Sketches by Boz

  • Norman Page
Part of the Macmillan Literary Companions book series (LICOM)


Composition In the

Preface to the Cheap Edition (1847) of Pickwick Papers, Dickens writes of the Magazine in which my first effusion-dropped stealthily one evening at twilight, with fear and trembling, into a dark letterbox, in a dark office, up a dark court in Fleet Street — appeared in all the glory of print; on which occasion by-the-bye, — how well I recollect it! — I walked down to Westminster Hall, and turned into it for half-an-hour, because my eyes were so dimmed with joy and pride, that they could not bear the street, and were not fit to be seen there.


Volume Publication Monthly Magazine Modern Edition Dead Metaphor Prose Writer 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Norman Page 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Norman Page

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations