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The Penguin Dickens Companion By Paul Davis

The Penguin Dickens Companion by Paul Davis

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A comprehensive companion, this contains articles on all Dickens' novels, synopses of the sketches and essays and an entry for each character. There are also biographical details of people in his life, discussions of themes in his work, literary criticism of his novels, background articles on crime and other contemporary issues such as slavery.

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The Penguin Dickens Companion by Paul Davis

A comprehensive reference book on the life and works of Charles Dickens. It includes entries on his novels, essays, sketches, poems and plays; the characters he created; his own life, family members, friends, places of work, residence & travel; contemporary novelists, journalists, publishers & actors; social themes of the day (the corn laws, poor law, chartism for example); and literary themes. Each novel has a synopsis and further reading recommendations. There are also articles on Dickens' encounter with Hans Christian Anderson and the mutual admiration felt between him and Dostoyevsky.

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