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Upon its publication in 1857, Little Dorrit immediately outsold any of Dickenss previous books. The story of William Dorrit, imprisoned for debt in Marshalsea Prison, and his daughter and helpmate, Amy, or Little Dorrit, the novel charts the progress of the Dorrit family from poverty to riches. In his Introduction, David Gates argues that “intensity of imagination is the gift from which Dickenss other great attributes derive: his eye and ear, his near-universal empathy, his ability to entertain both a sense of the ridiculous and a sense of ultimate significance.”

This Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the text of the 1857 edition.

Synopsis:

Dickens's late masterpiece tells the story of William Dorrit, imprisoned for debt, and his daughter and helpmate, Amy, or Little Dorrit. Taken from the 1857 single-volume Bradbury and Evans edition, this edition includes new endnotes and thirty-nine illustrations by H. K. Browne.

About the Author

David Gates is the author of the novels Jernigan and Preston Falls and a collection of short stories, The Wonders of the Invisible World. He writes for Newsweek and teaches at the New School for Social Research and Hunter College. He lives in Brooklyn and in Washington County, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375759147
Introduction:
Gates, David
Author:
Gates, David
Introduction by:
Gates, David
Introduction:
Gates, David
Illustrator:
Browne, H. K.
Author:
Browne, H. K.
Author:
Dickens, Charles
Author:
Gates, David
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
England
Subject:
London
Subject:
Prisons
Subject:
Fathers and daughters
Subject:
Inheritance and succession
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Children of prisoners
Subject:
Debt, Imprisonment for
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
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Subject:
fiction;19th century;classic;novel;classics;dickens;victorian;literature;england;british;english literature;charles dickens;british literature;english;london;prison;classic literature;poverty;romance;1850s;victorian literature;19th century literature;19th
Subject:
fiction;19th century;classic;novel;classics;dickens;victorian;literature;england;british;english literature;charles dickens;british literature;english;london;prison;classic literature;poverty;romance;1850s;victorian literature;19th century literature;19th
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Classics
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
20020331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
39 BandW ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
912
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 1.17 in 1.35 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Dickens's late masterpiece tells the story of William Dorrit, imprisoned for debt, and his daughter and helpmate, Amy, or Little Dorrit. Taken from the 1857 single-volume Bradbury and Evans edition, this edition includes new endnotes and thirty-nine illustrations by H. K. Browne.
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