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Hard times

Charles Dickens 1812-1870, author. Maurice Greiffenhagen 1862-1931, illustrator.; Marcus Stone 1840-1921, illustrator.; Frederick Walker 1840-1875, illustrator.

2015

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  • Title:
    Hard times
  • Author: Charles Dickens 1812-1870, author.
  • Maurice Greiffenhagen 1862-1931, illustrator.; Marcus Stone 1840-1921, illustrator.; Frederick Walker 1840-1875, illustrator.
  • Description: Cover; Title Page; Book the First: Sowing; Chapter I: The One Thing Needful; Chapter II: Murdering the Innocents; Chapter III: A Loophole; Chapter IV: Mr. Bounderby; Chapter V: The Keynote; Chapter VI: Sleary's Horsemanship; Chapter VII: Mrs. Sparsit; Chapter VIII: Never Wonder; Chapter IX: Sissy's Progress; Chapter X: Stephen Blackpool; Chapter XI: No Way Out; Chapter XII: The Old Woman; Chapter XIII: Rachael; Chapter XIV: The Great Manufacturer; Chapter XV: Father and Daughter; Chapter XVI: Husband and Wife; Book the Second: Reaping; Chapter I: Effects In The Bank
    Chapter II: Mr. James HarthouseChapter III: The Whelp; Chapter IV: Men and Brothers; Chapter V: Men and Masters; Chapter VI: Fading Away; Chapter VII: Gunpowder; Chapter VIII: Explosion; Chapter IX: Hearing the Last of It; Chapter X: Mrs. Sparsit's Staircase; Chapter XI: Lower and Lower; Chapter XII: Down; Book the Third: Garnering; Chapter I: Another Thing Needful; Chapter II: Very Ridiculous; Chapter III: Very Decided; Chapter IV: Lost; Chapter V: Found; Chapter VI: The Starlight; Chapter VII: Whelp-Hunting; Chapter VIII: Philosophical; Chapter IX: Final; Copyright
    Charles Dickens's moral tale of utilitarian values run amok The industrial burg of Coketown is dominated by the philosophy of utilitarianism. The mill is the center of commerce. Students in the school are instructed to recite rote facts and figures while repressing any creative instincts. Thomas Gradgrind, the school superintendent, is a strict devotee of practicality and has raised his children, Tom and Louisa, according to this philosophy. It is only Sissy Jupe, a circus girl taken in by the Gradgrinds, who possesses the vision and wonderment to see past the rigid boundaries of cold, hard fa
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Open Road Media
  • Format: 1 online resource (483 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-5040-1077-9
  • Subjects: Utilitarianism -- England -- Fiction; Social problems -- England -- Fiction; Education -- England -- Fiction; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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