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Charles Dickens (RLE Dickens)

Charles Dickens (RLE Dickens)

1st Edition

Martin Fido
February 14, 2013

The main concern of this volume is Dickens’ role as "entertainer". It examines the results of this role: Dickens’ important contribution to the techniques of comedy and irony in prose. The social commentary and criticism which arise from a primarily comic art is emphasized and exemplified. Other...

The Dickens Encyclopaedia: Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 8

The Dickens Encyclopaedia: Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 8

1st Edition

Arthur L. Hayward
December 14, 2010

This is the standard reference guide to the works of Charles Dickens. The material is arranged alphabetically, in dictionary style, and provides a quick means of reference to the plots of the novels and to all the characters and places mentioned in the novels. There are also useful explanatory...

Dickens at Work (RLE Dickens)

Dickens at Work (RLE Dickens)

1st Edition

John Butt & Kathleen Tillotson
December 11, 2008

This book marks a new departure in the study of Dickens. The authors make use of first-hand evidence of Dickens’ actual methods and conditions of work; much of this evidence is examined and co-ordinated here for the first time. It includes Dickens’ detailed manuscript notes for novels, with a...

The Social Novel in England 1830-1850 (RLE Dickens): Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 2

The Social Novel in England 1830-1850 (RLE Dickens): Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 2

1st Edition

Louis Cazamian
December 11, 2008

This is the first English translation of Le Roman social en Angleterre by Louis Cazamian, which is widely recognized as the classic survey of Victorian social fiction. Starting from the eighteenth century, Cazamian traces the ways in which rationalism and romanticism intertwined and competed,...

The Imagination of Charles Dickens (RLE Dickens): Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 3

The Imagination of Charles Dickens (RLE Dickens): Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 3

1st Edition

A. O. J. Cockshut
December 11, 2008

This book describes Charles Dickens as an ordinary man who by being perfectly tuned to the public taste developed into a master of his art. The clue to this paradox lies, in the author’s opinion, in Dickens’ obsession with such topics as money, crowds and prisons which touch the life of everyone....

The Companion to Our Mutual Friend (RLE Dickens): Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 4

The Companion to Our Mutual Friend (RLE Dickens): Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 4

1st Edition

Michael Cotsell
December 11, 2008

Our Mutual Friend (1864-5) Dickens’ last completed novel, has been critically praised as a profound and troubled masterpiece, and yet is has received far less scholarly attention than his other major works. This volume is the first book-length study of the novel. It explores every aspect of Dickens...

Dickens and the Twentieth Century (RLE Dickens): Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 6

Dickens and the Twentieth Century (RLE Dickens): Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 6

1st Edition

John & Gabriel Gross & Pearson
December 11, 2008

The essays in this volume examine questions such as Dickens’ symbolism, his political attitudes, his psychological tensions and his artistry. They are also concerned with aspects of Dickens which have been neglected in recent years, such as his handling of plot, his heroes and heroines, his...

The Days of Dickens (RLE Dickens): A Glance at Some Aspects of Early Victorian Life in London

The Days of Dickens (RLE Dickens): A Glance at Some Aspects of Early Victorian Life in London

1st Edition

Arthur L. Hayward
December 11, 2008

These chapters deal with the life of London from the early 1830’s to the mid-1860’s. The book mainly focuses on the social life of the day, but also deals with the blacker side of London and travel and country life....

Dostoevsky and Dickens: A Study of Literary Influence (RLE Dickens): Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 9

Dostoevsky and Dickens: A Study of Literary Influence (RLE Dickens): Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 9

1st Edition

N M Lary
December 11, 2008

What did Dickens mean to Dostoevsky, and what did the Russian writer owe to England’s greatest entertainer? Many of Dickens’ readers, including George Gissing and Edmund Wilson, have recognized that his achievement needs to be compared with Dostoevsky’s, and they have suspected, or assumed an...

Martin Chuzzlewit (RLE Dickens): Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 10

Martin Chuzzlewit (RLE Dickens): Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 10

1st Edition

Sylvere Monod
December 11, 2008

Although enjoyed my many as a masterpiece of Dickens’ comic writing, Martin Chuzzlewit has long been underrated by professional critics. This volume redresses the balance by devoting its attention to a full critical discussion of the novel and by including a full survey of the critical positions...

RLE: Charles Dickens

RLE: Charles Dickens

1st Edition

Various
December 11, 2008

This small collection of books originally published over sixty years brings back into print some valuable works. As well as examining the art of Dickens’ writing, the emphasis is on the social and political background of his times and the influence this had on his work....

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