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Dickens, Charles - Great Expectations, e-bok

Great Expectations

Dickens, Charles


Considered by many to be Dicken's finest novel, "Great Expectations" traces the growth of the book's narrator, Philip Pirrip (Pip), from a boy of shallow dreams to a man with depth of character. From its famous dramatic opening on the bleak Kentish marshes,…

Dickens, Charles - A Tale of Two Cities, e-bok

A Tale of Two Cities

Dickens, Charles


After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the aging Dr Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable…

Krawczyk-Żywko, Lucyna - Victorian Detectives in Contemporary Culture, e-bok

Victorian Detectives in Contemporary Culture

Krawczyk-Żywko, Lucyna


Table of contents
1. Beyond Sherlock Holmes: An Introduction
Lucyna Krawczyk-Żywko
2. Inspector Bucket: A Dickensian Detective
Justyna Jajszczok
3. Sergeant Cuff and Spectacles of Detective Intrusion in The Moonstone and Its Adaptations
Jacek Mydla
4. Edmund Reid and the Representation of the Middle

Murail, Estelle - Dickens and the Virtual City, e-bok

Dickens and the Virtual City

Murail, Estelle


Table of contents
Part I. Introduction
1. Dickensian Counter-Mapping, Overlaying, and Troping: Producing the Virtual City
Estelle Murail, Sara Thornton
Part II. Counter-Mapping: The New Information Maps of Dickens
2. The Railway and the River: Conduits of Dickens’ Imaginary City
Ben Moore
3. Re-envisioning

Paroissien, David - A Companion to Charles Dickens, e-bok

A Companion to Charles Dickens

Paroissien, David


Puts Dickens’s work into its literary, historical, and social contexts Traces the development of Dickens’s career as a journalist and novelist Includes original essays by leading Dickensian scholars on each of Dickens’s fifteen novels Explores a broad

Grossman, Julie - Adaptation in Visual Culture, e-bok

Adaptation in Visual Culture

Grossman, Julie


Table of contents
Part I. Rethinking the Field
1. Film Novelization
Constantine Verevis
2. What Can Adaptation Studies Learn from Fan Studies?
Laurence Raw
3. The Task of the Adaptation Critic
Glenn Jellenik
4. Mind the Gaps
Thomas Leitch
5. Continuation, Adaptation Studies, and the Never-Finished