Dickens and modernity /

"The scale of the 2012 bicentenary celebrations of Dickens's birth is testimony to his status as one of the most globally popular literary authors the world has ever seen. Yet Dickens has also become associated in the public imagination with a particular version of the Victorian past and...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: John, Juliet, 1967-
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge [England] ; Rochester, N.Y. : D.S. Brewer, 2012.
Series:Essays and studies (London, England : 1950) ; v. 65.
Table of Contents:
  • The Dickens tape : affect and sound reproduction in The Chimes / Jay Clayton
  • Dickens, sexuality and the body ; or, Clock loving : Master Humphrey's queer objects of desire / Holly Furneaux
  • Texts, paratexts and 'E-texts' : the poetics of communication in Dickens's journalism / John Drew
  • Corpus stylistics : Dickens, text-drivenness and the fictional world / Michaela Mahlberg
  • Things, words, and the meaning of art / Juliet John
  • Dickens and the circus of modernity / Michael Hollington
  • The Oliver! phenomenon, or, 'Please, sir, we want more and more!' / Joss Marsh and Carrie Sickmann
  • 'Wow! she's a lesbian. Got to be!' : re-reading/re-viewing Dickens and neo-Victorianism on the BBC / Kim Edwards Keates
  • Out of place : David Copperfield's irresolvable geographies / Dominic Rainsford
  • Afterword: The 2012 bicentenary / Florian Schweizer.