New to this edition
Readership: Readers of classic fiction, especially Victorian literature, readers of Dickens; students
of the 19th century novel, Victorian studies, Society and the Novel, the Novel and Religion, Charles Dickens.
Harvey Peter Sucksmith edited the definitive critical edition of Little Dorrit for the Clarendon Dickens, and a critical edition of Collins's The Woman in White for Oxford English Novels.
Dennis Walder is the author of Literature in the Modern World (OUP, 1990, rev. edn. 2003) and editions of the plays of Athol Fugard. For OWC he has edited Dickens's Dombey
and Son. His most recent book is Postcolonial Nostalgias: Writing, Representation, and Memory (Routledge, 2010). He was a judge for the Commonwealth Writers' prize, 2011.