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The Resource Sketches by Boz and other early papers, 1833-39, edited by Michael Slater ; with illustrations by George Cruikshank

Sketches by Boz and other early papers, 1833-39, edited by Michael Slater ; with illustrations by George Cruikshank

Label
Sketches by Boz and other early papers, 1833-39
Title
Sketches by Boz and other early papers, 1833-39
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael Slater ; with illustrations by George Cruikshank
Title variation
Sketches by Boz
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Language
eng
Summary
  • London in the 1830s was undergoing great changes. In the streets old hackney coaches jostled with new omnibuses, night watchmen gave way to the new police, the poor crowded into inner-city slums, and the middle classes colonized genteel new suburbs. This was young Dickens's city, and he reported it all - the gin palaces, pleasure gardens, streets, shops, prisons, and law courts - as though he were, in Walter Bagehot's words, "a special correspondent for posterity." It was as a journalist that he first made his mark. His very first book, published when he was only twenty-four, was a collection of sketches that had first appeared in newspapers and magazines written under the pen name "Boz." Sketches by Boz was an instant bestseller
  • Dickens's knowledge of London was "extensive and peculiar" - like Sam Weller's in Pickwick Papers. "He knew it all, from Bow to Brentford," said one of his friends. In his Sketches the future novelist was marking out his territory, just as, in the pamphlet Sunday Under Three Heads, also included here, the lifelong campaigner against injustice and class oppression was finding his unique voice. This is the first of four volumes of Dickens's greatest journalism - the first ever annotated edition to be published
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DLC
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1812-1870
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Boz
Dewey number
823/.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR4570.A2
LC item number
S57 1994
Literary form
fiction
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  • 1812-1870
  • 1792-1878
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  • Dickens, Charles
  • Slater, Michael
  • Cruikshank, George
Series statement
The Dent uniform edition of Dickens' journalism
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  • London (England)
  • London (England)
Label
Sketches by Boz and other early papers, 1833-39, edited by Michael Slater ; with illustrations by George Cruikshank
Link
http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780814206294.pdf
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Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The First Publication of Dickens's Sketches in Serial and Volume Form -- Dickens's Life and Times -- to 1839 -- Map of London -- Dickens's Prefaces to Sketches by Boz -- Sketches by Boz. Our Parish. 1. The Beadle -- The Parish Engine -- The Schoolmaster. 2. The Curate -- The Old Lady -- The Half Pay Captain. 3. The Four Sisters. 4. The Election for Beadle. 5. The Broker's Man. 6. The Ladies' Societies. 7. Our Next-door Neighbour. Scenes. 1. The Streets -- Morning. 2. The Streets -- Night. 3. Shops and their Tenants. 4. Scotland Yard. 5. Seven Dials. 6. Meditations in Monmouth Street. 7. Hackney Coach Stands. 8. Doctors' Commons. 9. London Recreations. 10. The River. 11. Astley's. 12. Greenwich Fair. 13. Private Theatres. 14. Vauxhall Gardens by Day. 15. Early Coaches. 16. Omnibuses
  • 9. Mrs Joseph Porter. 10. A Passage in the Life of Mr Watkins Tottle. 11. The Bloomsbury Christening. 12. The Drunkard's Death -- Other Early Papers. Sunday Under Three Heads. Papers from Bentley's Miscellany. The Pantomime of Life. Some Particulars Concerning a Lion. Full Report of the First Meeting of the Mudfog Association for the Advancement of Everything. Full Report of the Second Meeting of the Mudfog Association for the Advancement of Everything. Familiar Epistle from a Parent to a Child Aged Two Years and Two Months
Control code
ocm28848776
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xlii, 580 pages
Isbn
9780814206294
Lccn
93036399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780814206294
  • (OCoLC)28848776
Label
Sketches by Boz and other early papers, 1833-39, edited by Michael Slater ; with illustrations by George Cruikshank
Link
http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780814206294.pdf
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The First Publication of Dickens's Sketches in Serial and Volume Form -- Dickens's Life and Times -- to 1839 -- Map of London -- Dickens's Prefaces to Sketches by Boz -- Sketches by Boz. Our Parish. 1. The Beadle -- The Parish Engine -- The Schoolmaster. 2. The Curate -- The Old Lady -- The Half Pay Captain. 3. The Four Sisters. 4. The Election for Beadle. 5. The Broker's Man. 6. The Ladies' Societies. 7. Our Next-door Neighbour. Scenes. 1. The Streets -- Morning. 2. The Streets -- Night. 3. Shops and their Tenants. 4. Scotland Yard. 5. Seven Dials. 6. Meditations in Monmouth Street. 7. Hackney Coach Stands. 8. Doctors' Commons. 9. London Recreations. 10. The River. 11. Astley's. 12. Greenwich Fair. 13. Private Theatres. 14. Vauxhall Gardens by Day. 15. Early Coaches. 16. Omnibuses
  • 9. Mrs Joseph Porter. 10. A Passage in the Life of Mr Watkins Tottle. 11. The Bloomsbury Christening. 12. The Drunkard's Death -- Other Early Papers. Sunday Under Three Heads. Papers from Bentley's Miscellany. The Pantomime of Life. Some Particulars Concerning a Lion. Full Report of the First Meeting of the Mudfog Association for the Advancement of Everything. Full Report of the Second Meeting of the Mudfog Association for the Advancement of Everything. Familiar Epistle from a Parent to a Child Aged Two Years and Two Months
Control code
ocm28848776
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xlii, 580 pages
Isbn
9780814206294
Lccn
93036399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780814206294
  • (OCoLC)28848776

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