Great Expectations: The Victorian Literature: (With Audiobook Link) by Charles Dickens

Great Expectations: The Victorian Literature: (With Audiobook Link)

byCharles Dickens

Kobo ebook | January 31, 2014

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Great Expectations is Charles Dickens's thirteenth novel. It is his second novel, after David Copperfield, to be fully narrated in the first person. Great Expectations is a bildungsroman, or a coming-of-age novel, and it is a classic work of Victorian literature. It depicts the growth and personal development of an orphan named Pip. The novel was first published in serial form in Dickens's weekly periodical All the Year Round, from 1 December 1860 to August 1861. In October 1861, Chapman and Hall published the novel in three volumes.

Dickens originally intended Great Expectations to be twice as long, but constraints imposed by the management of All the Year Round limited the novel's length. Collected and dense, with a conciseness unusual for Dickens, the novel represents Dickens's peak and maturity as an author. According to G. K. Chesterton, Dickens penned Great Expectations in "the afternoon of [his] life and fame." It was the penultimate novel Dickens completed, preceding Our Mutual Friend.

Title:Great Expectations: The Victorian Literature: (With Audiobook Link)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:January 31, 2014Publisher:Unsecretbooks.comLanguage:English

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