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Charles Dickens, Bleak House

Grahame Smith

Charles Dickens, Bleak House

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Published by Edward Arnold in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGrahame Smith.
    SeriesStudies in English literature ; no. 54
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4556 .S6 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. ;
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5249459M
    ISBN 100713157747, 0713157755
    LC Control Number75321863


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Which house in Charles Dickens's novel is "Bleak House". It surely cannot be the house which bears its name; a large airy house, which we first visit in the company of the young wards of Jarndyce, Ada Clare and Richard Carstone, and their companion Esther.

Ironically, this "Bleak House" is anything but bleak.4/5(K). A savage, but often comic, indictment of a society that is rotten to the core, Bleak House is one of Dickens's most ambitious novels, with a range that extends from the drawing rooms of the aristocracy to the poorest of London slums.

This edition follows the first book edition ofand includes all the original illustrations by 'Phiz', as Cited by: 6.

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With a massive cast of characters--many with ingeniously comic names--and his most complex plot, Bleak House is believed by many to be Dickens' greatest work. This is a free digital copy of a book 4/5().

Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 'Bleak House' by Charles Dickens. Bradbury and Evans first edition. First issue points present as required.

Half leather binding with marbled endpapers. A little light rubbing. Tanning to the frontispiece and a little spotting internally. Good++ and a very attractive book.

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This is a curious book, in which not very much happens, but the characters are engaging enough to hold the attention, especially when you realise that they are all somehow linked/5.

The main characters are Esther, introduced as an orphan at the beginning of the novel, and the distant cousins Ada Clare and Richard Carstone.

These three are eventually taken in by John Jarndyce, master of the estate known as Bleak House. John, Richard, and Clare are related, and hope to receive a large sum of money once the case is settled/5(K). At the time of the story, Esther is twenty and is traveling to Mr.

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Bleak House Page BLEAK HOUSE. by Charles Dickens. PREFACE. A Chancery judge once had the kindness to inform me, as one of a company of some hundred and fifty men and women not labouring under any suspicions of lunacy, that the Court of Chancery, though the shining subject of much popular prejudice (at which point I thought the judge's eye had a cast in my direction), was almost immaculate.

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Charles Dickens () is probably the greatest novelist England has ever produced, the author of such well-known classics as A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world over.

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Search all of SparkNotes Search. Suggestions Every Book on Your English Syllabus Summed Up in a Quote from The by: 6. About Bleak House. Charles Dickens’s masterful assault on the injustices of the British legal system As the interminable case of ‘Jarndyce and Jarndyce’ grinds its way through the Court of Chancery, it draws together a disparate group of people: Ada and Richard Clare, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a ward of court, whose parentage is a.

Charles Dickens at Charles Dickens. I think it's Dickens's best book and, given that it's all about Chancery, I'd like to call expert witnesses. Bleak House represents the author at a. Title: Bleak House. Author: Charles Dickens.

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Loewenstein. Heavy, persistent fog is not something that tends to lift spirits and brighten faces. In a story, such a fog may even serve as a symbol of institutional oppression and human confusion and misery. The fog that Dickens creates for Bleak House serves him in exactly that way.

And yet it is not, after all, a real-life fog, but a verbal description. ― Charles Dickens, quote from Bleak House “There is something indefinably keen and wan about her anatomy, and she has a watchful way of looking out of the corners of her eyes without turning her head which could be pleasantly dispensed with, especially when she is in ill humor and near knives.”.

By: Charles Dickens () Over twenty consecutive months, Charles Dickens enthralled readers with his monthly installments of the novel Bleak House, a complex and compelling portrayal of the English judicial ized in his own magazine, Household Words, between andthe book is deemed to be his finest work and is his ninth novel.5/5(8).

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Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Bleak House. I had to read Dickens (Great Expectations) in high school and hated it. So, thank you all you reviewers who made me want to read Bleak House.

I loved it. One of the best books I have read in a long time - and I am a voracious reader/5(7). A savage, but often comic, indictment of a society that is rotten to the core, Bleak House is one of Dickens's most ambitious novels, with a range that extends from the drawing rooms of the aristocracy to the poorest of London slums.

This edition follows the first book edition ofand includes all the original illustrations by 'Phiz', as Format: Paperback. Bleak House is a novel by Charles Dickens, first published in book form in It opens in the twilight of London, where fog grips the city in the Court of Chancery.

The main story of the book involves the obscure case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce, in which an inheritance is gradually devoured by legal costs. On the th anniversary of Charles Dickens’s death, Robert Gottlieb considers a new book, “The Mystery of Charles Dickens,” by A.N.

Wilson, and. Bleak House is the ninth novel by Charles Dickens, published in 20 monthly parts between March and September It is widely held to be one of Dickens' finest and most complete novels, containing one of the most vast, complex and engaging arrays of minor characters and sub-plots in his entire canon.5/5(1).Bleak House is one of Dickens' more accomplished novels.

It's an intricately plotted book with many characters, and it draws upon Dickens' knowledge of England's Court of Chancery with the fictional case of Jarndyce v Jarndyce.

The litigation has eaten up years .