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Sketches by Boz

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ISBN-10: 0140433457

ISBN-13: 9780140433456

Edition: 1995

Authors: Charles Dickens, Dennis Walder, George Cruikshank, Stephen Wall, Dennis Walder

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This is a collection of reportage, observation, notes and fiction centred on the city of London and its people. Dickens vividly describes the streets, theatres, pawnshops, law courts and prisons he encountered as he travelled through the city.
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

James Fenimore Cooper, acclaimed as one of the first American novelists, was born in Burlington, N.J., on September 15, 1789. When he was one year old, his family moved to Cooperstown, N.Y., which was founded by his father. Cooper attended various grammar schools in Burlington, Cooperstown, and Albany, and entered Yale University in 1803 at the age of 13. In 1806, Cooper was expelled from Yale for pushing a rag with gunpowder under a classmate's door, causing it to explode. He then spent some time as a merchant seaman and served as a midshipman in the U.S. Navy from 1808-1811. In 1811, Cooper married Susan De Lancey, and lived the life of a country gentleman until one day in 1820. Cooper…    

Charles Dickens (18121870), born in Portsmouth, England, one of eight children, grew up in poverty and had little formal education, yet became the most prominent and revered of all English Victorian writers as well as a political reporter and journalist.Stephen Wall edited Anthony Trollopes Can You Forgive Her?for Penguin Classics and is a Fellow of Keble College, Oxford.Helen Small is a Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford.

List of Illustrations
A Dickens Chronology
A Note on the Text and Illustrations
Suggested Further Reading
Sketches by Boz
Appendix A: The First Publication of the Sketches in Periodical, Volume and Number Form
Appendix B: Descriptive Headings, 1868 Charles Dickens Edition