Dickens and Women.
London et al: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1983. 4to., xii, 465 pp., 8 pages of b&w plates on glossy paper. Original red paper boards with title in gilt to backstrip, in pictorial dustjacket. Small chip to dust jacket, otherwise very good. Inscribed in ink by the author on the title-page. First edition,. A look at Dickenss own experience of womenas son, brother, lover, husband, fatheras it affected the deepest currents of his emotional life; at his perception of female nature and conception of womens role in the home and outside it; and at the ways in which these found expression in his art.
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