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By John Glavin

ISBN-10: 0521032377

ISBN-13: 9780521032377

ISBN-10: 0521633222

ISBN-13: 9780521633222

After Dickens is either a performative interpreting of Dickens the novelist and an exploration of the opportunity of adaptive functionality of the novels themselves. John Glavin conducts a ancient inquiry into Dickens's dating to the theatre and theatricality of his personal time, and uncovers a way more ambivalent, usually adverse, courting than has hitherto been spotted. during this context, Dickens's novels might be obvious as a sort of counter-performance, one that may permit the writer to accomplish with out being obvious or scrutinized. yet Glavin additionally identifies a wealthy performative strength in Dickens's fiction, and describes new how you can level that fiction in emotionally strong, significantly acute variations. The ebook as a complete, as a result, bargains a analyzing of Dickens via an strange alliance among literary feedback and theatrical performance.

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