OLIVER TWIST

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A critical edition of “Oliver Twist” which reprints the 1846 text – the last edition Dickens substantially revised. It provides background and source material which focuses on the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act; significant 20th century interpretations of the novel; and witty early reactions to it.


ISBN: 039396292X
Publisher: VIVA BOOKS
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Author: CHARLES DICKENS

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039396292X

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2004

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610

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Fred Kaplan is Distinguished Professor of English at both Queens College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York. A biographer and literary scholar, he is the author of the critically acclaimed Gore Vidal: A Biography, Henry James, The Imagination of Genius, and Charles Dickens: A Biography. His Thomas Carlyle, A Biography was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

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