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The Cambridge introduction to Charles Dickens, Jon Mee

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The Cambridge introduction to Charles Dickens
Title
The Cambridge introduction to Charles Dickens
Statement of responsibility
Jon Mee
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Language
eng
Summary
"Charles Dickens became immensely popular early on in his career as a novelist, and his appeal continues to grow with new editions prompted by recent television and film adaptations, as well as large numbers of students studying the Victorian novel. This lively and accessible introduction to Dickens focuses on the extraordinary diversity of his writing. Jon Mee discusses Dickens's novels, journalism and public performances, the historical contexts and his influence on other writers. In the process, five major themes emerge: Dickens the entertainer; Dickens and language; Dickens and London; Dickens, gender, and domesticity; and the question of adaptation, including Dickens's adaptations of his own work. These interrelated concerns allow readers to start making their own new connections between his famous and less widely read works and to appreciate fully the sheer imaginative richness of his writing, which particularly evokes the dizzying expansion of nineteenth-century London"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mee, Jon
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR4588
LC item number
.M44 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge introductions to literature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Political and social views
  • Literary style
  • Werk
  • England
Label
The Cambridge introduction to Charles Dickens, Jon Mee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-111) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dickens the entertainer: 'people must be amuthed' -- Dickens and language: 'what I meantersay' -- Dickens and the city: 'animate London ... inanimate London' -- Dickens, gender, and domesticity: 'be it ever ... so ghastly ... there's no place like it' -- Adapting Dickens: 'he do the police in different voices'
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 115 pages
Isbn
9780521859141
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2010021908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40018931638
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)636911412
  • (OCoLC)ocn636911412
Label
The Cambridge introduction to Charles Dickens, Jon Mee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-111) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dickens the entertainer: 'people must be amuthed' -- Dickens and language: 'what I meantersay' -- Dickens and the city: 'animate London ... inanimate London' -- Dickens, gender, and domesticity: 'be it ever ... so ghastly ... there's no place like it' -- Adapting Dickens: 'he do the police in different voices'
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 115 pages
Isbn
9780521859141
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2010021908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40018931638
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)636911412
  • (OCoLC)ocn636911412

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