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Title:
Charles Dickens
Publication Information:
New York : Chelsea House, 1987.
ISBN:
9780877546900

9780791078174
Physical Description:
viii, 367 pages ; 25 cm.
Series:
Modern critical views
Language:
English
Contents:
The dark world of Oliver Twist / J. Hillis Miller -- Dickens and the comedy of humors / Northrop Frye -- The demons of history in Dickens's Tale / Robert Alter -- The creation of consciousness and Dickens's vision of the city / Raymond Williams -- Language into structure : Pickwick revisited / Steven Marcus -- A Christmas carol : "giving nursery tales a higher form" / Harry Stone -- Plot and the point of reversal / Robert L. Caserio -- Language engenders : David Copperfield and Great expectations / Dianne F. Sadoff -- Discipline in different voices : bureaucracy, police, family, and Bleak house / D.A. Miller -- Monsters of metonymy : Hard times and knowing the working class / Stephen J. Spector.

Homophobia, misogyny, and capital : the example of Our mutual friend / Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick -- Dickens's Great expectations : the motive for moral masochism / Shuli Barzilai -- The Dickensian "no thoroughfare" / Ned Lukacher -- Getting and having : some versions of possession in Little Dorrit / Jeff Nunokawa.
Abstract:
A collection of critical essays on Dickens and his works.
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