Who's Who in Dickens by Donald HawesWho's Who in Dickens by Donald Hawes

Who's Who in Dickens

byDonald HawesEditorDonald Hawes

Hardcover | March 20, 1998

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Who's Who in Dickensis an accessible guide to the many characters in Charles Dickens' fiction. Dickens' characters are strikingly portrayed and have become a vital part of our cultural heritage - Scrooge has become a by-word for stinginess, Uriah Heep for unctuousness. From the much loved Oliver Twist to the fact-grubbing Mr Gradgrind, the obstinate Martin Chuzzlewit to the embittered Miss Havisham, this book covers the famous and lesser known characters in Dickens.
Who's Who in Dickensprovides:
* an easy-to-use A-Z layout
* physical and psychological profiles of the characters
* a critical look at his characters by past and present influential commentators
* a list of characters and works in which they have appeared
* over forty illustrations of major characters drawn by Dickens' contemporaries
Donald Hawes has taught in schools and at the University of Westminster and the University of North London. He is presently a visiting lecturer at the University of Westminster and the Open University. He is co-author ofThackeray: The Critical Heritage, co-editor ofVillette, and editor of volumes ofPendennis, Henry EsmondandBarnaby Rud...
Title:Who's Who in DickensFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.9 inPublished:March 20, 1998Publisher:Routledge

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415136040

ISBN - 13:9780415136044

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Editorial Reviews

"Hawe's enthusiasm for Dicken's characters is contagious - it is hard not to be charmed by a scholar whose main worry is that he has "omitted [someone's] favourite character.""
-Dickens Quarterly
"Hawes's enthusiasm for Dickens's characters is contagious- it is hard not to be charmed by a scholar whose main worry is that he has "omitted [someone's] favourite character.."
-Timothy A. Spurgin