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most dreadful visitation

Heather A. Pike

most dreadful visitation

an examination of Dickens"s treatment of madness in his novels.

by Heather A. Pike

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Published by University of Salford in Salford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

PhD thesis, English.

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Open LibraryOL18952257M

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The Most Dreadful Visitation: Male Madness in Victorian Fiction. Excerpt. Inwhilst he was staying in New York, Charles Dickens visited a lunatic asylum on Long Island or Rhode Island ('I forget which').

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