Selected Journalism, 1850-1870 Charles Dickens

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Selected Journalism, 1850-1870  by  Charles Dickens

Selected Journalism, 1850-1870 by Charles Dickens
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A testament to the energy and creativity of a writer and journalist without equalThroughout his writing career Charles Dickens was a hugely prolific journalist. This volume of his later work is selected from pieces that he wrote after he founded theMoreA testament to the energy and creativity of a writer and journalist without equalThroughout his writing career Charles Dickens was a hugely prolific journalist.

This volume of his later work is selected from pieces that he wrote after he founded the journal Household Words in 1850, up until his death in 1870. Here subjects as varied as his nocturnal walks around London slums, prisons, theatres and Inns of Court, journeys to the continent and his childhood in Kent and London are captured in remarkable pieces such as Night Walks, On Strike, New Years Day and Lying Awake.

Aiming to catch the imagination of a public besieged by hack journalism, these writings are an extraordinary blend of public and private, news and recollection, reality and fantastic description. David Pascoes introduction traces the development of Dickenss career as a journalist and examines his fusion of real events with flights of fancy. This edition also includes explanatory notes, a bibliography and a Dickens chronology.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.



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