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Title: SKETCHES OF YOUNG GENTLEMEN AND YOUNG COUPLES
WITH SKETCHES OF YOUNG LADIES BY EDWARD CASWALL
By: Charles Dickens
Format: Hardback

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ISBN 10: 0199603286
ISBN 13: 9780199603282
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Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pub. date: 10 November, 2011
Pages: 256
Synopsis: Following the phenomenal popularity of Sketches by Boz and The Pickwick Papers, Dickens produced two short volumes of Sketches of Young Gentlemen and Young Couples, in response to the appearance of Sketches of Young Ladies by 'Quiz'. Each volume purports to dissect the characteristics of familiar types such as 'The Bashful Young Gentleman', 'The Literary Young Lady', and 'The Couple who Coddle themselves'. Whimsical, satirical, witty and exuberant, the sketches ridicule the behaviour of their subjects with perfect comic effect, rendering Mr Whiffler, Mrs Chopper and their companions instantly recognizable. They offer intriguing glimpses of courtship rituals and relations between the sexes at the outset of the Victorian era, and fascinating evidence of a writer learning his craft and refining his style. This edition includes the original illustrations by Phiz, and an introduction that examines the appeal of the sketch, a literary genre in which Dickens excelled throughout his career.
Illustrations: 18 black and white by Phiz
Publication: UK
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Returns: Returnable
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