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Dickens the journalist

Author: John M L Drew
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is the first critical study to take on Dickens's journalism as a three-dimensional field in its own right, and to assess the justice of recent press reviews of Dickens's journalism as 'outstanding' and 'as dazzling as any of his fiction'. Its first object is to tell the story of Dickens's forty-year career in the media as clearly and authoritatively as possible, explaining and recording much that was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John M L Drew
ISBN: 033398773X 9780333987735
OCLC Number: 52214505
Description: viii, 255 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Copying and reporting life (1830-33) --
Chronicling and sketching life (1834-36) --
'Boz' as 'editor' (1837-41) --
Travelling, skirmishing and sharp-shooting (1841-44) --
Launching The Daily News (1845-46) --
Reviewing The Examiner (1848-49) --
Editing life: Dickens and Household Words (1850-59) --
Publishing and recalling life: All the year round (1959-70) --
Dickens the journalist: models, modes, and media --
Special correspondence: reading Dicken's journalism.
Responsibility: John M.L. Drew.
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This project offers a critical guide to over a million words of vintage Dickens. It provides both a biographical and socio-historical account of the main phases of Dickens's career as a journalist,  Read more...

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