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Charles Dickens's a Tale of Two Cities a Sourcebook: (Routledge Guides to Literature)

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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 contextual and critical material that surrounds the text.

Synopsis:

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.

Taking the form of a sourcebook, this guide to Dickens's dramatic novel offers:

  • extensive introductory comment on the contexts and many interpretations of the text, from publication to the present
  • annotated extracts from key contextual documents, reviews, critical works and the text itself
  • cross-references between documents and sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism
  • suggestions for further reading.

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' text.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415287609
Author:
Glancy, Ruth F.
Publisher:
Routledge
Credits:
Stephens, Richie
Credits:
Boothe, Ken
Subject:
History
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
France
Subject:
Dickens, Charles
Subject:
France History Revolution, 1789-1799.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Series:
Routledge Guides to Literature
Publication Date:
20060331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
174
Dimensions:
8.50x5.96x.57 in. .53 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 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.

Taking the form of a sourcebook, this guide to Dickens's dramatic novel offers:

  • extensive introductory comment on the contexts and many interpretations of the text, from publication to the present
  • annotated extracts from key contextual documents, reviews, critical works and the text itself
  • cross-references between documents and sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism
  • suggestions for further reading.

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' text.

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