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Charles Dickens By Grahame Smith

Charles Dickens by Grahame Smith

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Summary

This study of Dickens's career as a professional writer uses a range of material to describe and analyze the ways in which his work can be seen as a form of literary production. Smith focuses on the communal nature of Dickens's achievement in his struggles with publishers, the expectations of a vast public, and the demands of serialization.

Charles Dickens Summary

Charles Dickens: A Literary Life by Grahame Smith

This study of Dickens's career as a professional writer uses a range of material to describe and analyze the ways in which his work can be seen as a form of literary production. It thus offers a challenge to traditional accounts which stress the private nature of Dickens's genius. Smith focuses on the communal nature of Dickens's achievement in his struggles with publishers, the expectations of a vast public, and the demands of serialization.

About Grahame Smith

Grahame Smith is Professor of English Studies, University of Stirling.


Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations - Acknowledgements - Chronology - Epigraph - Authorship and Literary Production - Publishers and Serialization - Dickens's Reading - Periodicals, Journalism and the Literary Essay - Theatre and Popular Entertainment - Dickens's Public: Adulation and Constraint - Dickens and Social Institutions - Great Expectations: Literary Career and Literary Text - Notes - Index

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GOR001873160
9780333557198
0333557190
Charles Dickens: A Literary Life by Grahame Smith
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
1996-03-08
190
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