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dc.contributor.authorEllison, Daviden_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-24T11:42:14Z
dc.date.available2017-04-24T11:42:14Z
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.date.modified2010-06-01T06:53:27Z
dc.identifier.issn15278026en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1215/00382876-2008-024en_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/29948
dc.description.abstractFrom the beginning of his career, Dickens conceived of the home and in particular the hearth as the reception point for his distinctive narrative transmissions. The relationship between writer and reader was imagined in terms of the most intimate and residentially entrenched exchanges even while Dickens contemplated the very profitable consequences of mass proliferation. In order to contextualize Dickens's entrenchment, this essay explores the means by which he fostered an aesthetic of domestic reception. Here the hearth is seen in lights both familiar and unfamiliar, as source and symbol of Victorian virtue, but also as an integral component of a discursive ensemble integrating reader, furnishings, and architecture. In novels like Dombey and Son, Dickens considers the vexing problem of domestic disquiet-the noisy and volatile insecurity of the middle classes at home-while offering a respite, a cure that briefly bound rapt readers to their chairs.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
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dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherDuke University Pressen_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited Statesen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom87en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto114en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue1en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalSouth Atlantic Quarterlyen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume108en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchBritish and Irish Literatureen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode200503en_US
dc.titleMobile Homes, Fallen Furniture, and the Dickens Cureen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.facultyArts, Education & Law Group, School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciencesen_US
gro.rights.copyrightCopyright 2009 Duke University Press. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.en_AU
gro.date.issued2009
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