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Smith, Karl Ashley

Dickens and the Unreal City

Smith, Karl Ashley - Dickens and the Unreal City, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: ‘A heap of broken images’
Karl Ashley Smith

2. ‘A revelation by which men are to guide themselves’: Dickens and Christian Theology
Karl Ashley Smith

3. ‘The debilitated old house in the city’: London as Haunted House
Karl Ashley Smith

4. ‘A great (and dirty) city’: London’s Dirt and the Terrors of Obscurity
Karl Ashley Smith

5. ‘Angel and devil by turns’: The Detective Figure in Bleak House
Karl Ashley Smith

6. ‘A road of ashes’: London’s Railway and the Providential Timetable
Karl Ashley Smith

7. ‘The secrets of the river’: The Thames within London
Karl Ashley Smith

8. ‘A dream of demon heads and savage eyes’: Dickens’s Metropolitan Crowd
Karl Ashley Smith

9. Conclusion: ‘What is the city over the mountains’
Karl Ashley Smith

Keywords: Literature, Fiction, History of Britain and Ireland, Modern History, Nineteenth-Century Literature, British and Irish Literature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
253 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230583252
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36074-1

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