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Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Dickensian Pedagogy, a Novel Approach: Educating David Copperfield, At the Knee Learning
by Sutherland, Kimberly, M.A., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 2020, 71; 27739067
Abstract (Summary)

This thesis is an in-depth research of the educational philosophies of Charles Dickens as they pertain to his novel David Copperfield. The research focuses on the history of education in Victorian England, the literary debate, and the pedagogical practices that emerged, as seen through history and the pages of Dickens’ work. This thesis views David Copperfield as Charles Dickens’ treatise on education and sheds light on the profound impact it has on education both in Victorian England and today.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Berger, Charles
Commitee: Johnson, Heather, Vogrin, Valerie
School: Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Department: English
School Location: United States -- Illinois
Source: MAI 81/12(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: British and Irish literature, Pedagogy
Keywords: David Copperfield, Charles Dickens
Publication Number: 27739067
ISBN: 9798645469863
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