Dickens Bleak House a casebook by A. E. Dyson

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Published by Macmillan in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870,
  • Social problems in literature

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [274]-276.

Book details

Statementedited by A. E. Dyson.
SeriesCasebook series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4556 .D9
The Physical Object
Pagination284 p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5514001M
ISBN 100333017064
LC Control Number73438028

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Widely regarded as Dickens’s masterpiece, Bleak House centers on the generations-long lawsuit Jarndyce and Jarndyce, through which “whole families have inherited legendary hatreds.” Focusing on Esther Summerson, a ward of John Jarndyce, the novel traces Esther’s romantic coming-of-age and, in classic Dickensian style, the gradual /5(15).

Dickens' grandest, most virtuosic achievement, Bleak House combines two tales: the story of wealthy Lady Dedlock, recounted in the third person, and that of penniless Esther Summerson, told in her own words. The haughty noblewoman and the orphan are connected by the court case Jarndyce and Jarndyce, a tangle of disputed wills and disrupted inheritance that has tied up the High Court of /5().

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This daughter, now an adult, was given the name Esther Summerson by the aunt who raised her. When the aunt (Miss Barbary) dies, kindly, retired John Jarndyce was appointed Esther's guardian. At the time of the story, Esther is twenty and is traveling to Mr.

Jarndyce's home, Bleak House (which is cheerful and happy — not bleak). Esther Summerson describes her childhood and says she is leaving for the home of a new guardian, Mr. Jarndyce, along with Ada Clare and Richard Carstone.

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Bleak House is Dickens’ grandest, most virtuosic achievement, but with all that grandeur and virtuosity it still makes me cry for Esther Summerson.

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The domestic title is appropriate; it is a permanent address. Dickens's openings are almost always good; but the opening of Bleak House is good in a quite new and striking sense.

By Kathryn Hughes. 'Dickens never wrote better' Gillian Anderson (left) as Lady Dedlock and Anna Maxwell Martin as Esther in the BBC serial of Bleak House, Photograph: BBC/Mike Hogan.

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