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The Annotated Bibliography of Dickens Criticism is part of the Collaborative Writing Project.

Students: Use the Edit tab to add an entry to the bibliography. Follow the pattern set by the Annotated Bibliography of Victorian Literature and the Annotated Bibliography of Nineteenth-Century British Fiction. Your entry should adhere strictly to MLA citation style.


Aikens, Kristina. "The Daughter's Desire in Dombey and Son." Critical Survey. 17.2 (2005): 77-91.  

Broderick, James H., and John E. Grant. "The Identity of Esther Summerson." Modern Philogy. 55.4 (1958): 252-258.

Brooks, Peter. "Repetition, Repression, and Return: Great Expectations and the Study of Plot." New Literary History. 11.3 (1980): 503-526.

Burke, Alan R. "The Strategy and Theme of Urban Observation in Bleak House." Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900, 9.4 (1969): 659-676.

Byrd, Max. ""Reading" in Great Expectations". PMLA, Vol. 91, No. 2, (Mar., 1976): 259-265.

Dessner, Lawrence J. "Great Expectations: 'The Ghost of a Man's Own Father'". PMLA, Vol. 91, No. 3, (May, 1976): 436-449.

Dobie, Ann B. " Early Stream of Conciousness Writing: Great Expectations." Nineteenth-Century Fiction, 25 (1971): 405-416.

Hagan, John H., Jr.. "The Poor Labyrinth: The Theme of Social Injustice in Dickens's 'Great Expectations'." Nineteenth-Century Fiction 9.3 (1954): 169-178.

Hagan Jr., John H. "Structural Patterns in Dickens's Great Expectations". The John Hopkins University Press ELH 21.1 (1954): 54-66.

Heady, Emily. "The Polis's Different Voices: Narrating England's Progress in Dickens's Bleak House." Texas Studies in Literature and Language 48.4 (2006): 312-319.

Ingham, Patricia. "Speech and Non-Communication in Dombey and Son." The Review of English Studies 30.118 (May, 1979): 144-153.

Jaffe, Audrey. "Spectacular Sympathy- Visuality and Ideology in Dickens's A Christmas Carol." PMLA 109.2 (1994): 254-265.

Marlow, James E. "Memory, Romance, and the Expressive Symbol in Dickens." Nineteenth-Century Fiction, Vol. 30, No. 1. (Jun., 1975), 20-32

McCollister, Deborah. " 'Is Nobody to Save Them?' Pip, Parliament, and Parental Rights" Conference of College Teachers of English: Arlington, Tex (September 2006.) Vol. 71: 22-28.

Milner, Ian. "The Dickens Drama: Mr. Dombey."  Nineteenth Century Fiction. 24.4 (1970): 477-487.

Morgentaler, Goldie. "Meditating on the Low: A Darwinian Reading of Great Expectations." Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900. 38.4 (1998): 707-721

Moseley, Merritt.  "The Ontology of Ester's Narrative in Bleak House."  South Atlantic Review.  50.2 (May, 1985): 35-46.

Plotkin, David. "Home-Made Savages: Cultivating English Children in Bleak House." Pacific Coast Philology. 32.1 (1997): 17-31.

Rawlins, Jack P. "Great Expiations: Dickens and the Betrayal of the Child." Studies in English Literature. 23 (1983): 677-694.

Rother, Carole. "Lewis Carroll's Lesson: Coping with Fears of Personal Destruction" Pacific coast Philogy(1984):89-94.

Schachterle, Lance. "Bleak House as a Serial Novel." Ed. Robert B. Partlow. Dickens Studies Annual 1 (1970): 212-224.

Serlen, Ellen. "The Two Worlds of Bleak House." ELH 43.4 (1976): 551-566.
Valerie, Kennedy. "Three of Charles Dickens' Marginal Woman" The Victorian Web. March 1998.

Steig, Michael. "The Iconography of Dombey and Son." Partlow, Robert B.,Jr, et al. Dickens Studies Annual. Vol. I. Carbondale; London: So. Ill. U.P.; Feffer & Simons, 1970.

Wentersdorf, Karl P.. "Mirror Images in Great Expectations." Nineteenth-Century Fiction. 1966.

Zwinger, Lynda. "Fear of the Father: Dombey and Daughter." Nineteenth Century Fiction 39.4 (1985): 420-440.

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