Few writers have captured the essence of 19th-century London the way Charles Dickens has. A master of extreme situations, Dickens is known for his colorful and often seedy characters and the elaborate settings of his works. Bloom's How to Write about Charles Dickens offers valuable suggestions for paper topics, clearly outlined strategies on how to write a strong essay, and an insightful introduction by Harold Bloom on writing about Dickens. This new volume is designed to help students develop their analytical writing skills and critical comprehension of the author and his major works.
CONTENTS Series Introduction Volume Introduction How to Write a Good Essay How to Write about Charles Dickens - The Pickwick Papers - Oliver Twist - Nicholas Nickleby - A Christmas Carol - David Copperfield - Bleak House - Hard Times - A Tale of Two Cities - Great Expectations - Our Mutual Friend Index