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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Essay i
Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Crimean War, 1853-1856
Great Britain—Politics and Government
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Middle East—Description and Travel
Monarchy
Myth; Legends; Epic Literature; Fables; Allegory; Folklore
Race; Racism; Ethnicity; Anthropology; Ethnography
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Dickens's lifelong passion for The Arabian Nights, expressed most notably in his essay 'A Christmas Tree' (first published in HW, 2 December 1850, subsequently included in Reprinted Pieces; now usually collected with Christmas Stories), enables him to write with consummate ease the following 'fine little bit of satire', as he calls it in a letter to Forster (Pilgrim, Vol. VII, p. 581).

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Sister Rose [iii]

21/4/1855

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Author Wilkie Collins
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Crime; Criminals; Punishment; Capital Punishment; Prisons; Penal Transportation; Penal Colonies
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
France—History
France—Politics and Government
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Law; Lawyers; Justice; Courts; Trials
Revolutions; Revolutions—History; Riots; Riots—Fiction; Political Violence
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The Soldier's Wife

21/4/1855

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Authors Henry Morley
W[illiam] H[enry] Wills
Subjects Crimean War, 1853-1856
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Great Britain—Politics and Government
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
War; Battles; Peace; Military History; Weapons; Soldiers
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Author William Duthie
Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Nature; Nature (Aesthetics); Nature in Literature; Landscapes
Religion; Religion and Culture
Urbanization; Urban Life and Landscapes
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Gambling

21/4/1855

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Author George Augustus Sala
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Prose: Essay i
Subjects Great Britain—Social Life and Customs
London (England)—Description and Travel
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
Popular Culture; Amusements
Psychology; Psychiatry; Mental Health; Mind-Body Relations (Metaphysics)
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
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Author Edmund Saul Dixon
Genres Prose: Digest; Review i
Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Russia—Description and Travel
Russia—Social Life and Customs
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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Turgenev, A Sportsman's Sketches, 1854  French trans.

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