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Physiognomy of Capital in Charles Dickens : An Essay in Dialectical Criticism :  An Essay in Dialectical Criticism - Hye-Joon Yoon

Physiognomy of Capital in Charles Dickens : An Essay in Dialectical Criticism

An Essay in Dialectical Criticism

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A materialist approach to the fictions of Charles Dickens based on a reading-in of the historical background, creative application of Walter Benjamin's methodology, as well as a re-reading the philological core of the minor works.

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Foreword
Preface
Introduction: Dialectics, Capital, and Dickensp. 3
Dialectics in the Capital City
The Metropolitan Street and its Wondersp. 31
Districts, Types, Classesp. 57
The Reified Interiorp. 83
Movements of Capital and the Dickensian Plotp. 109
Dickens in the Relations of Production
The Production of Dickens: A Structural Analysisp. 137
The Uncommercial Traveller: Towards a Physiognomy of Dickensp. 163
Physiognomy of Capital in Three Novels
Dombey and Son: Capital Personifiedp. 195
Little Dorrit: Dialectical Images of Capitalp. 223
Our Mutual Friend: Capital's Relationsp. 251
Conclusion: Dickens and Historyp. 283
Notesp. 297
Bibliographyp. 323
Indexp. 339
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ISBN: 9781573092180
ISBN-10: 1573092185
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 364
Published: March 1998
Publisher: INTL SCHOLARS PUBN
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.45