The Companion to Little Dorrit
Trey Philpotts is Professor of English at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and author of The Companion to Little Dorrit (2003).
List of Illustrations General Preface by the Editors Acknowledgements Abbreviations for Dickens's Works and Related Material Bibliographical Symbols and AbbreviationsIntroduction A Note on the Text How to Use the Notes The Notes Appendix A - Map of the Borough of Southwark, based on 1827 map Appendix B - The Crimean War Appendix C - Time in Little Dorrit Appendix D - Foreign Language and Foreign Speakers in Little Dorrit Appendix E - The Original Title: ‘Nobody’s Fault’ Select Bibliography Index
The Companion has a readable, accessible, and attractive format, and the text is supplemented with 33 illustrations, several appendices, an endpaper map of Little Dorrit's London, ample bibliography, and thorough index. It is, in sum, one of the most interesting and unquestionably the most valuable of scholarly contributions to Dickens studies in 2003.
Dickens Studies Annual, 35, pp. 337–9
This ambitious, admirable, and attractive book significantly assists us in seeing how the two approaches that Dickens blends –realism and illusion – interact in Little Dorrit.
Stanley Friedman Dickens Quarterly, XX, 4, pp. 289–93
... it seems perfectly possible to imagine this book being extremely useful to all manner of Victorianists, quite independently of its connection with Little Dorrit.
Size: 239 x 163 mm
Publication: February 17, 2003
Series: Dickens Companions 9