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Sexual analysis of Dickens' props.
Publication Information:
New York, Emerson Books [1971]
Physical Description:
255 pages illustrations 22 cm
Preface -- 1. A hundred thousand games: why cribbage represent sexual intercourse -- 2. The wings of his mind: the erotic meaning of wooden legs -- 3. The boiling liquid: sexual fire -- 4. The oldest lettuce: erotic umbrellas and sexually suggestive food -- 5. Beanstalk country: on top of the tallest erection -- 6. The drowned man's little finger: how to bring the phallus back from the dead -- Afterword -- Appendix: six novels summarized: The Old Curiosity Shop, Barnaby Rudge, Martin Chuzzlewit, David Copperfield, A tale of two cities, Our mutual friend -- Bibliography -- Index.
Using letters, diaries, interviews, publiched battalion and unit memoirs and official histories and documents, Peter Charlton looks at the powerful legend of the AIF, the troubled response of the Australian Government to the early days of the war and the arguments over the return of the troops to Australia in 1942. --back cover.