Charles Dickens and the image of woman / David Holbrook

Author(s): Holbrook, David
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Subjects: Women and literature--Great Britain--History--19th century
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870--Characters--Women
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : New York University Press, c1993
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: Introduction 1
1. Bleak House: The Dead Baby and the Psychic Inheritance 27
2. Religion, Sin, and Shame 55
3. Little Dorrit, Little Doormat 70
4. At the Heart of the Marshalsea 83
5. Great Expectations: A Radical Ambiguity about What One May Expect 126
6. Finding One Another's Reality: Lizzie Hexam and Her Love Story in Our Mutual Friend 147
7. Dickens's Own Relationships with Women 164
Bibliography 177
Index 181
Notes: LCCN: 92033074
ISBN: 0814734839 (acid-free paper) :$35.00
Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-179) and index
Physical Description: 194 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 26673174
ISBN/ISSN: 0814734839

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