Dickens and other Victorians

essays in honor of Philip Collins
  • 246 Pages
  • 1.75 MB
  • English

St. Martin"s Press , New York
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Criticism and interpretation, Collins, Philip Arthur William, English literature -- 19th century -- History and crit
Statementedited by Joanne Shattock.
ContributionsCollins, Philip Arthur William., Shattock, Joanne.
LC ClassificationsPR463 .D53 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 246 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2031351M
ISBN 100312021011
LC Control Number88006935

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InDickens begins a public reading tour of the British Isles. InDickens embarks on a reading tour in America, returning in Working as a newspaper The other Victorians Hardcover – 1 Jan He has written a book on Dickens, but his area of specialisation also includes Freud.

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Paul Schlicke considers the contrast between fact and fancy in Hard Times, exploring how Dickens uses the excitement of the circus to challenge the doctrines of The Other Victorians book. Read 17 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Taking as his point of departure the authors, the audience, an   This is a very enjoyable book, rich with the history of Christmas in England and Europe and the impact that Dickens' Christmas stories had on how Christmas is viewed & celebrated in England.

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He was thinking, as always, principally of the poor, and in his next Christmas book he positively attacks the rich, not so much for their wealth as for their indifference to the suffering of others. But the idea of marking Christmas with abundance runs through his :// Read this book on Questia.

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By Arthur Quiller-Couch. No cover ://   The booklet therefore also contains an abridges version of ‘Oliver Twist’, the lenth of approximately 6 A4 pages.

Although this unit was intended for year 8, it would be suitabe for the whole of key stage 3 (or, perhaps as an introduction to Dickens for KS4 before studying ‘A Christmas Carol’ or ‘Great Expectations’).

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The first book, God's Cathedral, was more of an intellectual history that, among other things, explored the waning of religion in Britain. Actually I found it to be the more interesting of the two books, but then I am more intrigued by intellectual history than by political history which is the topic of The  › Books › New, Used & Rental Textbooks › Humanities.

– Charles Dickens. If any author has haunted the houses of our imagination, then Charles Dickens is the literary spirit par excellence. Year after year, popular books and TV adaptations witness his recurrent visitations and remind us of his powerful hold on our minds – Dickens’s reforming target in Nicholas Nickleby is the Yorkshire boarding school industry - places even more inhumane, we are to understand, than the public workhouse described in Oliver Twist.

Yorkshire and the railway revolution. Nicholas Nickleby is set in the mids, 15 years earlier than its publication. Dickens antedated many of his A change from the many stories set in Victorian London, this popular new novel finds its setting in nineteenth-century Cardiff. With a gripping plot from start to finish, this book tells the story of a young girl called Nansi, who tries to survive the bleak reality of being impoverished and female in the perilous streets of Victorian :// A Christmas Carol & Two Other Christmas Books book.

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Writers such as Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell and Charlotte Bronte illuminated contemporary social problems through detailed descriptions of poverty and inequality.

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Here Professor Philip Horne examines how Dickens’s portrayal of crime was influenced by public executions, contemporary criminal slang and other sensational literary works. Read more The best books on Life in the Victorian Age recommended by Judith Flanders.

History books often focus on big political or economic events, wars and leaders. But there's much to learn from studying the way people lived, and what made the Victorian age both like and unlike our own, as Judith Flanders ://   Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories by Marcia Williams (£, Walker Books) Dickens is the most renowned Victorian story teller of all time and here Marcia Williams uses beautiful illustrations and clever, redacted speech to tell his stories eloquently, in a comic book format, to younger readers ://.

The other stories are 3 stars. Nothing beats Dickens' classic tale--it is tight and beautifully written, not the sprawling rambling saga he normally produces. Don't get me wrong, I love Dickens, but ACC is in a class by itself. Alone among the Victorians, he understood the terrible toll that social ills took on ://  “Dickens,” “the magazine,” “the review” and Anonymous will now be used interchangeably because it is agreed that Dickens was the powerful Conductor of All the Year Round and involved in all its projects.

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