Bloom's Major Novelists Essay

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 112-118) and index.Summary A comprehensive research and study guide for several novels by Charles Dickens, including plot summaries, thematic analyses, lists of characters, and critical views.Contents Biography of Charles Dickens -- [pt. 1]. Plot summary of Great expectations -- List of characters in Great expectations -- Critical views on Great expectations: -- Sylvére Monod on the morality of the novel -- Julian Moynahan on Pip as Dickens's most complex hero -- Harry ...view middle of the document...

2]. Plot summary of Bleak House -- List of characters in Bleak House -- Critical views on Bleak House: -- J. Hillis Miller on the theme of interpretation in the novel -- Virginia Blain on Esther's "Sexual Taint" -- Christine Van Boheemen-Saaf on the novel as Victorian family romance -- Harold Bloom on the novel as canonical -- Laura Fasick on the diseased body in the novel -- [pt. 3]. Plot summary of David Copperfield -- List of characters in David Copperfield -- Critical views on David Copperfield: -- Charles Dickens on the novel -- Mowbray Morris on Dickens's fancy -- William Samuel Lilly on the sober veracity of the novel -- Algernon Charles Swinburne on the novel as masterpiece -- Stanley Friedman on the model for Uriah Heep -- [pt.3]. Plot summary of A tale of two cities -- List of characters in A tale of two cities -- Critical views on A tale of two cities: John Gross on Carton and Darnay -- Earle Davis on Carlyle's influence on Dickens -- Robert Alter on violence in the novel -- Edwin M. Eigner on Darney as a revolutionary hero -- J.M. Rignall on the contradictory nature of the novel -- Ruth Glancy on Lucy Manette -- Tom Lloyd on Madame Defarge.

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