Great expectations : complete, authoritative text with biographical and historical contexts, critical history, and essays from five contemporary critical perspectives / Charles Dickens ; edited by Janice Carlisle

Author(s): Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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Subjects: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Great expectations
England--Social life and customs--19th century--Fiction
Great expectations
Young men--England--Fiction
Dickens, Charles, Great expectations
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boston : Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press, c1996
Series: Case studies in contemporary criticism
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: xii, 641 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: About the Series
About This Volume
Introduction: Biographical and Historical Contexts 3
The Complete Text [1861 edition, collated with the 1868 Charles Dickens Edition] 23
A Critical History of Great Expectations 445
Repetition, Repression, and Return: The Plotting of Great Expectations / Peter Brooks 481
Two Commentaries on Great Expectations: From Deconstruction to Postcolonialism / Edward W. Said 518
"If He Should Turn to and Beat Her": Violence, Desire, and the Woman's Story in Great Expectations / Hilary Schor 541
Manual Conduct in Great Expectations / William A. Cohen 572
Is Pip Postmodern? Or, Dickens at the End of the Twentieth Century / Jay Clayton 606
Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms 625
About the Contributors 639
Additional Authors: Carlisle, Janice
Notes: LCCN: 95076721
ISBN: 0312127979 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0312080824 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references
OCLC Number: 33295950
ISBN/ISSN: 0312127979
0312080824