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A Companion to Charles Dickens

A Companion to Charles Dickens

by David Paroissien
Paperback
Publication Date: 05/04/2011
  $77.95
A Companion to Charles Dickens concentrates on the
historical, ideological, and social forces that defined
Dickens?s world.




Puts Dickens?s work into its literary, historical, and
social contexts

Traces the development of Dickens?s career as a
journalist and novelist

Includes original essays by leading Dickensian scholars on each
of Dickens?s fifteen novels

Explores a broad range of topics, including criticisms of his
novels, the use of history and law in his fiction, language, and
the effect of political and social reform

Examines Dickens's legacy and surveys the mass of secondary
materials that has been generated in response and reverence to his
writing
ISBN:
9780470657942
9780470657942
Category:
Literary studies: fiction
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
05-04-2011
Language:
English
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
534
Dimensions (mm):
251x181x27mm
Weight:
0.88kg

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