Dickens and the Popular Radical Imagination
By (author) Sally Ledger
Normal Price: $170.00
Your Price: $153.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $17.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $7.65 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Dickens and the Popular Radical Imagination by Sally Ledger
Book DescriptionThe relationship between the work of Charles Dickens and popular literature has often been noted, but the extent to which his fiction and journalism were rooted in, and continued to respond to, the popular radical culture of his time had so far been unexplored. Sally Ledger traces the influence of Regency radicals, such as William Hone and William Cobbett, and mid-century radical writers, such as Douglas Jerrold and the Chartists Ernest Jones and G. W. M. Reynolds. She offers substantial readings of works from Pickwick to Little Dorrit, arguing that Dickens's populism bridged eighteenth- and nineteenth-century conceptions of the 'popular', the first identified with the political idea of 'the People', the second identified with a mass-market 'populace' that emerged during Dickens's career. Richly illustrated, this study also uncovers the resonance between Dickens's writings and popular graphic art by George Cruikshank, Robert Seymour, C. J. Grant and others.
Buy Dickens and the Popular Radical Imagination book by Sally Ledger from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521845779
(228mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 22-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sally Ledger
Charles Dickens in Context, Paperback (October 2013)
This book illuminates the worlds - social, political, economic and artistic - in which Dickens lived and worked.
Dickens and the Popular Radical Imagination, Paperback (March 2010)
Sally Ledger offers substantial readings of the influences of radical writers on works from Pickwick to Little Dorrit.
Fin de Siecle, Paperback (October 2000)
Dealing with the cultural history of the Fin de Siecle, this is an anthology of non-literary writings from 1880-1900. It includes sections on Degeneration, Outcast London, The Metropolis, The New Woman, Literary Debates, The New Imperialism, Socialism, Anarchism, Scientific Naturalism, Psychology, Psychical Research, Sexology, and Racial Science.
Cultural Politics at the Fin de Siecle, Paperback (February 1995)» View all books by Sally Ledger
This book considers the ways in which current conflicts of 'race', class, and gender have their roots in the 1890s.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Dickens and the Popular Radical Imagination book by Sally Ledger and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Sally Ledger
Sally Ledger is Professor of Nineteenth-Century Literature at Birkbeck, University of London.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.