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Additional Resources for Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

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Robert Barnard, Imagery and Theme in the Novels of Dickens, Humanities Press, 1974.

Includes valuable discuss1ons of the images and themes that Dickens pursues in his novels, including Great Expectations.

Mary Lamberton Becker, Introducing Charles Dickens, Dodd, 1940.

This biography contains the story of Dickens' late life encounter with a boy who, like himself in his youth, holds dreams of someday becoming the master of Gad's Hill.

Jerome Hamilton Buckley, Season of youth: The Bildungsroman from Dickens to Golding, Harvard University Press, 1974.

Provides an important discussion of Great Expectations in the tradition of the Bildungsroman, a type of novel that focuses on the coming of age of a major character.

G. K. Chesterton, Charles Dickens, 22nd edition, Methuen, 1949.

Besides "The Boyhood of Dickens" in Chapter 2, an excellent commentary on the lowbrow character of some highbred gentlemen (168) and "The Alleged Optimism of Dickens" in Chapter 11.

William Ross Clark, editor...

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