"Great Expectations" (New Casebooks)

"Great Expectations" (New Casebooks)

By: Roger D. Sell (editor)Paperback

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This New Casebook contains an introduction which connects old fashioned topics of literary criticism, such as Dickens's characters and his comic plotting, with recent developments in literary theory. Twelve of the most representative recent critiques of Great Expectations are presented.

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Acknowledgements - General Editors' Preface - Introduction; R.D.Sell - Beating and Cringing:Great Expectations; A.L.French - Taming to Improve: Dickens and the Women in Great Expectations;L.Frost - Great Expiations: Dickens and the Betrayal of the Child; J.Rawlins - Repetition, Repression, and Return:Great Expectations and the Study of Plot; P.Brooks - Pip and the Victorian Idea of the Gentleman; R.Gilmour - Prison-Bound: Dickens and Foucault; J.Tambling - Stories Present and Absent in Great Expectations;E.Hara - The Imaginary and the Symbolic in Great Expectations; S.Connor - Reading for the Character and Reading for the Progression:John Wemmick and Great Expectations: J.Phelan - Great Expectations as Romantic Irony; A.Sadrin - Gothic Plot in Great Expectations; T.Loe - A Re-vision of Miss Havisham: Her Expectations and Our Responses; L.Raphael - Further Reading - Notes on Contributors - Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/10/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780333546079
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780333546079
  • weight: 347
  • ISBN10: 0333546075

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