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Table Of Contents

Notes on Contributors
A Sketch of the Life
Dickens’s Use of the Autobiographical Fragment
“Faithfully Yours, Charles Dickens”: The Epistolary Art of the Inimitable
Three Major Biographies
The Eighteenth-century Legacy
Dickens and the Gothic
The Language of Dickens
The Novels and Popular Culture
Dickens as a Reformer
Dickens’s Evolution as a Journalist
Dickens and Gender
Dickens and Technology
Dickens and America (1842)
Dickens and Government Ineptitude Abroad, 1854–1865
Dickens and the Uses of History
Dickens and Christianity
Dickens and the Law
The Pickwick Papers
Nicholas Nickleby
The Old Curiosity Shop
Martin Chuzzlewit
Dombey and Son
David Copperfield
Bleak House
Hard Times
A Tale of Two Cities
Great Expectations
Our Mutual Friend
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Dickens and the Literary Culture of the Period
Dickens and Criticism
Postcolonial Dickens
Index
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A Companion to Charles Dickens

A Companion to Charles Dickens

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A Companion to Charles Dickens concentrates on thehistorical, ideological, and social forces that definedDickens’s world.
Puts Dickens’s work into its literary, historical, andsocial contexts Traces the development of Dickens’s career as ajournalist and novelist Includes original essays by leading Dickensian scholars on eachof Dickens’s fifteen novels Explores a broad range of topics, including criticisms of hisnovels, the use of history and law in his fiction, language, andthe effect of political and social reform Examines Dickens's legacy and surveys the mass of secondarymaterials that has been generated in response and reverence to hiswriting
A Companion to Charles Dickens concentrates on thehistorical, ideological, and social forces that definedDickens’s world.
Puts Dickens’s work into its literary, historical, andsocial contexts Traces the development of Dickens’s career as ajournalist and novelist Includes original essays by leading Dickensian scholars on eachof Dickens’s fifteen novels Explores a broad range of topics, including criticisms of hisnovels, the use of history and law in his fiction, language, andthe effect of political and social reform Examines Dickens's legacy and surveys the mass of secondarymaterials that has been generated in response and reverence to hiswriting

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