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Dickens and the invisible world : fairy tales, fantasy, and novel-making / Harry Stone.


Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1979] .
ISBN 9780253183668, 0253183669

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Subjects Children -- Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Children -- Books and reading.
Children's literature, English -- History and criticism.
Children's literature, English.
Contes de fées -- Histoire et critique.
Dickens, Charles <1812-1870> - Critique et interprétation.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Critique et interprétation.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Dickens, Charles.
England.
Erzähltechnik.
Fairy tales -- England -- History and criticism.
Fairy tales in literature.
Fairy tales.
Fantasmes dans la littérature.
Fantasy in literature.
Fiction -- Technique.
Great Britain.
Littérature de jeunesse -- Histoire et critique.
Märchen.
Roman.
Description xi, 370 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 352-360) and index.
Also issued online.
Summary Considers the ways in which fairy stories, folklore, dreams, myths, signs, and correspondences entered Dickens' imagination and shaped his fiction.
Contents Dickens, Cruikshank, and the sanctity of fairy tales: a prologue -- The fairy-tale heritage: "All ... as of yore ... infinite delights" -- Dickens' fabling mind: "A mist of fancy over well-remembered facts" -- From Pickwick to Chuzzlewit: fairy tales and the apprentice novels -- The Christmas books: "Giving nursery tales a higher form" -- Dombey and Son: the new fairy-tale method -- David Copperfield: the fairy-tale method perfected -- Great expectations: the factual matrix -- Great expectations: the fairy-tale transformed.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Geographic Area Great Britain
England
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4667593
(OCoLC)ocm04667593
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Stone, Harry, 1926-
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