9780805716306

Charles Dickens Revisted

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805716306

  • ISBN10:

    0805716300

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-01-01
  • Publisher: Twayne Pub

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Summary

This study covers the whole of Dickens' career, including critical discussions of all his major novels: "Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities, Bleak House, David Copperfield, Great Expectations, Hard Times, Little Dorrit, Our Mutual Friend, "and "The Mystery of Edwin Drood." Newsom includes numerous up-to-date examples of critical thought on Dickens' writing, as well as a discussion of the importance of Dickens in today's literary world.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
A Note on References and Editions xi
Chronology xv
Introduction: Dickens and the Problem of the Author
1(20)
Dickens's Lives (I): Selves
21(20)
Dickens's Lives (II): Women
41(17)
Sentiment and Skepticism
58(38)
Domesticity and Dirt
96(35)
Love and Death
131(30)
Conclusion: Dickens and the Middle Class
161(20)
Notes and References 181(20)
Selected Bibliography 201(12)
Index 213

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