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Hard times

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This edition was published in by W. W. Norton in New York.

Written in English

378 pages

Dickens scathing portrait of Victorian industrial society and its misapplied utilitarian philosophy, Hard Times features schoolmaster Thomas Gradgrind, one of his most richly dimensional, memorable characters. Filled with the details and wonders of small-town life, it is also a daring novel of ideas and ultimately, a celebration of love, hope, and limitless possibilities of the imagination.

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Hard Times (Webster's German Thesaurus Edition)
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Hard Times
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Hard times
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Tiempos Dificiles / Hard Times
January 27, 2005, Gredos
Hardcover in Spanish / español
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Hard times
2005, ICON Classics
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Hard times
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Hard Times
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Hard Times (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (B&N Classics)
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Hard Times
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Hard Times
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Hard Times
2004, Random House Publishing Group
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Tiempos Dificiles / Hard Times for These Times
June 30, 2004, Ediciones Catedra S.A.
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Charles Dickens' Hard times
2004, Pearson Longman
in English
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Hard Times
November 30, 2004, New Millennium
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Hard Times (Clear Print)
July 10, 2003, Echo Library
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Hard Times (A Longman Cultural Edition)
September 24, 2003, Longman
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Hard Times
October 2003, The Audio Partners
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Hard times for these times
2003, Penguin
in English
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2002, Al-Bihar
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Hard Times
July 10, 2001, Tandem Library
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Hard Times
2001, Audiofy/Naxos
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Hard times
2001, Modern Library
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Hard times
2001, Dover Publications
in English
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Hard times: an authoritative text
2001, W.W. Norton
in English
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Hard times: an authoritative text, contexts, criticism
2001, W.W. Norton & Co.
in English - 3rd ed. / edited by Fred Kaplan, Sylvère Monod.
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Hard Times: for These Times (Collected Works of Charles Dickens)
May 2000, Classic Books
Library Binding
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Hard Times: BBC (BBC Radio Presents)
September 1, 1999, Random House Audio
Audio Cassette in English
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Hard Times (Classic Fiction)
May 11, 1999, Naxos Audiobooks
Audio CD in English - Abridged edition
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Temps Difficiles
June 1999, Gallimard Education
Mass Market Paperback in French / français
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Hard Times (Bantam Classics)
October 1999, Tandem Library
School & Library Binding in English
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Hard Times
February 1998, Cover to Cover Cassettes
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Hard Times (Konemann Classics)
January 1998, Konemann
Hardcover in English - New Ed edition
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Hard Times CD set
December 28, 1998, Cambridge University Press
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Hard Times (Wordsworth Classics) (Wordsworth Collection)
January 5, 1998, Wordsworth Editions Ltd
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Hard Times (Penguin Popular Classics)
October 30, 1998, Penguin Books
in English
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Hard Times
July 27, 1998, Blue Unicorn Editions
Paperback in English
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Hard Times (Oxford World's Classics)
March 18, 1998, Oxford University Press, USA
in English
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Hard Times
February 1, 1998, Sterling Audio Books
Audio Cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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Hard Times (Victorian Collection)
December 1998, Assembled Stories
Audio Cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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Hard Times
January 1, 1998, Penguin Classics
in English
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Hard Times (Signet Classics)
November 1, 1997, Signet Classics
in English
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Hard Times (Classic Fiction)
February 1997, Naxos Audiobooks
Audio Cassette in English - Abridged edition
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Hard times for these times
1997, Oxford University Press
in English
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Hard Times Cassette set (Cambridge Literature)
April 10, 1997, Cambridge University Press
Audio cassette in English
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Hard Times
January 1997, Books on Tape
Audio Cassette in English
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Hard Times
August 1997, Blackstone Audiobooks
Audio Cassette in English
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Hard times, for these times
1996, Broadview Press
in English
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Hard Times (Cambridge Literature)
June 28, 1996, Cambridge University Press
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Hard Times
June 1, 1996, Penguin Audio
in English
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Hard Times (Broadview Literary Texts)
March 12, 1996, Broadview Press
Paperback in English
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Hard Times (Ultimate Classics)
June 1996, Audio Literature
Audio Cassette in English
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Hard Times
June 1995, Longman
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Hard Times (Classic Books on Cassettes Collection)[UNABRIDGED] (Classic Books on Cassettes Collection)
January 30, 1995, Audio Book Contractors, Inc.
Audio Cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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Hard Times (New Windmill Classics)
July 13, 1995, Heinemann Educational Secondary Division
Hardcover - New Ed edition
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Hard times for these times
1995, Penguin
in English
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Hard Times
August 1994, Longman
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Hard Times (Nelson Graded Readers)
August 1994, Nelson ELT
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Hard times: an authoritative text
1993, W W Norton
in English
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Hard times
1992, Knopf, Distributed by Random House
in English
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Hard Times (Everyman's Library Classics)
June 4, 1992, Everyman's Library
Hardcover - New Ed edition
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Hard Times (Cover to Cover Audio Books)
January 1991, John Curley & Assoc
Audio Cassette
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Hard Times
May 1, 1991, Egmont Books Ltd
Hardcover
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Hard times: for these times
1991, World International
in English
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Hard Times
January 1991, Bantam Books(Classic & Loveswept)
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Schwere Zeiten. Für diese Zeiten.
January 1, 1989, Reclam, Ditzingen
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Hard times
1989, Oxford University Press
in English
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Hard Times
December 31, 1989, Argo
Unknown Binding
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Hard Times (A Watermill Classic)
September 1, 1988, Watermill Press
Paperback in English
