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Geographical and Socio-political Associations: Victorian Ireland

Illustrations for The Knight of Gwynne; A Tale of the Time of the Union (January, 1846 through July, 1847)

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Lever, Charles. The Knight of Gwynne; A Tale of the Time of the Union. London: Chapman and Hall, serialised January 1846 through July 1847.

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Steig, Michael. Chapter Four: "Dombey and Son: Iconography of Social and Sexual Satire." Dickens and Phiz. Bloomington: Indiana U. P., 1978. Pp. 86-112.

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