : a most unromantic romantic hero / Edwin M. Eigner --
Dr. Manette's escape from prison to freedom / Jack Lindsay --
The members of Dickens's crowd act as a single character / David Craig --
Dickens's and Carlyle's visions of an inhumane society / David D. Marcus --
Generational conflict in Dickens's Tale / Albert D. Hutter --
The social collective versus the individual in A tale of two cities / Cates Baldridge --
Cyclical history in A tale of two cities / Elliot L. Gilbert --
A tale of two cities as great drama / Richard J. Dunn --
Dickens's Tale attempts to break history's chain of violence / J.M. Rignall.
Series Title: Greenhaven Press literary companion to British literature.
Other Titles: Tale of two cities
Responsibility: Don Nardo, book editor.

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This collection of critical essays explores themes, characters, and social commentary in Dickens's A tale of two cities and includes a brief biography of the author.

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