Vol 4, No 1, 2012

 Special Issue (Vol. IV, No. 1) on Charles Dickens on the Bicentennial of His Birth (1812—2012)

Special Issue (Vol. IV, No. 1) on
Charles Dickens
on the Bicentennial of His Birth (1812—2012)

Editorial (PDF) 1—1

Charles Dickens’ A Child’s History of England and Spain (PDF)

José Ruiz Mas

2—8

Le Chevalier C. Auguste Dupin and Mr. Bucket: Mid-Nineteenth-Century Intimations of the Thought-Police (PDF)

Maria-Ana Tupan

9—21

“Murdering the Innocents”: The Dystopian City and the Circus as Corollary in Charles Dickens’ Hard Times and Angela Carter’s Nights at the Circus (PDF)

Stacey Balkan

22—34

Heart Versus Head: Hard Times as a Radical Critique of Industrial Capitalism” (PDF)

Manjeet Rathee

35—45  

Text, Reader and Metaphor: Exploring Links between “Disparate Domains” in Some Novels of Charles Dickens (PDF)

Ralla Guha Niyogi

46—57

Dark Side of the Moon: Dickens and the Supernatural (PDF)

Soumya Chakraborty

58—72

Ontological Concerns in Charles Dickens’ “The Ivy Green” and Odysseus Elytis’s “The Mad Pomegranate Tree”: A Comparison (PDF)

Bibhudutt Dash

73—79

Cultural Outlook of Literary Dialect in Hard Times and Silas Marner (PDF)

Serir-Mortad Ilhem

80—90

Hard Times as a Dickensian Dystopia (PDF)

Prayer Elmo Raj

91—99

The reconstruction of identity of the gentleman in Great Expectations (PDF)  

Madhumita Majumdar  

100—107

Dickens the Crime Writer: a Reading of Dickens’ Pioneering Crime Novels (PDF)

Shukla Chatterjee & Sanjukta Banerjee

108—114

Exploring Dickens through a Director’s Lens: A Study of the Cinematic Presentation of   A Tale of Two Cities (PDF)

Gatha Sharma

115—121

The Christmas Books :a Non-Dickensian Paradise of Fantasy, Magic and Supernatural (PDF)

Namrata Dey Roy

122—126

Charles Dickens: A Reformist or a Compromiser (PDF)

Abdollah Keshavarzi

127—131

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