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Dickens and the Popular Radical Imagination

Dickens and the Popular Radical Imagination The relationship between the work of Charles Dickens and popular literature has often been noted but the extent to which his fiction and journalism were rooted in and continued to respond to the po

  • Title: Dickens and the Popular Radical Imagination
  • Author: Sally Ledger
  • ISBN: 9780521845779
  • Page: 238
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The relationship between the work of Charles Dickens and popular literature has often been noted, but the extent to which his fiction and journalism were rooted in, and continued to respond to, the popular radical culture of his time had so far been unexplored Sally Ledger traces the influence of Regency radicals, such as William Hone and William Cobbett, and mid centuryThe relationship between the work of Charles Dickens and popular literature has often been noted, but the extent to which his fiction and journalism were rooted in, and continued to respond to, the popular radical culture of his time had so far been unexplored Sally Ledger traces the influence of Regency radicals, such as William Hone and William Cobbett, and mid century radical writers, such as Douglas Jerrold and the Chartists Ernest Jones and G W M Reynolds She offers substantial readings of works from Pickwick to Little Dorrit, arguing that Dickens s populism bridged eighteenth and nineteenth century conceptions of the popular , the first identified with the political idea of the People , the second identified with a mass market populace that emerged during Dickens s career Richly illustrated, this study also uncovers the resonance between Dickens s writings and popular graphic art by George Cruikshank, Robert Seymour, C J Grant and others.

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    1 thought on “Dickens and the Popular Radical Imagination

    1. concentrates on Dickens' relationship to political radicalism, esp. his embeddeness in melodramatic traditions and cheap journalism. read first 3 ch's and ch 6. may need to return to ch. 5.

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