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ESSAYS ON A TALE OF TWO CITIES
Beckwith, Charles E., ed. Twentieth Century Interpretations of A Tale of Two Cities. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1972.
David, Earl. "Recalled to Life," in The Flint and the Flame: The Artistry of Charles Dickens. Columbia, Mo., 1963. pp. 238-54.
Fielding, K. J. "Separation-and A Tale of Two Cities," in Charles Dickens: A Critical Introduction, 2d ed. London: Longmans, 1965. pp. 189-206.
Johnson, Edgar. "The Tempest and the Ruined Garden," in Charles Dickens: His Tragedy and Triumph. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1952, vol. II. pp. 972-94.
Monod, Sylvere. "Some Stylistic Devices in A Tale of Two Cities," in Dickens the Craftsman. Carbondale, Ill., 1970. pp. 164-86.
Orwell, George. "Charles Dickens," in The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell, ed. Sonia Orwell and Ian Angus. London: Penguin, 1972, vol. I. pp. 413-60.
Thurley, Geoffrey. "A Tale of Two Cities," in The Dickens Myth: Its Genesis and Structure. New York, 1976. pp. 255-75.
DICKENS' LIFE AND WORLD
Avery, Gillian. The Victorian People in Life and Literature. New York, 1970.
Chesterton, G. K. Charles Dickens: The Last of the Great Men. New York: The Reader's Club, 1942.
Hardwick, Michael and Molly, comps. The Charles Dickens Encyclopedia. New York, 1973.
House, Humphrey. The Dickens World. New York: Oxford University Press, 1941.
Manowitz, Wolf. Dickens of London. London, 1976.
Wilson, Angus. The World of Charles Dickens. New York: Viking, 1970.
Wilson, Edmund. "Dickens: The Two Scrooges," in The Wound and the Bow. New York: Oxford University Press, 1947. pp. 1-109. Little direct commentary on A Tale, but fascinating psychological study of its author.
AUTHOR'S OTHER WORKS
Dickens' novels appeared initially in monthly or weekly installments. The years given below refer to first publication in book form.
The Pickwick Papers (1837)
In addition to novels, Dickens wrote short stories, journalism, theater pieces, travel books, a history of England for children and, between 1843-48, a yearly Christmas story (the best known of these is A Christmas Carol, 1843).