As its startling and aggressive title suggests, Dickens Novels as Verse is no standard work of literary criticism. It is, in fact, altogether new and original. Jordan likens the experience of some of the great Dickens novels, particularly the later ones (namely, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations and Our Mutual Friend) to the experience of lyric verse. The point is not that Dickens novels could ever be mistaken for lyric poems, but that the experience of some of the best of Dickens's novels, despite their undoubted ...

Dickens Novels as Verse 2014, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Cranbury

ISBN-13: 9781611477283

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Dickens Novels as Verse 2012, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Cranbury

ISBN-13: 9781611475241

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