Dombey & Son (Oxford World's Classics) (Paperback)

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By Charles Dickens, Alan Horsman (Editor), Dennis Walder (Introduction by)
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Mr. Dombey's idealistic vision of his "Dombey and Son" shipping firm rests on the shoulders of his delicate son Paul. However, when the firm faces ruin, and Dombey's second marriage ends in disaster, it is his devoted daughter Florence, unloved and neglected, who comes to his aid. This new edition contains Dickens's prefaces, his working plans, and all the original illustrations. The text is that of the definitive Clarendon edition, which is supplemented by a wide-ranging Introduction that highlights Dickens's sensitivity to the problems of his day, including those of family relationships, giving the novel added depth and relevance. The Notes and Bibliography have been substantially revised, extended, and updated.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

About the Author

Dennis Walder is the editor of the three OPB editions of the plays of Athol Fugard, as well as the book listed below
Product Details
ISBN: 9780199536283
ISBN-10: 0199536287
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: July 1st, 2008
Pages: 967
Language: English
Series: Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)