Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2017

176 Pages | 8 black and white images

ISBN: 9780198788164

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Charles Dickens

Jenny Hartley

  • Covers the life and work of Charles Dickens, with examples taken from all his major works and writing
  • Considers the key themes in Dickens's novels, and the way in which he used his writing to critique the great dehumanising structures, ideologies, and bureaucracies of nineteenth-century Britain
  • Examines the potent and multiple after-lives of Dickens's novels, and their ongoing impact today
  • Discusses Dickens's treatment by critics through the ages

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