Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 June 2011

486 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823233526

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The Pleasures of Memory

Learning to Read with Charles Dickens

Sarah Winter

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • Illuminates the ways Dickens's serial fiction shaped not only the popular practice of reading for pleasure and instruction associated with the growth of periodical publication in the nineteenth century but also the school subject we now know as "English".
  • The author is thorough in her explanation of Dickens' serial fiction and has a keen eye for detail.