Sketches by Boz, Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People

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Sprache - Englisch

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In 'Sketches by Boz, Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People,' Charles Dickens provides an exquisite series of vignettes capturing the foibles, triumphs, and tribulations of the denizens of 19th-century London. With a keen eye for detail and a penchant for social commentary, Dickens weaves through the text both humor and pathos, offering an intimate view of a society in flux. This special edition by DigiCat Publishing showcases Dickens' literary style within its historical context, providing the modern reader with both digital and print formats that honor the enduring relevance of these tales—a treasure trove of Dickensian prose that dissects the human condition with veracity and witticism.

Charles Dickens, one of the most prolific and profound British authors, showcases in this collection his early flair for observation and characterization that would come to define his illustrious career. Written before his iconic novels, 'Sketches by Boz' grants insight into the development of Dickens' thematic preoccupations with the social inequalities and urbanity of Victorian society. This work illuminates the concerns that propelled him to literary prominence and underscores the importance of Dickens as an acute commentator on the societal issues of his time.

'Sketches by Boz' is a must-read for those captivated by the human drama and the comedy of manners that unfolds within the vibrant streets of Victorian London. Scholars and enthusiasts of Dickensian literature will find in this compendium an early showcase of the master's craft and an essential piece to understanding the evolution of his timeless social critique. As DigiCat breathes new life into this lesser-known work, readers are encouraged to rediscover the rich spectrum of characters and narratives that mark Charles Dickens not only as a literary genius but as an enduring mirror of society's evergreen tales.

Über den Autor

Charles Dickens (1812–1870) remains one of the most acclaimed British novelists and a preeminent storyteller of the Victorian era. His literary prowess gained momentum with the successful publication of 'Sketches by Boz, Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People' (1836), a collection of essays and short pieces that hailed his keen observation of contemporary society and the quintessence of everyday life. Known for his rich characterization and a narrative style replete with social commentary, Dickens's works often reflect on the stark realities of poverty and injustice, shedding light on the dire existence of the working classes. His masterful use of humor, pathos, and satire not only entertained but also advocated for social reforms. His empathetic portrayals of ordinary people and their struggles in classics such as 'Oliver Twist,' 'David Copperfield,' and 'Great Expectations' have cemented his reputation as a literary genius and a compassionate social critic. Moreover, Dickens's contributions to the serial publication format underscore his innovative approach to reach a broad readership. His serialized novels fostered a profound communal reading experience in the 19th century, predating modern-day trends in episodic entertainment. His impact on literature is monumental, influencing countless authors and driving the evolution of the novel as an art form.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 651 Seiten

Größe: 886,9 KB

ISBN: 8596547329671