Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 December 2012

176 Pages | 1 illustration

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719064265

Bookseller Code (06)


Dickens and race

Dr. Laura Peters

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Explores Dickens's engagement with both science and fancy, in the form of the exotic of his childhood stories
  • Explores how race animates Dickens's work
  • First book-length study of its kind exploring Dickens and race
  • Offers a unique contextualisation of Dickens's fictional engagements with race in relation to lesser-known writings, especially his journalism
  • Timely topic in the context of the various re-interpretations of Dickens taking place as part of his bi-centenary in 2012