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Charles Dickens Great Expectations - Essays, Articles, Reviews

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ISBN-10: 0231119259

ISBN-13: 9780231119252

Edition: 2000

Authors: Nicolas Tredell

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Surveying the key debates about a novel which has provoked an immensely rich critical response, the extracts and essays included here examine Great Expectations in structural, symbolic, social, political, psychological, and sexual terms, relating the novel to its own time and to a range of twentieth-century theoretical perspectives. Exploring secondary sources, from initial reviews in the 1860s to the most up-to-date critiques of the 1990s, the Guide is an essential resource for the study of one of Dickens's most complex works.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/31/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.19" wide x 7.74" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Early Expectations: Reviews 1861-62
Expectations Lost and Found: 1870-1949
Expanding Expectations: The 1950s
Consolidating Expectations: The 1960s and 1970s
Upsetting Expectations: The 1980s
Exceeding Expectations: The 1990s
The Original Ending of Great Expectations
Chapter Equivalents for the Clarendon Edition