About Edwin Drood

About Edwin Drood

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Henry Jackson
Cambridge University Press, 1/29/2015
EAN 9781107458871, ISBN10: 1107458870

Paperback, 108 pages, 21.6 x 14 x 0.7 cm
Language: English

Originally published in 1911, this book contains an assessment of the remaining fragments of Dickens' unfinished novel Edwin Drood. Dickens scholar Henry Jackson does not attempt to reconstruct the story's plot, but brings out certain details overlooked by other experts of his day, including clues contained in the book's unpublished cover. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Dickens' final work.

1. Introduction
2. The chronology of the extant fragment
3. Jasper's machinations against Edwin Drood
chapters i-xiv
4. Jasper's machinations against Neville Landless
chapters xv-xvii and xxiii
5. Datchery
chapters xviii and xxiii
6. The cover
7. The opium-woman
8. Did Drood escape
9. The manuscript
10. Conclusion.