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The Old Curiosity Shop

With the Original Illustrations

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

(Paperback - 1998)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Old Curiosity Shop
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Gardners
One of Dickens's most haunting and bizarre novels, The Old Curiosity Shop is the story of 'Little Nell' and her persecution by the grotesque and lecherous Quilp. This edition uses the Clarendon text, the definitive edition of the novels of Charles Dickens, and includes the original illustrations, five appendices of deleted passages, and details of Little Nell on stage.

Oxford University Press
One of Dickens's most haunting and bizarre novels, The Old Curiosity Shop is the story of "Little Nell" and her persecution by the grotesque and lecherous Quilp. It is a shifting kaleidoscope of events and characters as the story reaches its tragic climax, an ending that famously devastated the novel's earliest readers. Dickens blends naturalistic and allegorical styles to encompass both the actual blight of Victorian industrialization and textual echoes of Bunyan, the Romantic poets, Shakespeare, pantomine, and Jacobean tragedy. This edition uses the Clarendon text, the definitive edition of the novels of Charles Dickens, and includes the original illustrations.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998, 2008
ISBN: 0199538239
9780199538232
9780192829245
0192829246
Branch Call Number: FIC D
Characteristics: xxxix, 619 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Brennan, Elizabeth M.

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