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1/3/1856

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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Leading Article i
Subjects Great Britain—Social Life and Customs
National Characteristics; Nationalism
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This article is a classic example of the kind known today, thanks to Private Eye, as a 'Why, Oh, Why?' piece, in other words, the sort of column written by a journalist who, having no particular topic on hand but needing to fill his column, proceeds to a semi-humorous listing of apparently foolish or meaningless things in contemporary everyday life that exasperate him or her.

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Author George Augustus Sala
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Essay i
Prose: Sketch i
Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Italy—Description and Travel
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
United States—Description and Travel
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Motivated by Albert Smith, The English Hotel Nuisance (1855).

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Far East

1/3/1856

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Author Henry Morley
Genre Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects Asia—Description and Travel
Asia—Politics and Government
Asia—Social Life and Customs
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Based on Paul B. Whittingham, Notes on the Late Expedition against the Russian Settlements in Eastern Siberia; and of a Visit to Japan and to the Shores or Tartary, and of the Sea of Okhotsk (1856)

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Author Wilkie Collins
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Art; Design; Painting; Sculpture; Photography; Interior Decoration;
Crime; Criminals; Punishment; Capital Punishment; Prisons; Penal Transportation; Penal Colonies
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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Author Edmund Ollier
Genre Poetry: Narrative i
Subjects Dreams; Visions; Sleep
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—General
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Author Henry Morley
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subject Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
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1/3/1856

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Genre Advertisement(s) i
Subjects Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Newspapers; Periodicals; Journalism
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