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Student companion to Charles Dickens

Author: Ruth F Glancy
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Series: Student companions to classic writers.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This student guide examines the life and work of Charles Dickens. It focuses on the social context of his fiction and its literary impact, as well as Dickens' own life. Each chapter analyzes the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth F Glancy
ISBN: 0313306117 9780313306112
OCLC Number: 41273028
Description: viii, 166 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Life of Charles Dickens --
Literary heritage --
Early novels from The Pickwick papers (1837) to Martin Chuzzlewit (1844) --
Oliver Twist (1838) --
Christmas books and Christmas stories (1843-1867) --
David Copperfield (1850) --
Hard times (1854) --
A tale of two cities (1859) --
Great expectations (1861) --
Other novels from Dombey and Son (1848) to The mystery of Edwin Drood (1870).
Series Title: Student companions to classic writers.
Responsibility: Ruth Glancy.

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?Glancy opens with a concise, objective biography of the author's life, emphasizing those events that inspired his work....The analyses of all of the major novels and short stories, with their Read more...

 
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