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Other Dickens

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In the first half of his career, Dickens wrote some of the most important novels of the nineteenth century, including The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, and Martin Chuzzlewit. They are exorbitant and transgressive books, with an inventive comic force unprecedented in the English novel. In this, the first full-length study for thirty years, John Bowen blends contemporary theory and historical awareness to argue that they are radical in both political and fictional terms. With a tactful use of contemporary critical theory, he shows how their often uncanny power disturbs and transforms our ways of understanding Dickens's work and his place in the history of the novel.

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Author(s):
John Bowen
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2001 reprint
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0198185065
ISBN-13:
9780198185062
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

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In the first half of his career, Dickens wrote some of the most important novels of the nineteenth century, including The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, and Martin Chuzzlewit. They are exorbitant and transgressive books, with an inventive comic force unprecedented in the English novel. In this, the first full-length study for thirty years, John Bowen blends contemporary theory and historical awareness to argue that they are radical in both political and fictional terms. With a tactful use of contemporary critical theory, he shows how their often uncanny power disturbs and transforms our ways of understanding Dickens's work and his place in the history of the novel.

Previous owner's bookplate on inside cover

Author(s):
John Bowen
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2001 reprint
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0198185065
ISBN-13:
9780198185062
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

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