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Tale of Two Cities : Guide

By: Bloom, Harold.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Bloom's Guides: Publisher: New York : Infobase Publishing, 2007Description: 1 online resource (132 p.).ISBN: 9781438114835.Subject(s): Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870. -- Tale of two cities | Electronic books. -- local | English literature -- French influences | France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Literature and the revolutionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tale of Two Cities : GuideDDC classification: 823.8 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Contents -- Introduction -- Biographical Sketch -- The Story Behind the Story -- List of Characters -- Summary and Analysis -- Critical Views -- Cates Baldridge on Individualism in the Novel -- Sir James Fitzjames Stephen on Dickens and Exaggeration -- Edwin M. Eigner on the Character of Darnay -- John Gross on Carton and Darnay -- John B. Lamb on the Novel as Asylum -- Carol Hanbery MacKay on Dickens, Carlyle, and Rhetoric -- Leonard Manheim on the Character of Dr. Manette -- David Rosen on the Roots of Revolution -- G.K. Chesterton on Dickens's European Experience
Sylvere Monod on Types of Narrators -- John Kucich onn forms of Violence in the Novel -- John Forster on Dickens and Storytelling -- Andrew Saunders on Dickens and Paris -- Works by Charles Dickens -- Annotated Bibliography -- Contributors -- Acknowledgments
Summary: Written by Charles Dickens for serial publication in 1859, "A Tale of Two Cities" is a historical novel that takes place in London and Paris in the years leading up to the French Revolution. Its first sentence, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times," is one of the most recognizable opening lines in all of literature. This new Bloom's Guide will provide the best of study times for those assigned this famous and widely taught novel. Readers will find this an accessible, quick-reference introduction to the work, as well as a source of key literary viewpoints spotlighting specific aspects of the story.
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Cover -- Contents -- Introduction -- Biographical Sketch -- The Story Behind the Story -- List of Characters -- Summary and Analysis -- Critical Views -- Cates Baldridge on Individualism in the Novel -- Sir James Fitzjames Stephen on Dickens and Exaggeration -- Edwin M. Eigner on the Character of Darnay -- John Gross on Carton and Darnay -- John B. Lamb on the Novel as Asylum -- Carol Hanbery MacKay on Dickens, Carlyle, and Rhetoric -- Leonard Manheim on the Character of Dr. Manette -- David Rosen on the Roots of Revolution -- G.K. Chesterton on Dickens's European Experience

Sylvere Monod on Types of Narrators -- John Kucich onn forms of Violence in the Novel -- John Forster on Dickens and Storytelling -- Andrew Saunders on Dickens and Paris -- Works by Charles Dickens -- Annotated Bibliography -- Contributors -- Acknowledgments

Written by Charles Dickens for serial publication in 1859, "A Tale of Two Cities" is a historical novel that takes place in London and Paris in the years leading up to the French Revolution. Its first sentence, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times," is one of the most recognizable opening lines in all of literature. This new Bloom's Guide will provide the best of study times for those assigned this famous and widely taught novel. Readers will find this an accessible, quick-reference introduction to the work, as well as a source of key literary viewpoints spotlighting specific aspects of the story.

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