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Dickens’ Achievement

  • Robert Golding
Part of the Macmillan Studies in Victorian Literature book series (MSVL)

Abstract

The idiolects of Charles Dickens are the highest and most extreme xtensions of his unique, highly-stylised theatrical storytelling manner, and the artistry revealed in their development and itilisation makes decisively clear the author’s gradual progress owards a bettering of his fictional art. A glance at the available iterature will indicate that the present investigation is the first attempt at a systematic study of Dickens’ chief idiolects on a comprehensive scale, one aiming to approach them both individually, the idiolect as a separate entity, and structurally, the extent to which this or that idiolect has, if at all, been integrated onto the work to which it belongs.

Keywords

Personal Typification Thematic Structure Chronological Development Literary Collage Blank Verse 
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© Robert Golding 1985

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  • Robert Golding

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