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Hager, Kelly
Dickens and the rise of divorce : the failed-marriage plot and the novel tradition / Kelly Hager
Farnhma, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, c2010
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 4th Floor  PR4592.D57 H34 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Criticism and interpretation
Subject(s) Domestic fiction, English -- History and criticism
Divorce in literature
Marriage in literature
Divorce -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Marriage -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description [ix], 206 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-200) and index
Contents Contextualizing the failed-marriage plot: Ian Watt, the domestic novel, and the law of marriage -- Monstrous marriage in early Dickens -- Making a spectacle of yourself, or, marriage as melodrama in Dombey and son -- Estranging David Copperfield -- Hard times and the indictment of marriage

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