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Charles Dickens

English · Hardback

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Charles Dickens is without doubt a literary giant. The most widely read author of his own generation, his works remain incredibly popular and important today. Often seen as the quintessential Victorian novelist, his texts convey perhaps better than any others the drive for wealth and progress and the social contrasts that characterised the Victorian era. His works are widely studied throughout the world both as literary masterpieces and as classic examples of the nineteenth century novel. Combining a biographical approach with close reading of the novels, Donald Hawes offers an illuminating portrait of Dickens as a writer and insight into his life and times. Thisbook will provide a short, lively but sophisticated introduction to Dickens''s work and the personal and social context in which it was written.>

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Authors Donald Hawes, Professor Donald Hawes
Publisher Bloomsbury Academic
 
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 13.03.2007
 
EAN 9780826489630
ISBN 978-0-8264-8963-0
No. of pages 176
Series Writers Lives
Writers Lives
Writers Lives S.
Subjects Humanities, art, music > History
Non-fiction book > Art, literature > Biographies, autobiographies

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