A Tale of Two Cities

A Norton Critical Edition

Charles Dickens author Robert Douglas-Fairhurst editor


Publisher:WW Norton & Co

Published:1st Mar '20

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A Tale of Two Cities cover

This Norton Critical Edition includes:

  • The first edition of the novel (1859) accompanied by twenty-seven illustrations, from original images by Halbot Knight Browne (“Phiz”) to cartoons from The Simpsons.
  • An expansive introduction and detailed explanatory annotations by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst.
  • Thematically organised contextual materials designed to promote classroom discussion. Topics include “Dickens on France and the French”, “Revolution and Aftermath”, “Living Graves”, “Learning French”, “The Composition of A Tale of Two Cities” and “Theatrical Versions”.
  • Fourteen major critical assessments of A Tale of Two Cities: five contemporary reviews and nine modern essays.
  • A chronology and a selected bibliography.
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ISBN: 9780393264234

Dimensions: 236mm x 142mm x 13mm

Weight: 343g

448 pages

Critical edition