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The Magic Lantern

Representations of the Double in Dickens

By Maria Cristina Paganoni

© 2007 – Routledge

212 pages

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Paperback: 9781138878426
pub: 2015-06-08
Hardback: 9780415980128
pub: 2007-07-13

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The book provides an original investigation of the double trope as a central area of Dicken’s writings in their relation to Victorian culture, using this examination of the double to shed light on such issues as urban space and imperialism in the Victorian era.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Writing the Double 2. Double Characters 3. Dreamlands 4. Double Meanings

About the Author

Maria Cristina Paganoni is Researcher of English, Faculty of Political Science, University of Milan, Italy.

About the Series

Studies in Major Literary Authors

Studies in Major Literary Authors features outstanding scholarship on celebrated and neglected authors of both canonical and lesser-known texts.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh