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Dickens the Craftsman: Strategies of Presentation Robert B. Partlow

Dickens the Craftsman: Strategies of Presentation

Robert B. Partlow

Published June 1st 1970
ISBN : 9780809304301
Hardcover
240 pages
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 About the Book 

June 1970 marks the centenary of the death of Charles Dickens, whose books are being read today with the same enthusiasm and delight that greeted their original publication. During his lifetime critics and reviewers recognized him as “a superbMoreJune 1970 marks the centenary of the death of Charles Dickens, whose books are being read today with the same enthusiasm and delight that greeted their original publication. During his lifetime critics and re­viewers recognized him as “a superb writer, certainly an artist, quite pos­sibly even a poet of the novel,” and since his death books and articles about his writings continue to rank him high as a literary craftsman.The contributors are: Harry Stone, San Fernando State College-Philip Collins, University of Leicester- Robert L. Patten, Rice University-James R. Kincaid, Ohio State University- Richard J. Dunn, University ofWashington- K.J. Fielding and A. W. Brice(coauthors of one of the essays),University of Edinburgh- Richard Stang, Washington University- Syl­vère Monod, the Sorbonne.Taken together, the contributions of this international group of scholars provide fresh and exciting readings of Dickens’s writings for all readers of his novels.