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Title:
Charles Dickens revisited
Author:
Newsom, Robert, 1944-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Twayne Publishers, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xix, 218 pages : portrait ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780805716306
Format :
Book

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Central Library PR4588 .N45 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Twayne's United States Authors, English Authors, and World Authors Series present concise critical introductions to great writers and their works. Devoted to critical interpretation and discussion of an author's work, each study takes account of major literary trends and important scholarly contributions and provides new critical insights with an original point of view. An Authors Series volume addresses readers ranging from advanced high school students to university professors. The book suggests to the informed reader new ways of considering a writer's work. Each volume features: -- A critical, interpretive study and explication of the author's works -- A brief biography of the author -- An accessible chronology outlining the life, the work, and relevant historical context -- Aids for further study: complete notes and references, a selected annotated bibliography and an index -- A readable style presented in a manageable length Dickens is gener ally considered the greatest novelist of the Victorian period, (Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities). This outstanding study covers the whole of Dickens' career and also concentrates on his biography and the current state of Dickens criticism.


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