Contemporary Dickens / edited by Eileen Gillooly and Deirdre David

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Subjects: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2009
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: xi, 315 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Dickens, secularism, and agency / George Levine 13
2. Dickens and the goods / Robert Newsom 35
3. The poverty of charity : Dickensian sympathy / Nancy Yousef 53
4. Uncanny gifts, strange contagion : allegory in The haunted man / John Bowen 75
5. Storied realities : language, narrative, and historical understanding / Richard H. Moye 93
6. So, this is Christmas / Joseph W. Childers 113
7. Green Dickens / Karen Chase, Michael Levenson 131
8. Commodity criticism and Victorian thing culture : the case of Dickens / Elaine Freedgood 152
9. Funny money / Tatiana M. Holway 169
10. Enumeration and exhaustion : taking inventory in The old curiosity shop / James Buzard 189
11. Paterfamilias / Eileen Gillooly 209
12. Reading with Buzfuz : Dickens, sexuality, interrogation / James Eli Adams 231
13. Little Dorrit's theater of rage / Deirdre David 245
14. The making of Dickens criticism / Deborah Epstein Nord 264
Bibliography 289
Notes on contributors 305
Index 309
Additional Authors: Gillooly, Eileen
David, Deirdre, 1934-
Notes: LCCN: 2008034051
ISBN: 0814202853 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780814202852 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-303) and index
Contents: Dickens, secularism, and agency / George Levine -- Dickens and the goods / Robert Newsom -- The poverty of charity : Dickensian sympathy / Nancy Yousef -- Uncanny gifts, strange contagion : allegory in The haunted man / John Bowen -- Storied realities : language, narrative, and historical understanding / Richard H. Moye -- So, this is Christmas / Joseph W. Childers -- Green Dickens / Karen Chase and Michael Levenson -- Commodity criticism and Victorian thing culture: the case of Dickens / Elaine Freedgood -- Funny money / Tatiana M. Holway -- Enumeration and exhaustion : taking inventory in The old curiosity shop / James Buzard -- Paterfamilias / Eileen Gillooly -- Reading with buzfuz : Dickens, sexuality, interrogation / James Eli Adams -- Little Dorrit's theater of rage / Deirdre David -- The making of Dickens criticism / Deborah Epstein Nord
OCLC Number: 237325316
ISBN/ISSN: 0814202853
9780814202852