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This is the first edition to make full use of discarded and canceled passages, as well as Dickens's surviving working notes and proofs. The new material reveals the strain imposed on Dickens by the unexpected demands of weekly serialization. This is most obvious as he approaches the death of

Little Nell, in whose fate both he and his readers became emotionally involved.

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This is the first edition to make full use of discarded and canceled passages, as well as Dickens's surviving working notes and proofs. The new material reveals the strain imposed on Dickens by the unexpected demands of weekly serialization. This is most obvious as he approaches the death of Little Nell, in whose fate both he and his readers became emotionally involved.

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THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP

Appendices: A Additional apparatus; B Dickens's number plans and memoranda; C Weekly and monthly parts of Master Humphrey's Clock; D Distribution of MS among compositors; E Preface to Master Humphrey's Clock, vol. I; F Preface to the Cheap (1848), Library (1858), and Charles Dickens (1867) Editions; G 'Master Humphrey from his Clock Side in the Chimney Corner'; H Variant issues of The Old Curiosity Shop; I The descriptive headlines added in 1867; J Finding list of illustrations; K Little Nell on stage

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198124931
Author:
Dickens, Charles
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Brennan, Elizabeth M.
Author:
Brennan, Elizabeth M.
Location:
Oxford England :
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature | 19th C
Subject:
Gamblers
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
England
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series:
Clarendon Dickens
Series Volume:
104-742
Publication Date:
19980231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
82 b/w illus.
Pages:
734
Dimensions:
5.9 x 8.6 x 1.9 in 2.356 lb

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"Synopsis" by , This is the first edition to make full use of discarded and canceled passages, as well as Dickens's surviving working notes and proofs. The new material reveals the strain imposed on Dickens by the unexpected demands of weekly serialization. This is most obvious as he approaches the death of Little Nell, in whose fate both he and his readers became emotionally involved.
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