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Hard Times, A Longman Cultural Edition, 1st edition

  • Charles Dickens
  • Jeff Nunokawa
  • Gage McWeeny

Published by Pearson (October 9th 2003) - Copyright © 2004

1st edition

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Overview

Longman's new Cultural Editions Series, Hard Times, by Charles Dickens, edited by Jeff Nunokawa, includes Books 1-3 of Hard Times and contextual materials on the age of Dickens.

Table of contents



List of Illustrations.


About Longman Cultural Editions.


About This Edition.


Introduction.


Table of Dates.


Hard Times, 1854.

CONTEXTS

Condition of England

Benjamin Disraeli, from Sybil (1845).

Friedrich Engels, from The Condition of the Working Class in 1844.

Thomas Carlyle, from Past and Present (1843).

Charles Dickens, “On Strike” (1854).

Thomas Hood, selected poetry.

Marx, Friedrich, and Engels, from The Communist Manifesto.
Political Economy and its Discontents.

Jeremy Bentham, from An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation, Chapter 1; Chapter 5.

John Stuart Mill, “Bentham;” “Coleridge”.

Carlyle, from Past and Present and Signs of the Times.
Education.

J.M. M'Culloch, from A Series of Lessons (1831).

John Stuart Mill, from Autobiography.

Charles Dickens, “Matters Educational,” from Our Mutual Friend (1865).

Herbert Spencer, “What Knowledge is of Most Worth?”(1859).
Victorian Reactions to Hard Times.

Further Reading.

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