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A Library of Essays on Charles Dickens: A Library of Essays on Charles Dickens


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Dickens, Sexuality and Gender

Dickens, Sexuality and Gender

Lillian Nayder
May 22, 2017

This volume of essays examines Dickens's complex representations of sexuality and gender as well as his use of gender ideologies and sexual and gender differences over the course of his literary career, from his first sketches and early novels to his late works of fiction. The essays approach...

Dickens Adapted

Dickens Adapted

John Glavin
May 22, 2017

From their first appearance in print, Dickens's fictions immediately migrated into other media, and particularly, in his own time, to the stage. Since then Dickens has continuously, apparently inexhaustibly, functioned as the wellspring for a robust mini-industry, sourcing plays, films, television...

Dickens and Victorian Print Cultures

Dickens and Victorian Print Cultures

Robert L. Patten
May 22, 2017

This volume places Dickens at the centre of a dynamic and expanding Victorian print world and tells the story of his career against a background of options available to him. The collection describes a world animated by outpourings of print materials: books, serials, newspapers, periodicals,...

Dickens and Childhood

Dickens and Childhood

Laura Peters
May 22, 2017

'No words can express the secret agony of my soul'. Dickens's tantalising hint alluding to his time at Warren's Blacking Factory remains a gnomic statement until Forster's biography after Dickens's death. Such a revelation partly explains the dominance of biography in early Dickens criticism;...

Global Dickens

Global Dickens

Nirshan Perera, John O. Jordan
May 22, 2017

This volume of essays provides a selection of leading contemporary scholarship which situates Dickens in a global perspective. The articles address four main areas: Dickens's reception outside Britain and North America; his intertextual relations with and influence upon writers from different parts...

Dickens and the City

Dickens and the City

Jeremy Tambling
May 22, 2017

Dickens's relationship to cities is part of his modernity and his enduring fascination. How he thought about, grasped and conceptualised the rapidly expanding and anonymous urban scene are all fascinating aspects of a critical debate which, starting virtually from Dickens's own time, has become...

A Library of Essays on Charles Dickens: 6-Volume Set

A Library of Essays on Charles Dickens: 6-Volume Set

Catherine Waters
August 03, 2012

Dickens's multifacetedness as a writer and the wide range of his appeal to readers help to account for the extraordinarily large field of critical literature that has grown up in response to his work. Many anthologies of criticism devoted to particular works by Dickens have appeared, as have...

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