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Hard Times
1988, Watermill Press
in English - Unabridged Watermill Classic ed.
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Hard times
1987, Methuen
in English
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Hard Times (New Oxford Illustrated Dickens)
October 22, 1987, Oxford University Press, USA
in English
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Hard Times (Guide Novels)
February 1986, Heinemann
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Temps Difficile
October 1, 1985, French & European Pubns
Paperback
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Hard Times
November 1984, Ulverscroft Large Print
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Hard Times
October 1, 1983, Books on Tape, Inc.
Audio Cassette
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Hard times for these times
1983, Folio Society
in English
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Hard Times (Sangam Abridged Texts)
January 1983, Vantage Press
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Hard times for these times
1983, Folio Society
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Hard times: for these times
1983, Folio Society
in English
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Hard Times (Bantam Classics)
March 1, 1981, Bantam Classics
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Hard times
April 1981, Bantam Classics
Mass Market Paperback
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Hard Times
December 31, 1980, W W Norton & Co Ltd
in English
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Hard times: for these times
1980, Signet Classic
in English
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Hard Times
April 1979, Everyman Ltd
Paperback
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Hard times
1979, Dent
in English
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Hard times
1977, Pan Books
in English
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Hard Times
January 1, 1976, Longman
Paperback in English
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Hard times for these times
1974, Oxford University Press
in English
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Hard Times (Gift Classics)
September 1973, Collins
Hardcover in English - New Ed edition
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Hard times : for these times
1972, Imprint Society
Hardcover
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Hard times: for these times by Charles Dickens.
1972, Imprint Society
in English
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Hard Times
June 1, 1970, Signet Classics
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Hard times for these times
1969, Penguin
in English
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Hard Times
June 1, 1969, Signet Classics
Paperback
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Hard times.
1967, Dent, Dutton
in English
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Hard Times for these times
1966, Heritage Press
in English
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Hard times for these times
1966, Oxford University Press
in English
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Hard times for these times.
1966, Easton Press
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Hard times for these times
1966, Heritage Press
in English
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Hard times for these times
1966, printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club
in English
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Hard times for these times.
1966, Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club
in English
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Hard times.
1965, Harper & Row
in English
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Hard times, for these times
1963, Oxford University Press
in English
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Hard times: for these times.
1963, Oxford University Press
in English
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Hard Times (Signet Classics)
July 1, 1961, Signet Classics
in English
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Hard times for these times
1961, New American Library
in English
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Hard Times
July 1, 1961, Signet Classics
in English
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Hard times for these times
1961, New American Library
in English
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Hard times, for these times
1961, New American Library
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Hard times for these times
1961, New American Library
in English
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Hard times for these times
1961, New American Library
in English
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Hard times
1961, New American Library
in English
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Hard times.
1960, Harper
in English
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Hard times for these times.
1958, Rinehart
in English
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Hard times for these times
1958, Holt,Rhinehart and Winston
in English
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Hard times for these times
1958, Holt, Rinehart and Winston
in English
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Hard times for these times.
1955, Oxford University Press
in English
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Hard times
1927, J.M. Dent & sons, ltd, E.P. Dutton & co.
in English
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Hard times.
1920, J.M. Dent
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Hard times for these times.
1911, Chapman & Hall
in English
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Hard times
1908, Thomas Nelson and Sons
in English
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Hard Times.
1907, Dent
in English
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Hard times.: Illustrated by W.H.C. Groome.
1906, Collins Clear-Type Press
Hardcover in English
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Hard times.
1898, Chapman & Hall
in English
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Hard times.
1883, J. W. Lovell Company
in English
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Hard times.
1881, Chapman and Hall
in English - Ed. de luxe.
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Hard times: a new novel
1854, T.L. McElrath & Co.
in English
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Hard times: for these times
1854, Bradbury & Evans
in English
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Hard times
1854, T. L. McElrath & co.
in English
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Hard times
Publish date unknown, Collins
in English
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Hard Times
19xx, Collins Clear-Type Press
in English
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Hard Times. for These Times
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Ciezkie Czasy Na Te Czasy.
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in Polish
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Hard times: for these times
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in English - Giant print ed.
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Hard times.
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Hard times
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in English - Centennial edition.

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Hard Times

First published in 1854



Work Description

Dickens scathing portrait of Victorian industrial society and its misapplied utilitarian philosophy, Hard Times features schoolmaster Thomas Gradgrind, one of his most richly dimensional, memorable characters. Filled with the details and wonders of small-town life, it is also a daring novel of ideas and ultimately, a celebration of love, hope, and limitless possibilities of the imagination.

Hard times

an authoritative text, backgrounds, sources, and contemporary reactions, criticism.

[1st ed.]

This edition was published in by W. W. Norton in New York.


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 378.

Series
A Norton critical edition

Classifications

Library of Congress
PZ3.D55 H31, PR4561 H31

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiii, 378 p.
Number of pages
378

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL5982191M
Internet Archive
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LC Control Number
66011307
Library Thing
10090

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