The Days of Dickens (RLE Dickens): A Glance at Some Aspects of Early Victorian Life in London (Hardback) book cover

The Days of Dickens (RLE Dickens)

A Glance at Some Aspects of Early Victorian Life in London

By Arthur L. Hayward

© 2009 – Routledge

360 pages

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About the Book

These chapters deal with the life of London from the early 1830’s to the mid-1860’s. The book mainly focuses on the social life of the day, but also deals with the blacker side of London and travel and country life.

Table of Contents

1. A London Medley 2. The Upper Ten 3. The Pleasure Gardens 4. "Something in the City" 5. On the Road 6. A Chapter of Horrors 7. Making a Night of It 8. The Great Exhibition 9. A Glimpse at the Theatres 10. Entertainment for All 11. Sensational News 12. The Songs They Sang 13. The Farringdon Hotel 14. Steam Travel by Land and Sea 15. Country Life 16. The Story of Forty Years

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens

This small collection of books originally published over sixty years brings back into print some valuable works. As well as examining the art of Dickens’ writing, the emphasis is on the social and political background of his times and the influence this had on his work.

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