Dickens Imagining Himself: Six Novel Encounters With a Changing World

Dickens Imagining Himself: Six Novel Encounters With a Changing World

By: Morris Golden (author)Paperback

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In Dickens Imagining Himself the author applies biographical materials to analysis of art by examining the way elements in Dicken's life led his imagination to shape his novels. This is a study of how Dickens' self-perceptions guided the patterns of six created worlds at significant points in his life. Contents: What Sort of Consanguinity; Barnaby Rudge: Two Cheers for Maturity; Martin Chuzzlewit: Ambiguously Whittington; David Copperfield: Memory and the Flow of Time; Bleak House: Passing the Bog; Great Expectations: Defining Estella; Our Mutual Friend: Reborn with Galatea; Eclectic Affinities; Notes; Index.

About Author

Morris Golden is Professor of English, retired from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.

Contents

What Sort of Consanguinity; Barnaby Rudge - Two Cheers for Maturity; Martin Chuzzlewit - Ambiguously Whittington; David Copperfield; Memory and the Flow of Time; Bleak House - Passing the Bog; Great Expectations - Defining Estella; Our Mutual Friend - Reborn with Galatea; Eclectic Affinities.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819187406
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 274
  • ID: 9780819187406
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0819187402

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