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The violent effigy

a study of Dickens" imagination

by John Carey

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJohn Carey
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4588 .C33 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination183 p. ;
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24930786M
    ISBN 100571113702, 0571102395
    ISBN 109780571113705, 9780571102396
    OCLC/WorldCa7608514


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Setting aside the usual interpretations of Dickens's work, A Violent Effigy delves into the wonderful, terrible fantasy world it inhabited. It shows Dickens torn between the appeal of violence and a fanatical orderliness: he was attracted by characters who commit murder or burst into flame or want to eat one another, but also required people soaped and regimented/5(6).

Violent Effigy is a companion-piece to Careys study of Thackeray, Prodigal Genius. It is equally good in its way: a wise and witty compendium of all that is most distinctive in Dickens, emphasising the comic, the violent and the strange, and arguing against attempts to draw a consistent philosophy or moral from his work.4/5.

Setting aside the usual interpretations of Dickens's work, A Violent Effigy delves into the wonderful, terrible fantasy world it inhabited. It shows Dickens torn between the appeal of violence and a fanatical orderliness: he was attracted by characters who commit murder or burst into flame or want to eat one another, but also required people soaped and : Faber & Faber.

The violent effigy book book sees Dickens as, essentially, not a moralist or social commentator but as an anarchic comic genius, who was drawn irresistibly to the sinister and grotesque - murderers, frauds and public executions.

Separate chapters are devoted to Dickens' interest in violence, sex and children, as well as to his humour and his symbolism/5. The Violent Effigy. A Study of Dickens’ Imagination.

(Faber and Faber, ). Published in America as Here Comes Dickens. The Imagination of a Novelist. New edition with additional essays on Bleak House and Little Dorrit (). Republished in Faber Finds(). Setting aside the usual interpretations of Dickens's work, A Violent Effigy delves into the wonderful, terrible fantasy world it inhabited.

It shows Dickens torn between the appeal of violence 4/5(32). The violent effigy: a study of Dickens' imagination by Carey, John. Publication date Topics Dickens, Charles,Dickens, Charles, Fiction in English Dickens, Charles, - Critical studies Publisher London: Faber and Faber Internet Archive Books Pages: 'The Violent Effigy' is a brilliant little book-witty,comprehensive and convincing,it is both entertaining and ive examples and quotes from the /5(6).

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― John Carey, The Violent Effigy: A Study Of Dickens' Imagination “Dickens' hypocrites are the prime beneficiaries of his inventive genius. The heroes and heroines have no imagination. We could scrap all the solemn parts of his novels without impairing his status as a by: The Violent Effigy.

A Study of Dickens's Imagination. By JOHN CAREY. I London: Faber, I,3'25 net. It is hard to know whether to take less pleasure in the title of this book, or in that of the American version which is just as appropriately called Here Comes Dickens. Here, in fact, comes a witty and perceptive book, provoking, concise.

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Inhe published The Violent Effigy, perhaps his best book, a study of Dickens. And inrecently ensconced as Merton Professor, he took the position of chief book reviewer of the Sunday Times, a job he retains to this day.

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Setting aside the usual interpretations of Dickens's work, A Violent Effigy delves into. Setting aside the usual interpretations of Dickens's work, A Violent Effigy delves into the wonderful, terrible fantasy world it inhabited. It shows Dickens torn between the appeal of violence and a fanatical orderliness: he was attracted by characters who commit murder or burst into flame or want to eat one another, but also required people soaped and regimented.

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