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Dickens, Great expectations

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    A literary study guide that includes summaries and commentaries.

    Edition Notes

    StatementColes Editorial Board
    SeriesColes notes, Coles notes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4560 .C64 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination145 pages ;
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26334640M
    ISBN 100774033029
    ISBN 109780774033022
    OCLC/WorldCa220592095

      The author himself might have preferred David Copperfield, but Guardian readers have voted for Great Expectations as their favourite Charles Dickens novel.. Pip's adventures won % of the. One cold and misty evening, a little boy meets an escaped criminal on the marshes near England's coast. No, it's not the opening of a TV crime drama (although it could be)—it's the beginning of one of Charles Dickens' most famous novels: Great Expectations.. The story of a young blacksmith boy Pip and his two dreams—becoming a gentleman and marrying the beautiful Estella—Great.

      Great Expectations has the most wonderful and most perfectly worked-out plot for a novel in the English language, according to John Irving, and J. Hillis Miller declares, Great Expectations is the most unified and concentrated expression of Dickens's abiding sense of the world, and Pip might be called the archetypal Dickens : OUP Oxford. Great Expectations is a novel by Charles depicts the growth and personal development of an orphan named Philip Pirrip ("Pip"). The novel was first published in serial form in Dickens' weekly periodical All the Year Round, from 1 December to August In October , Chapman and Hall published the novel in three : Charles Dickens.

    About Great Expectations From the agony of Charles Dickens’ disenchantment with the Victorian middle class comes a novel of spellbinding mystery and a profound examination of moral values. An orphan living with his older sister and her kindly husband, Pip is hired by wealthy and embittered Miss Havisham as a companion for her and her.   Read an excerpt from the beginning of Great Expectations, Charles Dickens' classic tale. Chapter 1 My father's family name being Pirrip, and my Christian name Philip, my infant tongue could make of both names nothing longer or more explicit than Pip.


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