18 April 1985
Show More Death Sentences: Styles of Dying in British Fiction by Garrett Stewart.
Harvard, 403 pp., £19.80, December 1984, 0 674 19428 4Show More
Forms of Feeling in Victorian Fiction by Barbara Hardy.
Owen, 215 pp., £12.50, January 1985, 9780720606119Show More
Language and Class in Victorian England by K.C. Phillipps.
Basil Blackwell in association with Deutsch, 190 pp., £19.50, November 1984, 0 631 13689 4Show More
“... has recently been challenged, particularly by contemporary Dickensians. Dickens’s morbidity was the main item on the agenda of the 1981 Santa Cruz conference, where a number of speakers (GarrettStewart among them) paid respectful attention to death and resurrection in the novelist’s work. Coincidentally, in 1982, Andrew Sanders’s Charles Dickens: Resurrectionist was published. Dickens was the ...”