in By Accident or Design
April 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 14697 words.
In the 1830s, London’s streets saw the influx of horse-drawn omnibuses and cabs which caused all manner of accidents in their competitive scramble. In the guise of ‘Boz’, Charles Dickens...