This volume presents a global reading of Dicken's work. It closely analyzes five of Dicken's novels--Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Bleak House, Little Dorrit, and Great Expectations. Emphasis is on the moral vision and the imaginative splendor that spring from Dickens's struggle with the stresses of abandonment.

Dickens: The Orphan Condition 1999, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

ISBN-13: 9780838637753