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Excess and Restraint in the Novels of Charles Dickens

by John Kucich

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens, Georgia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Kucich.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4588 .K8 1981
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination283 p. ;
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4255905M
    ISBN 100820305766
    LC Control Number81001286

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Dickens had a firsthand look at the legal system when he worked as a law clerk. Sadly, he didn't like what he saw. A Tale of Two Cities. A play, The Frozen Deep, was the inspiration for A Tale of Two Cities. In Not only did.