Selected Journalism   -     By: Charles Dickens
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Selected Journalism

Penguin Books / 1998 / Paperback

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'All who love Dickens have a strange sense that he is really inexhaustible.' That was G.K. Cheaterton's impression of Dicken's mature journalism and it still holds true. Dickens was always on the move. in his imagination and in the mile upon mile of noctural walks he made around London. He travelled, either literally or figuratively, to prisons, theaters, slums, the Inns of Court, on journeys to the Continent and back to his childhood in Kent and London. For this volume David Pascoe has selected from the pieces Dickens wrote after he founded Household Words in 1850 until his death in 1870. It contains 'Night Walks', 'On Strike' and 'New Year's Day' which are among Dicken's most remarkable pieces. His aim was to catch the imagination of a public beseiged, as we are now, by hack journalism. He does so by concentrating and writing 'for the time being, as if there were nothing else to be done in the world - the only likely way I know of, of doing anything'.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 1998
Dimensions: 8.12 X 5.12 (inches)
ISBN: 0140435808
ISBN-13: 9780140435801
UPC: 051488018001
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Author Bio

Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812, in Landport, Portsea, England. He died in Kent on June 9, 1870. The second of eight children of a family continually plagued by debt, the young Dickens came to know not only hunger and privation,but also the horror of the infamous debtors’ prison and the evils of child labor. A turn of fortune in the shape of a legacy brought release from the nightmare of prison and “slave” factories and afforded Dickens the opportunity of two years’ formal schooling at Wellington House Academy. He worked as an attorney’s clerk and newspaper reporter until his Sketches by Boz (1836) and The Pickwick Papers (1837) brought him the amazing and instant success that was to be his for the remainder of his life. In later years, the pressure of serial writing, editorial duties, lectures, and social commitments led to his separation from Catherine Hogarth after twenty-three years of marriage. It also hastened his death at the age of fifty-eight, when he was characteristically engaged in a multitude of work.

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