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Sensation and sublimation in Charles Dickens

Author: John Gordon; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
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"My book sets out to explore three crucial stages in Dickens' ongoing voyage of discovery into what has been called the "hidden springs" of his fiction. The three novels under examination are Oliver Twist, Dombey and Son, and Bleak House. (Other Dickens writings are considered when pertinent.) I argue that in all three we can witness Dickens responding to some identifiable force represented as coming from underneath  Read more...
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Gordon, John, 1945-
Sensation and sublimation in Charles Dickens.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
(DLC) 2010043431
(OCoLC)669751255
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Gordon; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230119697 0230119697 9780230110885 0230110886 9781349293438 1349293431
OCLC Number: 743800779
Description: 1 online resource (226 pages) : illustrations
Contents: "What Right Have They to Butcher Me?" * "Thankee, Mum," said Toodle, Since You Are Suppressing" * "In a Thick Crowd of Sounds, but Still Intelligibly Enough to be Understood" * "Is Esther Pretty?" and Nine Other Questions About Bleak House€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€.
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This book explores three crucial stages in Dickens' on-going voyage of discovery into what has been called the 'hidden springs' of his fiction; arguing that in three of Dickens best known novels, we  Read more...

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