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Winter, Sarah
The pleasures of memory : learning to read with Charles Dickens / Sarah Winter
Alternate Title Learning to read with Charles Dickens
1st ed
New York : Fordham University Press, 2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PR4588 .W56 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Influence
Subject(s) Collective memory and literature
Books and reading -- Psychological aspects
Books and reading -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description xiii, 455 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 409-436) and index
Contents Dickens and the pleasures of memory -- Memory's bonds: associationism and the freedom of thought -- Dickens's originality: serial fiction, celebrity, and The Pickwick Papers -- The pleasures of memory, part I: curiosity as didacticism in The Old Curiosity Shop -- The pleasures of memory, part II: epitaphic reading and cultural memory -- Learning by heart in Our Mutual Friend -- Dickens's laughter: school reading and democratic literature, 1870-1940

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