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date: 22 April 2024

self-help 

Source:
The Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens
Author(s):
Eric J. EvansEric J. Evans

was a crucial concept for Dickens. Widely associated in late-20th-century minds conditioned by a decade of Thatcherism and Reaganomics with greed, financial sharp practice, and selfishness, Dickens saw self-help differently. In this he was in line with his age. ... ...

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