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Tables of Contents for A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on Charles Dickens's David Copperfield
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
List of Illustrations
viii
 
Series Editor's Preface
ix
 
Acknowledgements
x
 
Introduction
1
6
I: Contexts
Contextual Overview
7
8
Chronology
15
5
Contemporary Documents
20
15
From Charles Dickens, 'Autobiographical Fragment' (mid-1840's)
20
2
From Charles Dickens, 'An Appeal to Fallen Women' (1847)
22
2
From Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol (1843)
24
2
From Samuel Smiles, Self-Help (1859)
26
1
From William Wordsworth, The Prelude (1850)
27
2
From Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre (1847)
29
1
From Alfred Tennyson, In Memoriam (1850)
30
5
2: Interpretations
Critical History
35
9
Early Critical Reception
39
1
From [H.EF. Chorley], 'The Personal History of David Copperfield' (1850)
39
2
From [Margaret Oliphant] 'Charless Dickens' (1855)
41
1
From John Forster, The Life of Charles Dickens (1874)
42
2
Modern Criticism
44
27
From J. Hillis Miller, 'David Copperfield' (1958)
44
2
From Q.D. Leavis, 'Dickens and Tolstoy: The Case for a Serious View of David Copperfield' (1970)
46
3
From James R. Kincaid, David Copperfield: Laughter and Point of View' (1971)
49
3
From William J. Palmer, 'Dickens and Shipwreck' (1997)
52
3
From Malcolm Andrews, 'Children and the Childlike' and 'The Trials of Maturity' (1994)
55
4
From Mary Poovey, 'The Man-of-Letters Hero: David Copperfield and the Professional Writer' (1988)
59
3
From Juliet John, 'Byronic Baddies, Melodramatic Anxieties' (2001)
62
3
From Alexander Welsh, 'A Novelist's Novelist' and 'Women Passing By' (1987)
65
3
From Stephen Lutman, 'Reading Illustrations: Pictures in David Copperfield' (1980)
68
3
The Novel in Performance
71
14
Introduction
71
1
From Philip Collins, 'David Copperfield' (1975)
71
2
From James R. Kincaid, 'Viewing and Blurring in Dickens: The Misrepresentation cf Representation' (1987)
73
4
From Glenn K.S. Munn, 'Cukor's and Sclznick's David Copperfield: Dickens in Hollywood' (1990)
77
3
From Robert Giddings, 'David Copperfield on BBC 1 (1999)' (2000)
80
5
3: Key Passages
Introduction
85
2
Key Passages
87
78
1 The Monthly Parts Cover
87
2
2 1867 Preface
89
1
3 The Opening Chapters
90
5
4 Little Em'ly and the Peggottys
95
4
5 The Murdstones
99
4
6 Salem house
103
4
7 Murdstone and Grinby's
107
4
8 Betsey Trotwood
111
6
9 Agnes Wickfield and Uriah Heep
117
1
10 Somebody Turns Up
118
3
11 Steerforth
121
4
12 Dora
125
2
13 Em'ly and Steerforth
127
5
14 Work
132
2
15 Child-Wife
134
6
16 Em'ly's Return
140
4
17 Heep Unmasked
144
3
18 Death of Dora
147
3
19 The Storm Scene
150
6
20 David Abroad
156
1
21 The Concluding Chapters
157
 
4: Further Reading
Recommended Editions
165
1
Recommended Reading
166
3
Index
169