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Sensation and sublimation in Charles Dickens

Gordon, John

Sensation and sublimation in Charles Dickens

by Gordon, John

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Sublimation (Psychology) in literature,
  • Senses and sensation in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Gordon
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4592.S43 G67 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination226 p. :
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25051830M
    ISBN 100230110886
    ISBN 109780230110885
    LC Control Number2010043431
    OCLC/WorldCa669751255

    Gordon, John. Sensation and Sublimation in Charles Dickens. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, Pp. x + $ The back cover of Sensation and Sublimation declares it to be "the first book-length study to approach Dickensian psychology from the. Sensation and sublimation in charles dickens Edith wharton sex satire and the older woman International crime in the 20th century the league of nations era Relocations queer suburban imaginaries Gloucestershire, Life, Free PDF Books, Free Ebook Download, Download Ebook Free.

    Generally regarded as one of the giants of English literature, Charles Dickens enjoyed extensive popularity during his lifetime and his books continue to be widely read. Born in in England, Dickens did factory work as a child and had little formal g: sublimation. Gordon's book, Sensation and Sublimation in Charles Dickens, was published by Palgrave Macmillan. He is also the author of Joyce and Reality: The Empirical Strikes Back (Syracuse University Press, ) The National Library of Ireland also published his monograph, Almosting It: .

    Dickens and the importance of childhood. Dickens inherited this Romantic view of the importance of childhood perception, but dramatized it within the social world of the early nineteenth century. Dickens' childhood experience, which included such episodes as the time he spent in the blacking factory, his life alone while his father was in debtor's prison and the neglect of his education, made Missing: sublimation. The sensation novel, also sensation fiction, was a literary genre of fiction that achieved peak popularity in Great Britain in the s and s. Its literary forebears included the melodramatic novels and the Newgate novels, which focused on tales woven around criminal biographies; it also drew on the gothic and romantic genres of genre's popularity was conjoined to an expanding.


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Sensation and Sublimation in Charles Dickens th Edition by J. Gordon (Author) ISBN Cited by: 1. "With the two-hundredth anniversary of his birth imminent, we can expect a flood of books on Charles Dickens.

I suspect, however, that few of them will display as much critical intelligence as Sensation and Sublimation in Charles Dickens, and I doubt that any will match the positively Dickensian energy, wit, and gusto that Gordon brings to his subject."Manufacturer: Palgrave Macmillan.

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Gordon at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. "With the two-hundredth anniversary of his birth imminent, we can expect a flood of books on Charles Dickens.

I suspect, however, that few of them will display as much critical intelligence as Sensation and Sublimation in Charles Dickens, and I doubt that any will match the positively Dickensian energy, wit, and gusto that Gordon brings to his subject.".

Sensation and sublimation in Charles Dickens / "My book sets out to explore three crucial stages in Dickens' ongoing voyage of discovery into what has been called the "hidden springs" of his fiction.

The three novels under examination are Oliver Twist, Dombey and Son, and Bleak House. (Other Dickens writings are considered wh Full description. Sensation and Sublimation in Charles Dickens traces these questions through three Dickens novels: Oliver Twist, Dombey and Son, and Bleak House.

This book explores three crucial stages in Dickens' on-going voyage of discovery into what has been called the 'hidden springs' of his fiction; arguing that in three of Dickens best known novels, we witness Dickens responding to some identifiable force represented as coming from underneath the ground plan of the book in question.

Sensation and Sublimation in Charles Dickens by J. Gordon,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).

While Gordon takes a psychological approach to sublimation, he does not try to psychoanalyze either Dickens's characters or Dickens himself, as John Jordan does.

Instead he uses pre-Freudian concepts of the subconscious that Dickens and his readers would have known, and in this regard, his book makes an original contribution. Sensation and Sublimation is an investigation of the "textual underground" of Dickens's novels, "discernible mainly by way of equivocal surface features whose significance must be assayed through attentive survey, detection, and sometimes a certain amount of speculation" (59).

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The three novels under examination are Oliver Twist, Dombey and Son, and Bleak Edition: 1. Abstract. Michael Slater has remarked Dickens’s way of “telling and not telling the readers about his past,” 1 of sharing “his most intimate secrets but in some coded fashion.” 2 A number of the novels featured so much detail about life in real prisons, the Marshalsea in particular, that some readers must have wondered where the author got all that information.

3 He put David Author: John Gordon. Sensation and Sublimation in Charles Dickens. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. [Review by Diana C. Archibald] Grass, Sean. Charles Dickens's “Our Mutual Friend”: A Publishing History.

Burlington, VT, and Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, Book Reviews Last modified 16 June Review essay author: Sensation and Sublimation in Charles Dickens by John Gordon. Review Assessing New Books on English and American Literature of the Nineteenth Century; Archibald, D.C.

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DICKENS (Charles), Les mémoires du clown Joseph Grimaldi, trad. par Zemganno: articles parus dans Le Quotidien, mars - janvier (GF-IX(3)) Sensation and sublimation in Charles Dickens () Dickens () Charles Dickens (). What was Charles Dickens’s best novel? It depends whom you ask of course.

G.K. Chesterton thought Bleak House represented the mature peak of Dickens’s skill as a novelist, although he went on to remark, “We can say more or less when a human being has come to his full mental growth, even if we go so far as to wish that he had never come to it.”.” This past February, on the occasion of Missing: sublimation.Sensation and Sublimation in Charles Dickens.

New York: Palgrave Macmillan, p US $ ISBN ISBN Explores "three crucial stages in Dickens' ongoing voyage of discovery into what has been called the 'hidden springs' of his fiction.".