The Magic Lantern
Representations of the Double in Dickens
Routledge – 2007 – 212 pages
The book provides an original investigation of the double trope as a central area of Dicken’s writings in their relation to Victorian culture, using this examination of the double to shed light on such issues as urban space and imperialism in the Victorian era.
Introduction 1. Writing the Double 2. Double Characters 3. Dreamlands 4. Double Meanings
Maria Cristina Paganoni is Researcher of English, Faculty of Political Science, University of Milan, Italy.