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Charles Dickens's a Tale of Two Cities a Sourcebook (Routledge Guides to Literature)by Ruth F. Glancy
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Since its publication in 1859, "A Tale of Two Cities "has remained the best-known fictional recreation of the French Revolution, and one of Charles Dickens's most exciting novels." A Tale of Two Cities "blends a moving love story with the familiar figures of the Revolution-Bastille prisoners, a starving Parisian mob, and an indolent aristocracy. <BR>Taking the form of a sourcebook, this guide to Dickens's dramatic novel offers: <BR>- extensive introductory comment on the contexts and many interpretations of the text, from publication to the present<BR>- annotated extracts from key contextual documents, reviews, critical works and the text itself<BR>- cross-references between documents and sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism <BR>- suggestions for further reading. <BR>Part of the "Routledge Guides to Literature" series, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of "A Tale of Two Cities"and seeking not only a guide to the novel, but a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds Dickens's text.
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