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Dickens and the Workhouse: Oliver Twist and the London Poor
Dickens and the Workhouse: Oliver Twist and the London Poor
Ruth Richardson
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"Offers a detailed study of the Dickenses' family home and its surrounding neighborhood, as well as an evocative and damning portrait of Britain's de-facto 'prison system to punish poverty.'" --The New Yorker "Gives an intimately evoked view of Dickens's childhood and the New Poor Law of 1834 by... Read More

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