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Published: 24 March 2019

224 Pages | 36 Illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198829072

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Dickens and the Stenographic Mind

Hugo Bowles

  • Explores how Dickens's use of shorthand influenced his writing and sheds light on a little known area of his working life
  • Draws on evidence from new sources including Dickens's shorthand notebooks
  • The applied linguistic perspective is new to Dickens research and has clear interdisciplinary appeal
  • Complex arguments are clearly sequenced and summarised
  • The chronological sequence of the chapters contextualise and illustrate the development of the 'stenographic mind'