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BETRAYED BY GUILT: MORDANT THEMES & PATHOLOGICAL DREAMS

”’Dickens novels are not about violence, but they have a great deal of violence in them — physical violence, psychic violence, obsession, cruelty, abuse, the works,” says Steven Marcus, George Delacorte Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University and the … Continue reading

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A DICKENS OF A DEBT LOAD

There is a certain repulsion towards a form of an ¬†enduring sanity of compassion; the type of guilt ridden faith based sentiments which Dickens, that great molder of middle-class values, ¬†had destined to show so often in the characters of … Continue reading

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