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Dickens's widely read satirical account of the Industrial Revolution.

Dickens creates the Victorian industrial city of Coketown, in northern England, and its unforgettable citizens, such as the unwavering utilitarian Thomas Gradgrind and the factory owner Josiah Bounderby, and the result is his famous critique of capitalist philosophy, the exploitative force he believed was destroying human creativity and joy. This edition includes new notes to the text.

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About the Author

Philip Collins is the author of Dickens aria Crime and Dickens and Education, and the editor of volumes of interviews with Dickens and Thackeray. He was formerly Emeritus Professor of English at Leicester University.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307950550
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication Date:
20120117
Author:
Dickens, Charles
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
320

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