Charles Dickens: A Literary Life - Literary Lives (Paperback)Grahame Smith (author)
Paperback 190 Pages / Published: 08/03/1996
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This study of Dickens's career as a professional writer uses a range of material to describe and analyze the ways in which his work can be seen as a form of literary production. It thus offers a challenge to traditional accounts which stress the private nature of Dickens's genius. Smith focuses on the communal nature of Dickens's achievement in his struggles with publishers, the expectations of a vast public, and the demands of serialization.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 190
Weight: 267 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 14 mm
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