About the Series
About This Volume
PART I. GREAT EXPECTATIONS: THE COMPLETE TEXT
Introduction: Biographical and Historical Contexts
The Complete Text [1861 edition, collated with the 1868 Charles Dickens Edition]
The Endings in Great Expectations
PART II. GREAT EXPECTATIONS: A CASE STUDY IN CONTEMPORARY CRITICISM
A Critical History of Great Expectations
Psychoanalytic Criticism and Great Expectations
What Is Psychoanalytic Criticism?
Psychanalytic Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
A Psychoanalytic Perspective
Peter Brooks, Repetition, Repression, and Return: The Plotting of Great Expectations
Deconstruction and Great Expectations
What Is Deconstruction?
Deconstruction: A Selected Bibliography
Deconstructive and Postcolonial Perspectives
Edward W. Said, Two Commentaries on Great Expectations: From Deconstruction to Postcolonialism
Feminist Criticism and Great Expectations
What Is Feminissst Criticism?
Feminist Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
A Feminist Perspective
Hilary Schor, "If He Should Turn to and Beat Her": Violence, Desire, and the Woman's Story in Great Expectations
Gender Criticism and Great Expectations
What Is Gender Criticism?
Gender Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
A Perspective on Gender and Sexuality
William A. Cohen, Manual Conduct in Great Expectations
Cultural Criticism and Great Expectations
What Is Cultural Criticism?
Cultual Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
A Cultural Perspective
Jay Clayton, Is Pip Postmodern? Or, Dickens at the End of the Twentieth Century
Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms
About the Contributors