Oliver Twist - Norton Critical Editions (Paperback)

by Charles Dickens, Fred Kaplan

Format: Paperback 622 pages

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This "New Norton Critical Edition" of "Oliver Twist" reprints the 1846 text, the last edition Dickens substantially revised. A section on background and sources focuses on The Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834, with source materials that include parliamentary debates and an accont of a riot. Twenty significant 20th-century interpretations of the book are included in the "Criticism" section, and the "Early Reviews" comprises eight witty reactions to the novel.

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Published
17/03/1993

Publisher
WW Norton & Co

ISBN
9780393962925


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