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Bleak House

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $7.99

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 1997

Edition: Wordsworth Classics

Seller ID: 9781853260827

ISBN: 1853260827

Condition: New


With an Introduction and Notes by Doreen Roberts, University of Kent at Canterbury. Illustrations by Hablot K. Browne (Phiz). Bleak House is one of Dickens' finest achievements, establishing his reputation as a serious and mature novelist, as well as a brilliant comic writer. It is at once a complex mystery story that fully engages the reader in the work of detection, and an unforgettable indictment of an indifferent society. Its representations of a great city's underworld, and of the law's corruption and delay, draw upon the author's personal knowledge and experience. But it is his symbolic ... View more info

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Great Expectations : Norton Critical Editions

By: Charles Dickens and Edgar Rosenberg

Price: $33.95

Publisher: USA, W. W. Norton and Company: 1999

Seller ID: 9780393960693

ISBN: 0393960692

Condition: New


This Norton Critical Edition, edited by Edgar Rosenberg, the pioneer of Great Expectations scholarship, presents the most thorough textual edition of the novel (1861) available. The newly established text is based on all extant materials and is accompanied by several textual essays. "Backgrounds" provides readers with an understanding of Great Expectations's inception and internal chronology. A discussion of the public-reading version of the novel is also included. A wonderfully rich "Contexts" section collects thirteen pieces, centering on the novel’s major themes: the link between auth... View more info