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Dickens and the Children of Empire examines the themes of childhood and empire throughout Dickens' oeuvre. The prestigious group of contributors initiate and extend debates on the subjects of post-colonialism, literature of the child and present childhood as an apt metaphor for the colonized subject in Dickens' work.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333770443
ISBN-10: 0333770447
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 12mm)
Pages: 221
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 11-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Wendy S. Jacobson

BILL ASHCROFT Lecturer, University of New South Wales, Sydney MURRAY BAUMGARTEN Founding Director of the Dickens Project and Lecturer at Santa Cruz campus, University of California JOHN BOWEN Lecturer in English, Keele University ANTHONY CHENNELLS Researcher and Author KATE FLINT Reader in English, University of Oxford CATHERINE GALLAGHER Eggers Professor of English Literature, University of California, Berkeley JAMES R. KINCAID Author ROBERT E. LOUGY Lecturer, Pennsylvania State University GREENWELL MATSIKA Lecturer, University of the North in South Africa, Zimbabwe LILLIAN NAYDER Associate Professor of English, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine CATHERINE ROBSON Assistant Professor of English, University of California, Davis GRAHAME SMITH Professor of English Studies, University of Stirling MALVERN VAN WYK SMITH Professor of English, Rhodes University, South Africa