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The Resource Charles Dickens's Great expectations, edited & with an introduction by Harold Bloom

Charles Dickens's Great expectations, edited & with an introduction by Harold Bloom

Label
Charles Dickens's Great expectations
Title
Charles Dickens's Great expectations
Statement of responsibility
edited & with an introduction by Harold Bloom
Title variation
Great expectations
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an overview of the novel, featuring a biographical sketch of the English author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical and analytical views of the work
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.8
Index
index present
LC call number
PR4560
LC item number
.G687 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bloom, Harold
Series statement
Bloom's guides
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Dickens, Charles
Label
Charles Dickens's Great expectations, edited & with an introduction by Harold Bloom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-109) and index
Contents
The story behind the story -- List of characters -- Summary and analysis -- Critical views -- George Bernard Shaw on the unamiable Estella and Pip as function of class snobbery -- George Orwell on Magwitch and the Pantomime of the wicked uncle -- Peter Brooks on the beginning and ending: Pip before plot and beyond plot -- Dorothy Van Ghent on the century of progress, Dickens's use of the pathetic fallacy, and Pip's "Identity of Things" -- Julian Moynahan on Pip's aggressive ambition and the Dark doubles Orlick and Drummle -- Goldie Morgentaler on Darwin and money as determinant -- Christopher D. Morris on narration and Pip's moral bad faith -- Joseph A. Hynes on star, garden, and firelight imagery -- Ann B. Dobie on surrealism and stream-of-consciousness -- Nina Auerbach on Dickens and the evolution of the eighteenth-century orphan -- Stephen Newman on Jaggers and Wemmick: Two windows on little Britain -- Jay Clayton on Great Expectations as a foreshadowing of postmodernism -- Edward W. Said on Australia, British Imperialism, and Dickens's Victorian businessmen -- Works by Charles Dickens
Control code
ocm55948184
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
120 p.
Isbn
9780791081686
Lccn
2004015305
System control number
(OCoLC)55948184
Label
Charles Dickens's Great expectations, edited & with an introduction by Harold Bloom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-109) and index
Contents
The story behind the story -- List of characters -- Summary and analysis -- Critical views -- George Bernard Shaw on the unamiable Estella and Pip as function of class snobbery -- George Orwell on Magwitch and the Pantomime of the wicked uncle -- Peter Brooks on the beginning and ending: Pip before plot and beyond plot -- Dorothy Van Ghent on the century of progress, Dickens's use of the pathetic fallacy, and Pip's "Identity of Things" -- Julian Moynahan on Pip's aggressive ambition and the Dark doubles Orlick and Drummle -- Goldie Morgentaler on Darwin and money as determinant -- Christopher D. Morris on narration and Pip's moral bad faith -- Joseph A. Hynes on star, garden, and firelight imagery -- Ann B. Dobie on surrealism and stream-of-consciousness -- Nina Auerbach on Dickens and the evolution of the eighteenth-century orphan -- Stephen Newman on Jaggers and Wemmick: Two windows on little Britain -- Jay Clayton on Great Expectations as a foreshadowing of postmodernism -- Edward W. Said on Australia, British Imperialism, and Dickens's Victorian businessmen -- Works by Charles Dickens
Control code
ocm55948184
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
120 p.
Isbn
9780791081686
Lccn
2004015305
System control number
(OCoLC)55948184

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