Hard Times

Hard Times

An Authoritative Text Backgrounds, Sources, and Contemporary Reactions Criticism

Book - 1966
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By 1854, when Hard Times was published, Charles Dickens' magisterial progress as a writer had come to incorporate a many-sided, coherent vision of English society, both as it was and as he wished it to be. Hard Times. a classic Dickensian story of redemption set in a North of England town beset by industrialism, everywhere benefits from this vision - in the trenchancy of its satire, in its sweeping indignation at social injustice, and in the persistent humanity with which its author enlivens his largest and smallest incidents.
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton, c1966.
Edition: A Norton critical ed.
ISBN: 9780393096392
0393096394
Characteristics: xiii, 378 p. ;,22 cm.

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