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Published:
[United States] : GENERAL PRESS, 2018.
Content Description:
1 online resource (696 pages)
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 9.3 - AR Pts: 20
Lexile measure:
1080L
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Published in 1854, the novel revealed Dickens' sharpest views on capitalism and its questionable moral underpinnings and spurred significant critical debate among his contemporaries. This story of class conflict in Victorian England serves as a powerful critique of the social injustices that plagued the Industrial Revolution. It is the tenth novel by Charles Dickens and tells the tragic story of Louisa Gradgrind and her father. When Louisa, trapped in a loveless marriage, falls prey to an idle seducer, the crisis forces her father to reconsider his cherished system. Yet even as the development of the story reflects Dickens's growing pessimism about human nature and society.

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eBook
Language:
English
ISBN:
9789388760041, 9388760042
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 9.3, 20 Points
Lexile measure:
1080

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Published in 1854, the novel revealed Dickens' sharpest views on capitalism and its questionable moral underpinnings and spurred significant critical debate among his contemporaries. This story of class conflict in Victorian England serves as a powerful critique of the social injustices that plagued the Industrial Revolution. It is the tenth novel by Charles Dickens and tells the tragic story of Louisa Gradgrind and her father. When Louisa, trapped in a loveless marriage, falls prey to an idle seducer, the crisis forces her father to reconsider his cherished system. Yet even as the development of the story reflects Dickens's growing pessimism about human nature and society.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Dickens, C. (2018). Hard Times. [United States], GENERAL PRESS.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Dickens, Charles. 2018. Hard Times. [United States], GENERAL PRESS.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Dickens, Charles, Hard Times. [United States], GENERAL PRESS, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Dickens, Charles. Hard Times. [United States], GENERAL PRESS, 2018.

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