Hard Times (Fourth Edition) (Norton Critical Editions)
Publish Date: 2016-08-22
Author: Charles Dickens
An excellent collection of critical and social commentary that will help to make Dickens image of Victorian England meaningful to all students. John Howard Wilson, Dakota Wesleyan University
This Norton Critical Edition includes: - Sylvere Monods superbly edited text, based on the 1854 edition and accompanied by Fred Kaplans expanded annotations. - Fourteen illustrations from 1854 to circa 1890. - Contextual pieces by social critics and theorists of Dickens time that give readers outstanding examples of views on industrialism, education, and utilitarianism in the nineteenth century. - Eight new critical essays by Paulette Kidder, David M. Levy, Christopher Barnes, Theodore Dalrymple, Christina Lupton, Efraim Sicher, Nils Clausson, and Kent Greenfield and John E. Nilsson. - A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography.