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Other Dickens

Pickwick to Chuzzlewit

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Other Dickens by John Bowen

Book Description

In the first half of his career, Dickens wrote some of the most important novels of the nineteenth century, including The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, and Martin Chuzzlewit. They are exorbitant and transgressive books, with an inventive comic force unprecedented in the English novel. In this, the first full-length study for thirty years, John Bowen blends contemporary theory and historical awareness to argue that they are radical in both political and fictional terms. With a tactful use of contemporary critical theory, he shows how their often uncanny power disturbs and transforms our ways of understanding Dickens's work and his place in the history of the novel.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199261406
ISBN-10: 0199261407
Format: Paperback
(217mm x 139mm x 12mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 20-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author John Bowen

Barchester Towers by John Bowen Barchester Towers, Paperback (October 2014)

Barchester Towers (1857) was the book that made Trollope's reputation and it remains his most popular and enjoyable novel. The arrival of a new bishop in Barchester sets the town in turmoil: who will come out on top in the battle between the archdeacon, the bishop, Mr Slope, and Mrs Proudie?

Shipwright by John Bowen Shipwright, Hardback (May 2013)

An essential volume for dedicated ship modellers or budding enthusiasts, Shipwright focuses on all aspects of scratch-built model shipbuilding, restoration, archaeology and marine art complete with modelmakers' own photographs, archival plans, prints and artworks.

Phineas Redux by John Bowen Phineas Redux, Paperback (November 2011)

When Phineas Finn returns from Ireland to the parliamentary fray, his political advancement is complicated by his romantic relations with three powerful women; his very life is at stake when he is accused of murder. The fourth of Trollope's Palliser novels, Phineas Redux is a spellbinding achievement, and the first modern 'media' novel.

Shipwright, 2011 by John Bowen Shipwright, 2011, Hardback (November 2010)

The second edition of a new, full-colour annual focusing on all facets of 'scratch-built' model shipbuilding, as well as related articles on restoration, archaeology, historical research and marine art.

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Author Biography - John Bowen

Dr John Bowen is Lecturer in English, University of Keele.

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