The New Philosophy: The Substance and the Shadow in A Tale of Two Cities
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How does Dickens understand the events of the French Revolution? Given that the events are so much contested ground, such that what happens, and how and why it happens, are melded into often starkly contrasting and deeply ideologically inflected interpretations of the period, we should not think that Dickens’s position is likely to be either simple or naive.
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