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Sketches by Boz

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

A collection of sketches of life and manners, by Dickens, first published in various periodicals, and in book form in 1836–7 (in one volume, 1839).

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Sketches by Boz

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

A collection of sketches of life and manners, by Dickens, first published in various periodicals, and in book form in 1836–7 (in one volume, 1839).

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Sketches by Boz

in Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

January 2000; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 3276 words.

Dickens's first book, which gathered, along with some new pieces, the sketches and tales which he had published between

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Sketches by Boz

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 29 words.

a collection of sketches of life and manners, by Dickens, first published in various periodicals, and in book form

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Sketches by Boz

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 41 words.

A collection of vivid sketches of life and manners, by Charles *Dickens, first published in various periodicals, and in book form ...

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Sketches by Boz

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 41 words.

A collection of vivid sketches of life and manners, by Charles *Dickens, first published in various periodicals, and in book form ...

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‘A Sketch by Boz’ and the ‘Nightmare Aria’ in Gilbert's Iolanthe

Rodney Stenning Edgecombe.

in Notes and Queries

December 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Linguistics; Literature. 599 words.

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Agreement Between Chapman & Hall and John Macrone for the Purchase of the Copyright of Sketches By Boz, 17 June 1837*

Edited by Madeline House and Graham Storey.

in The British Academy/The Pilgrim Edition of the Letters of Charles Dickens, Vol. 1: 1820–1839

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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reputation of Dickens

in Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

January 2000; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 3057 words.

Dickens's first success came with Sketches by Boz, and this established his earliest reputation as a writer of sketches,

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Dickens, Charles (1812–1870)

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 204 words.

Sketches by ‘Boz’ [1st series] (1836) Fiction The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club (1837) Fiction

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Dickens, Charles (1812–1870)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 264 words.

Sketches by ‘Boz’ [1st series] (1836) Fiction

The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club (1837) Fiction...

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short-story and sketch writer, Dickens as

in Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

January 2000; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 526 words.

Dickens's first imaginative writing, published in newspapers and periodicals and later collected as Sketches by Boz, consisted exclusively of

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short-story and sketch writer, Dickens as

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

Dickens's first imaginative writing, published in newspapers and periodicals and later collected as Sketches by Boz, consisted exclusively of tales and sketches, and these were forms to...

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George Cruikshank

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1792–1878),

illustrator and caricaturist, son of Isaac Cruikshank, also a caricaturist, illustrated a large amount of literary works including Sketches by Boz in 1836, which began...

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The Man from Nowhere

Andrew Sanders.

in Dickens and the Spirit of the Age

September 1999; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 8990 words.

Dickens struck most of his first readers as someone which blazed on to the early-Victorian literary firmament like a meteor. The ambitious but still tentative writer who signed himself with...

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Dickens and the Traffic of Accidents

Paul Fyfe.

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...

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Sir John Easthope

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

Shortly after Easthope bought the Morning Chronicle in 1834, Dickens joined the staff, quickly earning attention as the paper's leading reporter (see journalist, Dickens as). He also...

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stout

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Stout was originally simply a colloquial epithet for ‘strong beer’. Its use for a specific sort of dark, fairly bitter and creamy variety of beer seems to have originated in...

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Public and private

Jenny Hartley.

in Charles Dickens: A Very Short Introduction

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biographical Studies; Literature; Literary Studies (19th Century). 6194 words.

Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth in February 1812. ‘Public and private’ describes his early childhood, his first jobs, and his move into writing. His father’s imprisonment for debt...

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Dickens’s Early Sketches

Paul Schlicke.

in The Oxford Handbook of Charles Dickens

September 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 5980 words.

Dickens’s early imaginative work, the sketches of 1833–40, first published in newspapers and magazines, attracted much attention and, months before Pickwick became famous, launched his...

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John Black

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

Of the Morning Chronicle 1817–43, where Dickens found his first full-time employment as a reporter from 1834 to 1836, simultaneous with his publication of the pieces that were collected in null...

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