Charles Dickens, a man so representative of his age as to have become considered synonymous with it, demands to be read in context. This book illuminates the worlds - social, political, economic and artistic - in which Dickens worked. Dickens's professional life encompassed work as a novelist, journalist, editor, public reader and passionate advocate of social reform. This volume offers a detailed treatment of Dickens in each of these roles, exploring the central features of Dickens's age, work and legacy, and uncovering ...

Charles Dickens in Context 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107698215

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Charles Dickens in Context 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521887007