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Hard Times

Author: Dickens, Charles

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Publishing


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Hard Times : Embodying the mind-numbing materialism of Victorian England is Professor Thomas Gradgrind, one of Dickens's most vivid characters. He opens the novel by arguing that boys and girls should be taught "nothing but Facts. Facts alone are wanted in life." Forbidding the development of imagination, Gradgrind is ultimately forced to confront the results of his philosophy--his own daughter's terrible unhappiness. Full of suspense, humor, and tenderness, Hard Times is a brilliant defense of art in an age of mechanism. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.

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ISBN 13:9781593081560
ISBN 10:1593081561
Size:7.80" l x 5.20" w x 1.10" h
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