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Hard Times (Oxford World's Classics)

Hard Times (Oxford World's Classics)
Author: Charles Dickens
ISBN 13: 9780199536276
ISBN 10: 199536279
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2008-07-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 464
List Price: $7.95

No other work of Dickens presents so harsh an indictment against the attitude of life he associated with Utilitarianism. With savage bitterness Dickens exposes the devilish industries and institutions that exploited the bodies and minds of the vulnerable labor class.

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Gr 7-12-Dickens' satire on the Victorian family and the philosophies of a society which sought to turn men into machines. Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.