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Monod, Sylvère 1921-2006

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Hard times; an authoritative text, backgrounds, sources, and contemporary reactions, criticism by Charles Dickens( Book )

28 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in English and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard Times, Dickens's shortest novel and one of his major triumphs, tells the tragic story of Louisa Gradgrind and her father. No other work of Dickens presents so harsh an indictment against the attitude of life he associated with Utilitarianism. With savage bitterness Dickens exposes the devilish industries and institutions that exploited the bodies and minds of the vulnerable labor class
Bleak House : an authoritative and annotated text, illustrations, a note on the text, genesis and composition, backgrounds, criticism by Charles Dickens( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With their estate entangled in an interminable legal case, the young wards of the court Richard Carstone and Ada Clare are taken into the benevolent care of the kindly John Jarndyce. Ada's companion, the gentle and good-hearted Esther Summerson, is devoted to the old man and, although she loves another, becomes betrothed to him. But behind Esther's supposed orphan past lies a dark secret that leads tragically to deceit, blackmail and murder. And as the endless lawsuit erodes their inheritance, the happiness that Richard and Ada have found in each other is brought into desperate jeopardy
Dickens, the novelist by Sylvère Monod( Book )

12 editions published between 1953 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard times : an authoritative text, contexts, criticism by Charles Dickens( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since its first publication thirty-five years ago, the Norton Critical Edition of Charles Dickens' Hard Times has been enthusiastically received as both a notable work of Dickens scholarship and a reliable text for the classroom. For this Third Edition, the editors, Fred Kaplan and Sylvere Monod, have re-edited the 1854 first edition text in light of scholarly findings made in the decade since the Second Edition was published. In addition, the annotations to the novel have been revised and expanded." ""Contexts" continues to reprint important documents on industrialism, education, and utilitarianism, including new selections by R.D. Butterworth and Thomas Carlyle." ""Criticism" collects sixteen varied assessments of Hard Times, both contemporary and modern, seven of them new to the Third Edition. The new contributors are Gorman Beauchamp, Jean Ferguson Carr, David L. Cowles, Patricia E. Johnson, Eric P. Levy, Martha C. Nussbaum, and Leona Toker." "A Chronology and updated Selected Bibliography are also included."--Jacket
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Chuzzlewit's wealthy grandfather forces him to emigrate to America after the selfish Martin falls in love with the wrong girl; upon his return, Martin seems to prove his worth
Bleak house by Charles Dickens( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bleak House, Dickens's most daring experiment in the narration of a complex plot, challenges the reader to make connections - between the fashionable and the outcast, the beautiful and the ugly, the powerful and the victims. Nowhere in Dickens's later novels is his attack on an uncaring society more imaginatively embodied, but nowhere either is the mixture of comedy and angry satire more deftly managed. Bleak House defies a single description. It is a mystery story, in which Esther Summerson discovers the truth about her birth and her unknown mother's tragic life. It is a murder story, which comes to a climax in a thrilling chase, led by one of the earliest detectives in English fiction, Inspector Bucket. And it is a fable about redemption, in which a bleak house is transformed by the resilience of human love
Œuvres by Joseph Conrad( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in French and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Book )

34 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphelin, né de parents inconnus, Oliver Twist n'échappe aux rigueurs de l'hospice et des mauvais traitements de l'infâme madame Sowerberry, que pour tomber entre les mains de voleurs qui l'obligent à devenir leur complice
Dickens, romancier; étude sur la création littéraire dans les romans de Charles Dickens by Sylvère Monod( Book )

13 editions published in 1953 in French and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire de la litterature anglaise : de victoria a elisabeth II by Sylvère Monod( Book )

8 editions published in 1970 in French and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Book )

17 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in French and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman de l'enfance et de l'adolescence, histoire d'une éducation, aventure psychologique et morale de portée universelle, Les Grandes Espérances, avant-dernière œuvre achevée de Dickens, surprend par sa fraîcheur, le renouvellement constant de l'invention, le comique. Le héros-narrateur, Pip, passe de l'enfance dans un village, où il est apprenti-forgeron, à une adolescence fastueuse et dissipée à Londres. Les moments pathétiques alternent avec les instants cocasses. L'histoire du forçat enrichi et condamné à mort est digne de Victor Hugo. La présence des rêves, ou de certaines scènes fantastiques, comme la vue soudaine des gibets à l'entrée de la ville, donne au roman sa dimension poétique. Et il y a quelque chose d'étonnamment moderne dans les deux fins, l'une malheureuse, l'autre heureuse, du roman, au moment où l'homme, Pip, et la femme, Estella, ont été mûris et châtiés par les épreuves. [4e de couverture]
Charles Dickens, un tableau synoptique de la vie et des oeuvres de Dickens et des événements artistiques, littéraires et historiques du XIXe siècle by Charles Dickens( Book )

31 editions published between 1958 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketches by Boz by Boz( Book )

8 editions published in 1986 in French and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 56 stories portray the lives of Londoners in an effort to illustrate social injustices and promote reform. They are divided into four sections: "Our Parish", "Scenes", "Characters", and "Tales". The material in the first three sections is non-fiction; the last section comprises fictional stories
Dickens memorial lectures, 1970 by Kathleen Tillotson( Book )

9 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard times : an authoritative text by Charles Dickens( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Self-made cotton mill owner and braggart Josiah Bounderby marries Thomsa Gradgrind, Esquire's daughter Louisa. He accuses a dismissed laborer of stealing from his bank, but the culprit turns out to be his brother-in-law
L'Ami commun ; [suivi de] Le Mystère d'Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( Book )

20 editions published between 1963 and 1998 in French and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publié en 1847, mélange d'ingénuité et d'intuition, ce récit est à la fois pure création d'une imagination ensorcelante et image d'une surprenante vérité
Waverley : et autres romans by Walter Scott( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivanhoé et autres romans by Walter Scott( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oeuvres by Joseph Conrad( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in French and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Bleak House : an authoritative and annotated text, illustrations, a note on the text, genesis and composition, backgrounds, criticism
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Sylvère Monod Frans hoogleraar (1921-2006)

Sylvère Monod French university teacher and translator (1921-2006)

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Bleak House : an authoritative and annotated text, illustrations, a note on the text, genesis and composition, backgrounds, criticismHard times : an authoritative text, contexts, criticism