Oliver Twist

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New York : Bantam Books, c1982.
Bantam classic ed.
Physical Desc:
xxiv, 424 pages ; 18 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 4.6 - AR Pts: 2
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 570L
This fiercely comic tale stands in markednbsp;nbsp;contrast to its genial predecessor, The Pickwicknbsp;nbsp;Papers . Set against London's seedy backnbsp;nbsp;street slums, Oliver Twist isnbsp;nbsp;the saga of a workhouse orphan captured and thrustnbsp;nbsp;into a thieves' den, where some of Dickens's mostnbsp;nbsp;depraved villains preside: the incorrigiblenbsp;nbsp;Artful Dodger, the murderous bully Sikes, and thenbsp;nbsp;terrible Fagin, that treacherous ringleader whosenbsp;nbsp;grinning knavery threatens to send them all to thenbsp;nbsp;"ghostly gallows." Yet at the heart of thisnbsp;nbsp;drama is the orphan Oliver, whose unsulliednbsp;nbsp;goodness leads him at last to salvation. In 1838 thenbsp;nbsp;publication of Oliver Twist firmly established thenbsp;nbsp;literary eminence of young Dickens. It was,nbsp;nbsp;according to Edgar Johnson, "a clarion pealnbsp;nbsp;announcing to the world that in Charles Dickens thenbsp;nbsp;rejected and forgotten and misused of the world had anbsp;nbsp;champion."
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0553211021 (pbk.)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 421-424)
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APA Citation (style guide)

Dickens, C., & Howe, I. (1982). Oliver Twist. Bantam classic ed. New York: Bantam Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 and Irving. Howe. 1982. Oliver Twist. New York: Bantam Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 and Irving. Howe, Oliver Twist. New York: Bantam Books, 1982.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Dickens, Charles, and Irving Howe. Oliver Twist. Bantam classic ed. New York: Bantam Books, 1982. Print.

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