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Great Expectations (Oxford World's Classics) [Paperback]

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Pages   482
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.6" Width: 5" Height: 1.1"
Weight:   0.82 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 1, 2008
Publisher   Oxford University Press
ISBN  0199219761  
EAN  9780199219766  


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Perhaps Dickens's best-loved work, Great Expectations tells the story of Pip, a young man with few prospects for advancement until a mysterious benefactor allows him to escape the Kent marshes for a more promising life in London. Despite his good fortune, Pip is haunted by figures from his past--the escaped convict Magwitch, the time-withered Miss Havisham, and her proud and beautiful ward, Estella--and in time uncovers not just the origins of his great expectations but the mystery of his own heart. A powerful and moving novel, Great Expectations is suffused with Dickens's memories of the past and its grip on the present, and it raises disturbing questions about the extent to which individuals affect each other's lives. This edition reprints the definitive Clarendon text. Robert Douglas-Fairhurst's new introduction ranges widely across critical issues raised by the novel: its biographical genesis, ideas of origin and progress and what makes a "gentleman," memory, melodrama, and the book's critical reception. The book includes four appendices and the fullest set of critical notes in any mass-market edition.

Publishers Description
Perhaps Dickens's best-loved work, Great Expectations tells the story of Pip, a young man with few prospects for advancement until a mysterious benefactor allows him to escape the Kent marshes for a more promising life in London. Despite his good fortune, Pip is haunted by figures from his past--the escaped convict Magwitch, the time-withered Miss Havisham, and her proud and beautiful ward, Estella--and in time uncovers not just the origins of his great expectations but the mystery of his own heart. A powerful and moving novel, Great Expectations is suffused with Dickens's memories of the past and its grip on the present, and it raises disturbing questions about the extent to which individuals affect each other's lives. This edition reprints the definitive Clarendon text. Robert Douglas-Fairhurst's new introduction ranges widely across critical issues raised by the novel: its biographical genesis, ideas of origin and progress and what makes a "gentleman," memory, melodrama, and the book's critical reception. The book includes four appendices and the fullest set of critical notes in any mass-market edition.
About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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More About Charles Dickens, Margaret Cardwell & Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

Charles Dickens Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812, in Landport, Portsea, England. He died in Kent on June 9, 1870. The second of eight children of a family continually plagued by debt, the young Dickens came to know not only hunger and privation, but also the horror of the infamous debtors' prison and the evils of child labor. A turn of fortune in the shape of a legacy brought release from the nightmare of prison and -slave- factories and afforded Dickens the opportunity of two years' formal schooling at Wellington House Academy. He worked as an attorney's clerk and newspaper reporter until his Sketches by Boz (1836) and The Pickwick Papers (1837) brought him the amazing and instant success that was to be his for the remainder of his life. In later years, the pressure of serial writing, editorial duties, lectures, and social commitments led to his separation from Catherine Hogarth after twenty-three years of marriage. It also hastened his death at the age of fifty-eight, when he was characteristically engaged in a multitude of work.
David Trotter is Quain Professor of English Language and Literature and Head of Department at University College London.
Charlotte Mitchell is Lecturer in English at University College London.

Charles Dickens was born in 1812 and died in 1870.

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Classy!  May 21, 2010
I am an English Major, so I have a soft spot for anything written by Dickens. I bought this for a friends graduation (get it...Great Expectations...)and I am jealous of her now. This edition comes hard bound with an old style canvas-like covering. As far as I've seen, it is a reliable and true-to-original edition (Penguin is usually good for this). There is critical material in the back of the book so non-critical or casual readers can do some in-depth thinking into the piece after reading it. I love this edition, and I want one for myself!
 
Great production but no index  Mar 8, 2010
A great reading but the sixteen discs are not labeled as to chapters on the disc nor are there any liner notes. You must play the disc and wait for the chapter to be mentioned during the reading. I do not see why they would have left these necessary conveniences out. Very inconvenient.
 
Great Expectations  Mar 8, 2010
Read this book in high school many years ago and probably did not understand the story fully. Just reread it and I absolutely loved the story. The depth of the characters is amazing. You feel like you have know them all of your life. Much more enjoyable now than at the high school level.
 
Amazing audiobook!  Mar 6, 2010
I love classic literature and this was a great find. The reader of this great work does a stellar job creating the character's voices which adds so much to the story.
I have enjoyed this very much and will share it with my family.
 
High School Assignment  Feb 27, 2010
I needed to purchase 3 books at one time for my daughters high school assignment, I was given a "short" notice. I was able to locate all three books quickly and easily. The price of each of the 3 books were reasonable giving me a wide selection(s) to choose from. I received all 3 books quickly and in excellent condition.
 

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