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The world of Charles Dickens

Angus Wilson

The world of Charles Dickens

by Angus Wilson

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Angus Wilson.
    SeriesA Studio book
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21589618M
    ISBN 100670785768

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    Explore English novelist Charles Dickens's early Victorian era and literature with Clifton Fadiman Clifton Fadiman examining the inspiration Charles Dickens's work took from the milieu of Victorian England, with its startling contrasts of morality and hypocrisy, splendour and squalor, prosperity and poverty. This video is a production of. Get this from a library! Charles Dickens. [Harold Maltz; Miriam Maltz;] -- This book presents twenty-one essays on the life and writings of Charles Dickens, a nineteenth-century .

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