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Douglas Jerrold: A Life (1803-1857)

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Douglas Jerrold was the quintessential Victorian. Starting life as a sea-farer, he, like his close friend Dickens, turned himself into a famous writer and journalist, feared for his sharp pen in literary circles. A prolific writer of articles and novels, he wrote many successful plays that made his rising popular fame equal to Dickens's celebrity as a novelist. When Jerrol ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published November 1st 2002 by International Publishers Marketing
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Michael Slater is Emeritus Professor of Victorian Literature at Birkbeck College, University of London, past President of the International Dickens Fellowship and of the Dickens Society of America, and former editor of the journal The Dickensian. He has taught and continues to lecture widely in the USA, across Europe, Australasia and the Far East.

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