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.
|Commitee:||Johnson, Heather, Vogrin, Valerie|
|School:||Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville|
|School Location:||United States -- Illinois|
|Source:||MAI 81/12(E), Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||British and Irish literature, Pedagogy|
|Keywords:||David Copperfield, Charles Dickens|
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