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Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens

Oliver Twist

By: Charles Dickens, George Cruickshank (Illustrator), Ella Westland (Introduction by), Dr. Keith Carabine (Editor)

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Published: September 1995
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Contains many Dickensian themes - poverty, desperation, fear, temptation and the eventual triumph of good in the face of adversity. This book features some of the characters, such as Oliver himself (Who dares to ask for more), the tyrannical Bumble, the diabolical Fagin, the menacing Bill Sykes, Nancy and 'the Artful Dodger'. Includes introduction and notes by Dr Ella Westland, University of Exeter and Illustrations by George Cruickshank. Dickens had already achieved renown with "The Pickwick Papers". With "Oliver Twist" his reputation was enhanced and strengthened. This novel contains many classic Dickensian themes - grinding poverty, desperation, fear, temptation and the eventual triumph of good in the face of great adversity. "Oliver Twist" features some of the author's most enduring characters, such as Oliver himself (Who dares to ask for more), the tyrannical Bumble, the diabolical Fagin, the menacing Bill Sykes, Nancy and 'the Artful Dodger'.

Introduction
Chronology of Dickens's Life and Work
Historical Context of Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist
Notes Interpretive
Notes Critical
Excerpts Questions for Discussion
Suggestions for the Interested Reader
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781853260124
ISBN-10: 1853260126
Series: Wadsworth Collection
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: September 1995
Dimensions (cm): 20.6 x 12.3  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.26