Dickens and the grown-up child / Malcolm Andrews

Author(s): Andrews, Malcolm
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Subjects: Children in literature
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870--Criticism and interpretation
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870--Characters--Children
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c1994
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
Pt. I. Childhood and Maturity
1. The Idea of Childhood: A Genealogy 9
2. The Savage, the Child and the Caves of Ignorance 27
3. 'The Birthplace of his Fancy' 41
4. 'Where We Stopped Growing' 57
Pt. II. The Crown-up Child
5. Grown-up Children in the Novels 73
6. Christmas and Rejuvenation 97
7. Dombey and Son: The New-Fashioned Man and the Old-Fashioned Child 112
8. David Copperfield - 1: Children and the Childlike 135
9. David Copperfield - 2: The Trials of Maturity 149
10. Childhood as Counterculture 172
Appendix A: 'Dullborough' 183
Appendix B: 'Where We Stopped Growing' 193
Notes and References 199
Index 209
Notes: LCCN: 93061155
ISBN: 0877454493
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-207) and index
Physical Description: ix, 214 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 31232631
ISBN/ISSN: 0877454493

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