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Dickens and the unreal city : searching for spiritual significance in nineteenth-century London / Karl Ashley Smith.

By: Smith, Karl Ashley, 1975-.
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008Description: ix, 244 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780230545236; 0230545238 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Knowledge -- London (England) | London (England) -- In literature | Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Religion | Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- SymbolismDDC classification: 823/.8
Contents:
A revelation by which men are to guide themselves : Dickens and Christian theology -- The debilitated old house in the city : London as haunted house -- A great (and dirty) city : London's dirt and the terrors of obscurity -- Angel and Devil by turns : the detective figure in Bleak House -- A road of ashes : London's railways and the Providential timetable -- The secrets of the river : the Thames within London -- A dream of demon heads and savage eyes : the metropolitan crowd.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-240) and index.

A revelation by which men are to guide themselves : Dickens and Christian theology -- The debilitated old house in the city : London as haunted house -- A great (and dirty) city : London's dirt and the terrors of obscurity -- Angel and Devil by turns : the detective figure in Bleak House -- A road of ashes : London's railways and the Providential timetable -- The secrets of the river : the Thames within London -- A dream of demon heads and savage eyes : the metropolitan crowd.

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