Dickens's Style conference A literary conference
Oxford University
25th and 26th March 2011

Dickens's Style: Bibliography

A selected list of critical works that pay productive attention to Dickens’s writing style by speakers at the conference and others.

Matthew Bevis, The Art of Eloquence: Byron, Dickens, Tennyson, Joyce (OUP, 2007)

John Bowen, 'Counting on: A Tale of Two Cities' in Colin Jones, Jo McDonagh and Jon Mee (eds.), Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities and the French Revolution (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2009) 104-124.

John Bowen, 'Uncanny gifts, strange contagion: allegory in Dickens’s The Haunted Man' in Deirdre David and Eileen Gillooly (eds.), Contemporary Dickens (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2008) 75-92.

John Bowen and Robert L. Patten (eds.), Palgrave Advances in Charles Dickens Studies (Palgrave, 2006)

John Bowen, Other Dickens: Pickwick to Chuzzlewit (OUP, 2000)

John Butt and Kathleen Tillotson, Dickens at Work (London, 1957)

John Carey, The Violent Effigy: A Study of Dickens’s Imagination (Faber, 1974)

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, ‘Dickens: Going Astray’ in Adrian Poole (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to English Novelists (CUP, 2010)

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, ‘Introduction’ to Great Expectations (OUP, 2008)

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, ‘Introduction’ to A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Books (OUP, 2006)

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Victorian Afterlives (OUP, 2002)

Barbara Hardy, Dickens and Creativity (Continuum, 2008)

Mark Lambert, Dickens and the Suspended Quotation (New Haven, CT, 1981)

Brigid Lowe, Victorian Fiction and the Insights of Sympathy: an Alternative to the Hermeneutics of Suspicion (Anthem, 2006)

Brigid Lowe, ‘Dombey and Son’ in David Paroissien (ed.), Blackwells’ Companion to Charles Dickens (Blackwells, 2009)

Russell, Corinna (ed.), Lives of Victorian Literary Figures, vol. 2, Charles Dickens. (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2003)

Helen Small, ‘The Debt to Society: Dickens, Fielding, and the Genealogy of Independence’, in Francis O'Gorman and Katherine Turner (eds), The Victorians and the Eighteenth Century (Aldershot, 2003), 14-40

Garrett Stewart, Novel Violence (University of Chicago Press, 2009)

Garrett Stewart, ‘Dickens and Language’ in John O. Jordan (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Charles Dickens (CUP, 2001)

Garrett Stewart, Dear Reader: the Conscripted Audience in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction (John Hopkins University Press, 1996)

Garrett Stewart, Death Sentences: Styles of Dying in British Fiction (Harvard University Press, 1984)

Garrett Stewart, Dickens and the Trials of Imagination (Harvard University Press, 1974)

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